WORT 89.9 FM, Isthmus, The Progressive magazine, and the Madison Public Library are sponsoring a candidate forum for all Democratic candidates for the Wisconsin gubernatorial primary. All eight campaigns have confirmed attendance. Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Time: 6:30 p.m. Candidate Meet & Greet […]
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.
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.
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.
Rep. Mandela Barnes talks about challenging fellow Democrat Lena Taylor for her seat in the State Senate over issues of school reform and economic security.
Jill Stein, a candidate for the 2016 Green Party nomination for President of the United States, spoke with WORT’s Darien Lamen about the need for progressive voters to break what she calls an “abusive relationship” with the Democratic party.