As a Super Tuesday special, we present this pledge drive rebroadcast of Carousel’s interview with Wisconsin State Representative Dianne Hesselbein about gerrymandering and the fight for fair maps with Wisconsin. With fair maps in place, Rep. Hesselbein says, “Nobody can rig the system anymore—not Republicans, not Democrats, not anyone.” During the live segments of this […]
Governor Tony Evers will deliver his 2020 State of the State Address tonight, January 22. In his address, the Governor will reflect on legislation in 2019 and will lay out his legislative priorities for 2020. Excerpts of the Governor’s speech released this morning touch on student debt, nonpartisan redistricting, investment in rural communities, youth vaping, […]
For today’s episode, Carousel takes a deep dive into the ins-and-outs of the legislature with guests Ron Sklansky, former senior staff attorney at the Wisconsin Legislative Council, and state senator Mark Miller. They discuss the balance of power in the legislature, the role of administrative agencies, the legislative priorities of the upcoming session, and what […]
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) — Wisconsinites applying for unemployment benefits and food stamps may soon be forced to undergo a drug test.
Wisconsin Republicans are pushing to limit the hours municipal election clerks can accommodate in-person absentee voting.