Susan Bence is WUWM’s environmental reporter. She produced our piece on the National Wildlife Health Center in Madison. The NWHC is where the leading work on White-Nose Syndrome in bats is taking place.
Protests in Madison enter a second week today. Thousands of people are expected in the state’s capital today to continue their protests against a bill that would strip unionized state workers of virtually all of their collective bargaining rights.
WUWM’s Bob Bach was in Madison over the weekend and joins us in the studio this morning with more on the story.
We examine the possible short and long term fallout of the protests in Madison and the subsequent hiding of Democratic state senators. Mordecai Lee is a professor of Governmental Affairs at UW-Milwaukee and an occasional political analyst for Lake Effect.
The Joint Finance Committee late last night approved legislation that would strip the public sector of most of its collective bargaining rights. All 12 Republicans on the committee voted in favor of the bill, while the four Democrats opposed the controversial legislation that has drawn thousands to the state Capitol this week. WUWM’s LaToya Dennis joins us in the studio with the latest developments.