Republicans—what are they thinking? That’s the theme for today’s show with Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd. First, Senator Jon Erpenbach from the Joint Finance Committee discusses missed opportunities related to the […]
Recapping Wisconsin’s annual GOP Convention
Over the weekend, Wisconsin’s Republican lawmakers held their annual state convention in Wisconsin Dells. But, the event was far from serene — as the party’s leaders fielded a two-pronged attack […]
Framing John Boehner’s Resignation
Although the resignation of Speaker John Boehner of Ohio might have come across to some observers as abrupt, the departure of the House Republican leader was precipitated by a long […]
Walker Turns Right on Immigration
MADISON (WORT) — Governor Scott Walker’s nascent campaign for president has mostly been a tale of growing Republican support, but one area where he has found trouble is the topic of immigration.
Sen. Fitzgerald Vows to Take Lead on Right-to-Work Bill
MADISON (WORT) — In his most decisive statement to date, Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) has promised to introduce right-to-work legislation in early 2015. Dylan Brogan reports.
Walker Wants Drug Tests for Public Assistance Recipients
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsinites applying for unemployment benefits and food stamps may soon be forced to undergo a drug test.