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 […]
Gov. Walker Retreats from Open Records Law Changes
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.
WI Budget: Local Effects
On the Tuesday, July 9th A Public Affair, host Carousel Bayrd was joined by Representative Terese Berceau and Representative Melissa Sargent to discuss the local impacts of the Wisconsin State Budget.
Scott Walker Vetoes Last-Minute Eviction
Thanks to a gubernatorial veto, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism will keep their offices on the U.W.-Madison campus and be able to continue their collaboration with the university. Executive director of the WCIJ Andy Hall joins the Buzz to discuss the controversial budget provision that would have evicted the organization from their offices and banned them from university affiliation.
85,000 People Cut Off Badgercare – What Now?
Dr. Robert L. Seward of the Mad as Hell doctors and Physicans for National Health Program explains what the Wisconsin state budget will mean for those individuals who no longer qualify for Badgercare.
Budget Hearing Update
Bright and early on the Thursday, June 20th 8 O’Clock Buzz host Tony Casteneda talked with State Representative Cory Mason from Racine County. They talked about the State budget discussion – or lack thereof – that is happening currently.