In their latest report, Wisconsin Policy Forum finds that next year, Gov. Tony Evers and lawmakers will likely confront the state’s toughest budget challenge in a decade. On today’s first segment, we learn more about the 2021–2022 state budget with Wisconsin Policy Forum’s research director, Jason Stein. Then, state representative Dianne Hesselbein joins us to […]
As a Super Tuesday special, we present this pledge drive rebroadcast of Carousel’s interview with Wisconsin State Representative Dianne Hesselbein about gerrymandering and the fight for fair maps with Wisconsin. With fair maps in place, Rep. Hesselbein says, “Nobody can rig the system anymore—not Republicans, not Democrats, not anyone.” During the live segments of this […]
With 2020 elections looming on the horizon, we revisit the issue of gerrymandering and the fight for fair maps with Wisconsin State Representative Dianne Hesselbein for today’s episode. She offers updates on AB 303, the nonpartisan redistricting reform bill proposed by the state legislature. With fair maps in place, Rep. Hesselbein says, “Nobody can rig […]
What’s new with Wisconsin legislation? Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with Representative Dianne Hesselbein, Assistant Minority Leader, about Scott Walker’s special session to change welfare programs. And, Carousel speaks with Representative Evan Goyke, who introduced a legislative package to close Lincoln Hills & Copper Lakes youth prison last year. This month, Governor Walker announced his […]
Let’s talk about Foxconn. Last week the Wisconsin Assembly passed the Foxconn bill, which includes a massive 3 billion dollar tax break to the Taiwanese company. The bill is currently being discussed in the state Senate’s Joint Finance Committee. First up, Representative Dianne Hesselbein of Middleton starts off the program with a recap of last week’s […]
MADISON (WORT) — Dianne Hesselbein is the Democratic incumbent for Wisconsin’s 79th Assembly district. She’s up against Republican challenger Brent Renteria.