The halls of the state Capitol are expected to be packed again today as the state legislature prepares to vote on a proposal to strip state employees of most collective bargaining rights. Marti Mikkelson is in Madison and file this report.
For the second day in a row Wednesday, thousands of people converged on the state Capitol, many of them upset with Gov. Walker’s proposal to eliminate most collective bargaining rights for public workers.
Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to end collective bargaining rights for state employees has sparked protests – a labor relations expert tells us what’s at stake. Cheryl Maranto is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Management at the Marquette University College of Business Administration. She spoke with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich.
On this Valentine’s Day, we take a look at a business that’s rooted in love - and diapers. Susan Bence is WUWM’s environmental reporter. She was curious to find out just how colorful Catherine Bolden’s “Sprout Change” diapers are.
Many consider National Book Award winner Lord of Misrule to be the champion for small presses. We talk with author Jaimy Gordon about her remarkable novel, which won the 2010 National Book Award for fiction.
Gordon, who teaches at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, was in Milwaukee recently for a reading at Boswell Books.