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 […]
Governor-elect Tony Evers announced the first of his cabinet today, including his choices for DOA secretary and DNR secretary.The Democrat will be sworn in to office in about three weeks. Evers announced his choices at a press conference in Milwaukee today. He said he hopes they’ll be able to “connect the dots,” between agencies and […]
Chris Ott, Executive Director of the ACLU of Wisconsin, talks to Jan about the recent Republican-led Wisconsin legislature’s efforts to strip away powers of the incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers and other incoming elected officials.
The GOP lame-duck measures drew hundreds of protesters to the Wisconsin State Capitol last night and more today. For some, it was their first-ever political protest, while for others it evoked the historic Act 10 demonstrations in 20-11. Protesters returned today as lawmakers convened for sessions that could go until midnight or beyond. Some even […]
Hot off the press, we bring you the election results! WORT news director Molly Stentz hosts the hour with post-victory footage from the races for governor (Tony Evers, D), the U.S. Senate (Tammy Baldwin, D), and attorney general (Josh Kaul, D). For the second half of the show, she catches up with Dan Kaufman, author […]
Today’s episode is a three-part election edition! First, we talk voter suppression and voter access with UW–Madison law professor Robert Yablon. Then, we feature Carousel’s recent interview with gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers about listener-inspired questions around education and the economy. In the final segment, Andrew Kitslaar joins us in the studio for a brief discussion […]