(WORT) — This week the United States Supreme Court delivered a mighty setback for one of President Obama’s key initiatives to combat climate change. For more on why the high court issued this precedent setting order, Dylan Brogan spoke with UW-Madison Political Science Professor Ryan Owens.
(WORT) — This week we cover how UW-Madison students are feeling about the upcoming presidential race, what next for the closed General Motors plant in Janesville, and the All-Star saga of NHL player John Scott.
(WORT) — When it comes to the state economy, Wisconsinites can be forgiven for being confused. To find out where the Wisconsin economy actually stands, Dylan Brogan filed this report.
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(WORT) — This week state lawmakers made new headway on legislation that would dramatically increase compensation for people wrongfully convicted and imprisoned. Although historically Wisconsin was the first state to offer compensation to exonerees, its compensation standard is currently the lowest in the nation, at $5,000 per year with a maximum of $25,000. Darien Lamen reports.
(WORT) — Governor Scott Walker announced Monday a new set of proposals that his party says will help make higher education more accessible and affordable. The legislative package includes measures to combat skyrocketing student loan debt, but some are questioning whether it goes far enough. Darien Lamen reports.