MADISON (WORT) — Students in Wisconsin could be required to pass a civics exam to graduate high school if a recently added provision to the biennial budget is approved. Cameron Bren and Dylan Brogan filed this report.
Madison Building Kick-Ass Skatepark
MADISON (WORT) — The City of Madison has been awarded a federal grant for the construction of the Central Park Skatepark. Cameron Bren reports.
Wisconsin Senate Passes Referendum on Chief Justice
MADISON (WORT) — Republicans in the Wisconsin Senate passed a constitutional amendment that could change how the Chief Justice is selected for the state Supreme Court. Cameron Bren reports.
Rally Against New Dane County Jail
MADISON (WORT) — The civil unrest sparked by events in Ferguson, MI is catalyzing local opposition to a new Dane County Jail. Reporters Cameron Bren and Antonio Marquez attended Tuesday’s rally at the City-County Building organized by the Young, Gifted and Black Coalition.
Madison Reacts To Ferguson
MADISON (WORT) — The people of Madison responded Tuesday to news out of Ferguson, MO, by peacefully protesting outside the Dane County Jail and marching around the Capitol Square. In Our Backyard spoke to community leaders, Madison Police Chief Mike Koval, and protesters in the streets.
Sen. Tim Carpenter: 'Given Up' on Public Service Commission
MADISON (WORT) — In response to recent approval of fixed rate hikes, State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) is introducing legislation to overhaul the Wisconsin Public Service Commission. Cameron Bren reports.