The state Senate passed a COVID-19 relief package today. Governor Evers signed the bill into law shortly after its approval on the Senate floor The fight for a COVID-19 relief bill pitted the governor’s office against state Republicans. Weeks ago, Governor Evers introduced two relief packages to the republican-held assembly, which were not taken up. […]
With the impeachment proceedings in the final stages, today Ali spends the hour with political scientist Sarah Binder to learn about the impeachment process in a historical context and try to make sense of what this moment could mean for American political institutions and the voting public. Sarah Binder is a professor of political science […]
Today the State Senate passed a resolution supporting the placement of F-35 fighter jets at the Truax Air Force Base in northeast Madison. The resolution was sponsored by sixteen Republican lawmakers, but just one Democrat signed on to the measure: Senator Mark Miller, who represents suburbs east of Madison and whose district contains Truax Air […]
In honor of election day, WORT news director Molly Stentz offers us a highlight reel of important election coverage we’ve profiled on the station in recent months. Hear what’s on the ballot here in Wisconsin, including a few competitive senate races and the two Dane County referenda about dark store tax loopholes and the legalization […]
Will Walker gain enough support to pass the budget? What does this mean for Wisconsin’s future? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to hear guest host Molly Stentz and Assistant News Director Dylan Brogan discuss the updates in the Wisconsin Budget.
MADISON (WORT) — The Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee is hashing out the final details of the next biennial budget before it is taken up by the full Assembly and Senate. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi tells Dylan Brogan how the state budget will affect Wisconsin’s 2nd largest county.