Sustain Dane’s Sustainable Business Network Quarterly Meeting Featuring Jasmine Banks, Perfect Imperfections Be inspired by the personal and professional story of Jasmine Banks, a Madison entrepreneur whose business has sustainability and community at its heart. By exploring creative strategies for messaging, promotion, stakeholder buy-in, and meaningful community connection, we will learn about the power of […]
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with State Senator Kathleen Vinehout, who’s running in August’s Democratic primary to be Wisconsin’s governor. With plenty of listener questions, they discuss her history as a dairy farmer and as a researcher, and cover topics related to rural issues, the environment, a woman’s right to choose, urban issues, and more.
Madison Reads Leopold is a community read-aloud celebrating the life and legacy of Aldo Leopold. The event features a diverse lineup of public figures and community members sharing Leopold’s eloquence and wisdom from “A Sand County Almanac” and other works. The Arboretum will host the 13th-annual free public reading on March 3, 2018, in the […]
The bill gives the Department of Natural Resources three years to repeal any air pollution regulations that go beyond federal regulations. A Republican author of the bill Sen. Duey Stroebel notes the bill would allow the DNR to reinstate regulations it deems necessary. “It really just seems to be a common sense way to make […]
Local transportation policy in a time of demographic, political and technological change. We’ll talk about: * Changing demographics – an opportunity to invest in a 21st century transportation system. * Harnessing changing technology while retaining core community values. * Being economically competitive while providing equitable access to everyone. * Optimizing our existing infrastructure. * Reducing […]
On Thursday, August 3rd, the Wisconsin Assembly held public hearings on 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1, which would provide up to three billion dollars in manufacturing tax incentives to the Taiwanese Foxconn corporation to build an LCD assembly plant at a yet-to-be-determined location in southeastern Wisconsin. The bill would also exempt the facility from […]