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Senator Fred Risser weighs in on the latest in the Wisconsin state budget: the good, the bad, and the ugly.read article »
What will the state budget mean for our schools, unemployed workers and access to healthcare? Jon Peacock knows. Do you?read article »
Move Your Caboose is a 5k Run/Walk to benefit Red Caboose daycare‘s scholarships which cover the tuition of 40% of low-income families in the neighborhood that attend the daycare and can’t afford to pay the full price. It will be held at 8:30am on Saturday, July 13th at Marquette School. Learn more:read article »
Jonathan Zarov was joined on the Friday Buzz by Sandee Seiberlich from UW Madison’s Department of Information Technology. She provided us with a list of apps and companion websites that can be helpful while traveling.read article »
Just what is going on with the new Madison Public Library? Trent Miller explains.read article »
On Thursday, June 20th 8 O’Clock Buzz, host Tony Casteneda was joined by Barbara Wright and Dave Haldiman to talk about their video series “Tasty Guide to a Healthy Planet“. This series is aimed at pushing people who are interested in eating sustainably but aren’t sure about how to use ‘all those vegetables’ towards buying local and organic foods. The videos are of people, places, and foods – who they are, where they are, and how to get involved. Listen to the entire interview to learn more:read article »
Tony Casteneda was joined on the June 20th Buzz by Mike Rothschild to talk about Make Music Madison, a Madison musical festival that will be happening all around the city tomorrow, June 21st from 7:30am to 9pm. Over 120 bands will be playing around the city during this time. You can visit the website to find out the showtimes and locations! Everyone is also invited to get involved – go out and play, listen or upload pictures to the Make Music Madison Flickr and Youtube channels. Learn more and listen to the interview:read article »
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.read article »
On the Wednesday morning 8 O’Clock Buzz, host Jan Miyasaki was joined by Carl Gibson of Shut the Chamber campaign. This campaign seeks to expose and hinder the corporate interests that affect public policy and specifically budgets that are tailored to those interests. The campaign will be holding an event tomorrow at the Capitol where they will humorously auction off “worker’s rights” to expose what the current Wisconsin budget would do. Listen to the interview:read article »
Jan Miyasaki was joined on the Wednesday morning Buzz by Jonathan Brater from the Brennan Center for Justice, an attorney who has worked for voting rights and fair districting. They discussed the Arizona vs. Inter Tribal Council case, where the state of Arizona attempted to require proof of citizenship when registering to vote. This referendum was struck down by the Supreme Court, reaffirming federal control of national elections. Brater discussed the legal implications of this ruling as well as the upcoming Shelby vs. Holder case. Listen to the entire interview to learn more:read article »