Wisconsin has a history of leading the nation in public policy discussion. According to Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe, it’s time for Wisconsin to lead the way on healthcare reform. In this week’s Democracy Checkup, we talk healthcare and how the current conversation is falling short.
The sky is falling! The sky is falling! – Chicken Little I honestly don’t know how many more times I have to write this story. First Trump proposes an interim budget, lasting through September, that defunds the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). Then, Congress passes an interim budget that restores funding to the CPB. Now, […]
In a slap to the face of President Trump, a bipartisan Omnibus Appropriations bill was passed out of committee on Monday, May 1 and, among other things, preserves funding levels for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), a lifeline to WORT. The spending bill that preserves funding until the end of September 2017 will soon […]
Although the resignation of Speaker John Boehner of Ohio might have come across to some observers as abrupt, the departure of the House Republican leader was precipitated by a long career in government marked by political battles, the most recent of which manifested itself in publicly visible tension with some of the more conservative members […]
MADISON (WORT) –Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan has introduced a bill that will repeal the USA Patriot Act.
Congressman Mark Pocan joined the Tuesday, 8 O’Clock Buzz, on March 12, 2013. The freshman Congressman is a member of the budget House committee. A hearing is scheduled for tomorrow, March, 13, 2013.