Governor Tony Evers put forward a plan today that would decriminalize marijuana. This comes after years of failed attempts at similar legislation — but this time, they have support from the governor. Many legalization and decriminalization proponents are celebrating Evers’ announcement today, but it still faces likely roadblocks in the Republican-controlled legislature. Evers says he’ll […]
As we enter into the third week of August, only two states in the United States have yet to pass a state budget: Connecticut and Wisconsin. Wisconsin’s budget, now over a month overdue, has stalled, primarily due to deep divides between Governor Scott Walker, the State Senate and the State Assembly about how to address […]
What is the general impression of the budget for low-income individuals in Wisconsin? What’s good in the budget? What should we be worried about? Today longtime public interest attorney Vicky Selkowe joins Carousel Bard in the studio to discuss the Wisconsin State Budget and its impact on people in poverty in our state. Later, Dee Hall calls in […]
A provision in the proposed state budget mandates that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approve or reject applications that change Dane County’s water quality plan to 90 days.
MADISON (WORT) — As reporter Craig McComb was walking across the Capitol Square Wednesday morning, he spotted a lone protester speaking up the best way he knows how.
MADISON (WORT) — Hundreds of University of Wisconsin-Madison professors packed a meeting on campus Tuesday to grill Chancellor Becky Blank about proposed changes to the tenure system. State lawmakers have proposed eliminating tenure protections in state law as part of the state budget.