WORT Board of Directors Regular Monthly Meeting December 20, 2017, 7:00 PM Vinyl Library ~~DRAFT AGENDA~~ Directors present: David Devereaux-Weber (President), Stuart Levitan (Vice-President), Jane Richard (Secretary), Martin Kehrein (Treasurer), Jerry Chernow, Gilman Halsted, Doug Holtz (Staff Representative), Katherine Hoveland, Stephen Lord, Paul Novak, Lincoln Tice Directors absent: Also present: Call meeting to order Adopt […]
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It’s been over two months since Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, a territory of the United States. Yet, many of its residents are without fresh water, and half of the island is still without electricity. It’s estimated that over 300,000 Puerto Ricans, who are US citizens, left the island for the mainland. […]
Last week, Walmart continued a pattern by suing the City of Sheboygan over property taxes. The company says its Sheboygan outlet has been over-taxed by the city, as the debate over “dark stores” in Wisconsin continues. In an official complaint, Walmart lawyers argue that their property taxes for 2017 are “excessive,” and they want the […]
WORT is mourning the loss of long-time volunteer Victoria Staughn, who passed away on November 1st. A passionate supporter of community radio who served on our Community Advisory Board since the mid 1990’s, Victoria was a dedicated advocate for social, economic and environmental justice as well as an active union member and neighborhood organizer. Victoria […]
Scores of Democrats are already lining up to unseat Governor Scott Walker in next year’s governor’s race. The latest to announce is Mahlon Mitchell — the leader of Wisconsin’s firefighter’s union. Mitchell announced his campaign at upscale Madison pizzeria Lucille on Nov 13. In his announcement, he highlighted his career as a firefighter, saying, “I […]