LaToya Dennis

News Reporter

LaToya Dennis joined WUWM in October 2006 as a reporter / producer. LaToya began her career in public radio as a part-time reporter for WKAR AM/FM in East Lansing, Michigan. She worked as general assignment reporter for WKAR for one and a half years while working toward a master's degree in Journalism from Michigan State University. While at WKAR, she covered General Motors plant closings, city and state government, and education among other critical subjects.

Before coming to public radio, LaToya interned at the CBS affiliate in Lansing, Michigan. She also took part in NPR's 2005 Next Generation Radio Project in Kansas City, Missouri as well as NPR's summer 2006 Next Generation Radio Project in Indianapolis, Indiana.

LaToya holds both a Bachelor's degree and a Masters degree in journalism from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Dennis is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

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Unions in Wisconsin have filed a lawsuit to stop the implementation of right-to-work legislation.

LaToya Dennis

Wisconsin is now the 25th state to criminalize labor deals that require private-sector workers to pay dues.

MacIver Institute

With a vote of 62 to 35, the Wisconsin state Assembly approved right-to-work legislation after 24 hours of debate.

The Wisconsin state Assembly is back in session after around a 10 minute break in which the gallery was cleared. Shouts of shame and other protests could be heard for several minutes as people were escorted out. After the disruption, Rep. Peter Barca asked that people might be allowed to return. As debate got back underway protestors could be heard shouting and chanting in the hallways.

Gov. Scott Walker
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Over the last four years, Wisconsin has been in the national news a lot and for good reason.

Gov. Scott Walker
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Gov. Walker on Thursday made the media rounds.

Gov. Scott Walker told a group of reporters on Thursday that it’s time private-sector unions work for their money.

The Players' Tribune

Former Milwaukee Bucks forward Larry Sanders says goodbye to basketball, for now.

Overpass Light Brigade

The Senate labor committee hastily approved a right-to-work bill 3-1 Tuesday evening, after the chair cut short the public hearing, fearing disruptions were imminent.

LaToya Dennis

People upset over Governor Walker’s proposed budget cuts to education took to the streets Monday afternoon for a rally and march that ended in front of the governor’s home.