(WORT) — This week we cover Wisconsin’s right-to-work law being put on hold, the Madison Common Council proposing to take away powers from the mayor, and Tone Madison editor Scott Gordon talks to Madison rock duo Dick the Bruiser.
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.
A Dane County judge struck down Wisconsin’s right-to-work law Friday. Paul Secunda of Marquette University Law School talks about the legal basis for that decision and how likely it is to withstand an appeal.
A judge has struck down Wisconsin’s right-to-work law. Darien Lamen reports on the legal basis for ruling, and on the polarized response it has prompted.