Viki Berenson and Ed Blume, representatives from “Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin” talk about the effects, implications, and progress on F-35 fighter squadron in Madison. They will be sponsoring defense analyst Pierre Sprey at the First Unitarian Church on January 17th, at 6:45.
Today, we continue our ongoing conversation about the Air Force’s intention to site a fleet of F-35 fighter jets at Truax Field in Madison. “What has been scarce in this debate is actual information,” says alder Rebecca Kemble. She and journalist Dylan Brogan join Allen in the studio today to get down to the facts […]
Madison has been in an ongoing public debate about the possible siting of F-35 fighter jets at Truax Field. For today’s F-35 update episode, we speak with Representative Chris Taylor and Amelia Royko-Maurer, both of whom were part of a delegation of Madison-area community leaders and elected officials who traveled to Burlington, Vermont last week […]
As Madison grapples with its selection as a preferred site for a squadron of the Air Force’s newest fighters and faces a mixture of opposition and support from community leaders, the first of the Air Force’s new F-35 fighter jets touched down in Burlington, Vermont last week. To learn more about how the F-35 bed-down […]
In this September 20th edition of the WORT Week-in-Review, we hear about the city council’s vote on F-35 jets, the mayor’s plan for bus rapid transit, a right to die law coming to Wisconsin, state lawmakers skirting public records requests with fees, and the origins of gentrification. Contributors to this episode are Abigail Becker, Jade […]
A few weeks ago, we aired an episode about the opposition to the Air National Guard’s proposal to site a fleet of F-35 fighter jets at Madison’s Truax Field. For today’s show, guest host Brenda Konkel sits down with local officials to get updates on the F-35s and the city and county resolutions opposing them. […]