State Department of Public Instruction leader Tony Evers won the Democratic nomination for governor last night. He pulled ahead of seven other candidates and will take on Governor Scott Walker in the November election. W-O-R-T reporters were on the scene at election night parties last night where Tony Evers celebrated his victory with supporters at […]
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.
On August 14, 2018, Wisconsin holds its primaries for partisan elected office. The Democratic field seeking to replace two-term incumbent Scott Walker now numbers 13 declared and 3 filed candidates, bringing the total to 16. Candidates include: Michele Doolan, Tony Evers, Matt Flynn, Andy Gronik, Bob Harlow, Dave Heaster, Mike McCabe, Mahlon Mitchell, Kelda Roys, […]
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is under intense scrutiny as the agency finalizes a $3 billion contract with Taiwanese manufacturing company, Foxconn. State lawmakers are asking where the agency’s money is going and if it is being held accountable for contracts made with private companies. This week, the agency announced a lawsuit […]
State Senator Kathleen Vinehout is the latest Democrat to announce a run for governor. She kicked off her campaign in Black River Falls on Monday. She joins long list of candidates, including Milwaukee businessman Andy Gronik, head of the Department of Public Instruction Tony Evers, and Eau Claire State Representative Dana Wachs. Vinehout says she […]
Guest host and WORT Board President Dave Devereaux-Weber is joined by state Senator Kathleen Vinehout at noon to discuss the issues in her district and her vision for Wisconsin. Carla Williams, a volunteer of WORT’s Her Turn Collective, co-hosts. Vinehout recently filed papers to register a committee for a gubernatorial run in 2018. She is currently the […]