Anyone who has taken a high school history course in the United States knows how how laws are supposed to be made. An elected representative introduces a bill, which is identified by title, the legislature holds a public hearing to solicit comment and input, and then, after deliberation, the bill may be amended to address […]
Every year, the Wisconsin AFL/CIO publishes its labor report card on members of the Wisconsin Legislature. The 2018 edition just came out, and the 103rd Wisconsin Legislature of 2017-2018, may have just received some of the worst grades of all time. Joining Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing, by phone, to explain just how unfriendly […]
Republican Wisconsin Senator and U.S. Senate Candidate Leah Vukmir wants to throw parolees and those on probation back in jail if they do anything wrong… even if it means spending state money to build more prisons. Vukmir’s legislation, Senate Bill 54 would revoke the probation or parole for anyone who is charged with a new […]
This week we’re revisiting a conversation that we had back in February about the nuances of free speech on college campuses. The subject has only become more tangled and more urgent over the past few months. Across the country, people across the political spectrum have used incidents like Ann Coulter’s decision to cancel a speech […]
This Week on Mel & Floyd: Jim Henson and the Treehouse tapes, Those in the Circle of Winners all Sound like John Miller, “Are you the REAL real Jaguar?” Sunroof on a Jet, 128 reasons Wisconsin Republicans Know Best, Police calls to WALMART and scores of other reasons to shut up because CHRISTIAN CONSERVATIVE CAPITALISM […]
(WORT) — Democrats are predicting a new era of rampant corruption if the GOP-backed bills are signed into law, but Republicans are defending their legislation as common sense reform.