The Enbridge Corporation’s Line 61 carries 560,000 barrels of tar sands oil a day from Superior, Wisconsin to Pontiac Illinois. In 2015, the Canada-based Enbridge sought to triple the capacity of Line 61, which would require upgrades to pumping stations throughout Wisconsin, the last of which sits within Dane County. Responding to concerns about the […]
Four justices on the Wisconsin Supreme Court accepted more than $37,000 dollars in campaign contributions from organizations they sided with in a recent case. The case involved how much money victims can receive in medical malpractice lawsuits. The Wisconsin Supreme Court’s conservative majority accepted donations from health care organizations, insurance groups, and business associations that […]
The race for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice is heating up. Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Rebecca Dallet advanced in the February primary and now Election Day is just a short eight days ahead on April 3rd. Eight O’Clock Buzz host, Kai Brito visits with Dallet about her campaign and her vision of justice for Wisconsin.
Wisconsinites have voted to move Supreme Court candidates Rebecca Dallet and Michael Screnock to the general election in April. Rebecca Dallet is a Milwaukee County Judge and Michael Screnock is a Sauk County Judge. Wisconsin GOP and Governor Walker support Michael Screnock. A long list of local judges and elected officials are supporting Rebecca Dallet. […]
Did you know tomorrow is Election Day? Who’s on the ballot? Candidates for the State Supreme Court. Justice Michael Gableman is retiring, leaving the first open seat on the court in decades. Three people are vying for the seat. Two are county judges. One is an attorney. WORT News Director Molly Stentz spoke with Middleton […]
The Wisconsin Supreme Court decided a case against the Madison teacher’s union yesterday. MTI wanted access to union voting records, but the courts ruled that access to those records opens the door for voter intimidation. Madison Teachers Inc., the labor union representing local school teachers, sued Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission because it would not give […]