During his tenure in the Governor’s office, outgoing Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker frequently touted the work his Administration did to combat waste and fraud in state government. Walker bragged that in 2017, state inspectors found $150 million in Medicaid fraud and overpayments. That sounds impressive, until you realize that $150 million is less than 2% […]
Last week, top Republicans announced at the White House that electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn plans to build a facility in Wisconsin. They’re looking at 1,000 acre parcels of land in the southeastern part of the state, and Governor Scott Walker says they’ll employ 13,000 people. Walker scheduled a special legislative session to pass a series […]
MADISON (WORT) — On Thursday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-2 to end the secret John Doe investigation probe into Governor Scott Walker’s campaign. Dylan Brogan reports.
Matthew Defour, state government reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal, joined the July 13th Buzz to give us a summary of final changes to the biennial budget along with a brief look into Gov. Walker’s incipient presidential campaign.
MADISON (WORT) — Nearly 100 people rallied at the Capitol Thursday evening to protest what’s likely coming in the next state budget.
MADISON (WORT) — Hundreds of University of Wisconsin-Madison professors packed a meeting on campus Tuesday to grill Chancellor Becky Blank about proposed changes to the tenure system. State lawmakers have proposed eliminating tenure protections in state law as part of the state budget.