How is it that the very people of Wisconsin who stand to benefit from strong government services not only vote against the candidates who support those services but are vehemently against the very idea of big government? This is the question asked by today’s guest, Katherine Cramer, in her new book “The Politics of Resentment.” […]
Faculty members at UW Green Bay have overwhelmingly approved a vote of “no confidence” in university administrators on Thursday. They’re the fifth campus to issue such a vote, after UW Madison, Milwaukee, River Falls, and La Crosse did the same earlier this month. For more on this, Molly Stentz spoke with Andrew Austin of the […]
(WORT) — Officials from the Montello School District in Marquette County are asking taxpayers for over $1 million a year for the next three years, just to keep their doors open. Cameron Bren reports.
(WORT) — On Saturday, the Wisconsin Department of Justice raided the Lincoln Hills School for Boys in Irma. The raid was part of a secret John Doe criminal probe looking into sexual assault, physical abuse and child neglect at the Wisconsin juvenile detention center. According to recently unsealed court records, Lincoln County Circuit Judge Robert […]
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin is now the only state that hasn’t yet released full information on health insurance rates for the coming year. Some are saying regulators aren’t doing enough to hold insurance companies accountable. Darien Lamen reports.
Hit with an avalanche of criticism from across Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislative leaders have agreed to remove language from the state budget that would have gutted the state’s open records law. Dee Hall of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has the details.