Madison’s Finance Committee unanimously greenlit a pilot for a new Crisis Response Team on Monday night. The pilot program was a major item in the mayor’s 2021 budget proposal, and the finance committee’s sign-off is one of the final steps for the initiative to move forward. The program is a joint effort between the city, […]
What political reforms should Wisconsin look at in 2019? How best can we rid the dominance of money from politics? How might Tony Evers change the political landscape, after he takes office on Monday, January 7th? Esty Dinur takes a look at political reform in Wisconsin with Mary Bottari and David Armiak, both reporters at the […]
Substitute hosts Bert Zipperer and Gil Halsted speak with Mary Bottari, Deputy Director of the Center for Media and Democracy, about her recent reporting, including the redistricting case Gill v. Whitford just heard by the Supreme Court and the conservative attempt to defund and defang public sector unions.
Jan Miyasaki interviews Mary Bottari, Deputy Director of the Center for Media and Democracy, about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to take up the Chisholm case, centering around several Wisconsin Supreme Court justices’ failure to recuse themselves in a case centered around their political contributors.
On this episode of A Public Affair, Matt Rothschild speaks with Mary Bottari of the Center for Media and Democracy about recent revelations from the John Doe investigation. The Guardian newspaper recently published an investigative news story detailing coordination between the Walker administration, major donors, and a non-profit group.
Who were the big winners of the Iowa caucus? What does this mean for the election going forward? Today Allen Ruff talks with Mary Bottari, investigative journalist with the Center for Media and Democracy to discuss the caucus and broader political issues including the influence of “Big Money” in the electoral process.