Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne is running for re-election. He speaks with WORT’s Darien Lamen about the allegations his opponent has been making against him, about restorative justice initiatives he’s been championing, and about his non-indictment decisions in over a dozen cases of officer-involved shootings.
Governor Scott Walker says he’s considering additional funding for the UW in the next state budget. But could his “performance-based” funding model actually make things worse?
Bob Jambois recently announced he will take on his boss, Ismael Ozanne, for the position of Dane County District Attorney. And the challenger has come out swinging.
Faculty at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls passed a resolution Wednesday declaring “no confidence” in System President Ray Cross and the UW Board of Regents over their failure to defend robust tenure protections. Darien Lamen reports.
(WORT)–When your neighborhood McDonald’s violates labor law, can the parent corporation be held responsible? When workers demand better working conditions at a Taco Bell, can the store manager make that call without consulting “corporate” first? At the heart of questions like these is the contested nature of the franchisee-franchisor relationship. Last August, the National Labor […]
A federal appeals court ruled that a U.S. district judge must consider whether Wisconsin’s voter ID law applies to people who face “daunting obstacles” to obtaining valid IDs. WORT’s Darien Lamen spoke with Sean Young, a staff attorney for the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project, about what the new decision means for Wisconsin voters.