Last week, three state lawmakers put forward a bipartisan package of police reform bills. The package would, among other things, overhaul the state’s use of force reporting procedures and institute a new level of community control over the Madison and Milwaukee Police and Fire Commissions. For more on the recommendations, WORT Producer Jonah Chester spoke […]
Governor Tony Evers signed an executive order yesterday that will beef up the State’s diversity training. “I want to make clear that my administration and I are committed to making Wisconsin more equitable, just, and inclusive place for everyone,” says Evers. “We need to make sure that everyone’s voices are heard and our shared values […]
In this episode of the 8 O’clock Buzz, ExPO edition, Jerome Dillard talks about voting rights of ex-incarcerated individuals with state Senator Lena Taylor and Peggy West from the S.E. Wisconsin ExPO chapter. Unlock the vote is the message of the day!
Milwaukee Democratic Senator Lena Taylor says she won’t quit, even after landing in hot water thanks to a report that says she bullied staff. Surrounded by constituents in Milwaukee today, Taylor defended her staffing decisions, along with her choice of words during a recent altercation with a bank teller. The longtime, outspoken critic of Republican […]
Jerome Dillard of EXPO (Ex incarcerated People Organizing) interviews Wisconsin state senator Lena Taylor about issues related to Wisconsin prisons and the prison system in the state.
Let’s talk about Foxconn. Last week the Wisconsin Assembly passed the Foxconn bill, which includes a massive 3 billion dollar tax break to the Taiwanese company. The bill is currently being discussed in the state Senate’s Joint Finance Committee. First up, Representative Dianne Hesselbein of Middleton starts off the program with a recap of last week’s […]