Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd speaks with the Democratic candidates for Lieutenant Governor, former representative Mandela Barnes and Sheboygan businessman Kurt Kober. The candidates talk about their respective backgrounds, motivations for running, and visions for public education and environmental policy. The two will face off in the August 14th primary.
Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with Andy Gronik, one of the ten Democratic candidates running for Governor. Among the discussion points and listener questions are the candidate’s business experience, jobs concierge service and plan to combine the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and the Department of Workforce Development, positions on Lyft and Uber, and thoughts on […]
Host Carousel Bayrd speaks with Mahlon Mitchell, candidate for governor, and current President of Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin. They discuss a wide variety of campaign topics, including health care, unions, race, party unification, and what Mr. Mitchell’s learned from his 2012 candidacy in the recall election against Rebecca Kleefisch.
Carousel Bayrd speaks with gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, who has been Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction since 2009. He’s running against more than a dozen candidates in the Democratic Primary. Topics discussed include environment and water issues, education and schools, health care, and poverty in the state.
There’s a spring election tomorrow, so host Patty Peltekos delves into the wide expanse of election-related issues in Wisconsin. The basics: How do I vote? Do I need voter identification? Who’s on my ballot? What’s the state referendum about? The abstract: How is voting in Wisconsin different than other states? Will my vote count? What […]
Carousel Bayrd interviews gubernatorial candidate Mike McCabe. Topics discussed include economic and social inequality, workers’ rights, marijuana legalization, municipality authority, and the structural changes resulting from big money interests in politics.