The podcast panel wishes you a happy Memorial Day Weekend. This week we discuss the GOP cuts to public education passed this week in the budget committee. Walker's failed jobs agency (WEDC) continues to spin out of control as Democrats call for a federal investigation. We look at new numbers showing the decision to reject enhanced federal dollars for BadgerCare will cost the state $398 million in the next state budget. We also celebrate Los Angeles becoming the latest city to pass a $15/hour minimum wage. Click here to listen to Podcast #194
Sweeping GOP schools bill adds money, expands vouchers, revamps accountability, and more.
Large school districts face takeover; Racine Unified does not currently meet criteria.
GOP touts restored school funding as critics cite fundamental problems.
Democrats call for federal investigation into questionable WEDC loan deal.
Watchdog groups have long warned against WEDC practices.
State had sued for tax delinquency firm given unsecured jobs loan.
Scott Walker dumps budget proposal that would have exempted WEDC records.
Rejecting BadgerCare Money Costing Nearly $400 Million in State Budget.
Los Angeles Lifts Its Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour
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