What has the VA ever done for me? On the eve of Congress’ and the Trump Administration’s plans to privatize the VA, many non-veteran American voters may be asking themselves this question. It turns out, the answer is a lot. Professor Suzanne Gordon, a journalist and expert on the VA, helped us understand what’s at […]
On this episode of the Wisconsin Energy Broadcast, Mack Gapinski of Madison based SunPeak explains the potential impact of the new tariff on imported solar panels for both residential and commercial solar customers. To learn more about the impact of the solar tariffs for each state check out this GreenTech Media analysis. In a full length […]
In late October, The Daily Beast ran a story exposing the political connections of Whitefish Energy, an obscure company that somehow secured a $300 million contract to restore electricity in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The contract was canceled a few days later, amid an explosion of public outrage and criticism from members of Congress. The journalist who reported and wrote […]
President Donald Trump ordered the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The policy better known as DACA allowed children who arrived in the U-S without paperwork to work and live here without fear of deportation. The retraction would affect 800,000 people in the United States, 8,000 of which live in Wisconsin. […]
A gallon of conventionally-produced milk currently costs around three dollars. That price could rise to as high as six dollars a gallon if President Donald Trump succeeds in his promise to deport all undocumented immigrants in the United States. That’s because the dairy industry, in Wisconsin and elsewhere, depends heavily on immigrant workers from Mexico […]
Ankur Desai, Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UW Madison and Christiane Brunner the Spokesperson for the Environment, Climate Protection and Energy for the Austrian Green Party join Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing by telephone.