On today’s episode, Carousel talks politics and local governance with Representative Terese Berceau of the Wisconsin State Assembly. Over the hour, she reflects on the changes she’s seen throughout her years of public service and offers an insider look into Wisconsin’s recent legislative session, which made national headlines.
In the wake of recent national and local events such as the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting and the Baraboo Nazi salute incident, we spend the hour looking at the rise of anti-Semitism in Wisconsin, the U.S., and across the globe. Our guests are Jeff Spitzer-Resnick, Jonathan Judaken, and Ann Jacobs. Jeff Spitzer-Resnick is a Madison-based civil rights attorney. […]
For today’s episode, Carousel takes a deep dive into the ins-and-outs of the legislature with guests Ron Sklansky, former senior staff attorney at the Wisconsin Legislative Council, and state senator Mark Miller. They discuss the balance of power in the legislature, the role of administrative agencies, the legislative priorities of the upcoming session, and what […]
Every year since 2016, Carousel has hosted a post-election conversation with political leaders in the community: Mike Basford, chair of the Democratic Party of Dane County, and Erin Forrest, executive director of Emerge Wisconsin. In this episode, they reflect on the recent midterm election and what the future could hold.
On today’s episode, Carousel takes a close look at the Madison City Council budget for 2019 with alder Maurice (Mo) Cheeks, then the Dane County budget with District 26 Supervisor Sharon Corrigan.
Today’s episode is a three-part election edition! First, we talk voter suppression and voter access with UW–Madison law professor Robert Yablon. Then, we feature Carousel’s recent interview with gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers about listener-inspired questions around education and the economy. In the final segment, Andrew Kitslaar joins us in the studio for a brief discussion […]