Hit with an avalanche of criticism from across Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislative leaders have agreed to remove language from the state budget that would have gutted the state’s open records law. Dee Hall of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has the details.
As part of our monthly partnership with the fine folks over at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Managing Editor Dee Hall spoke with Brian Standing about the latest in the open records debacle, more trouble with businesses who received WEDC loans, and new information regarding the now-closed John Doe probe.
In 2012, Kohl’s Corp. received a whopping $62.5 million tax credit package from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation earmarked for job creation and the construction of a new headquarters. Three years later, Kohl’s is headquartered out of its new building, but has struggled to meet its required jobs quota, landing at just 15 percent of […]
Dee Hall from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism joins us once again for the latest in Badger State breaking stories. She talks with Monday Buzz host Brian Standing about secret e-mails in the Governor’s office, the latest on the state of the state’s drinking water and whether anyone’s making any progress on Wisconsin’s academic […]
(WORT) — This week we cover the looming overhaul of the Wisconsin Civil Service System and the debate over a new bill targeting so-called “Sanctuary Cities.”
Psychologists increasingly agree that a traumatic childhood influences adult’s lives and behavior. As a result, trauma-informed care has rapidly become the standard protocol in Wisconsin for institutions responsible for troubled youth. But as the state criminal justice system tries to generate more positive results, does traditional security suffer? State correctional worker unions blame recent incidents […]