The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, along with other plaintiffs, is suing the Wisconsin governor and legislature over the legality of measures passed during the extraordinary lame-duck session held in December. This lawsuit is currently in front of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. So what comes next? Our guest today is Jeffrey Mandell, a partner […]
Yesterday afternoon, Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd sat down in the studio with Governor Tony Evers to discuss his goals and priorities for the state of Wisconsin. They cover a variety of topics including education, transportation, housing, public health, local government, economic development, and the governor’s recent budget proposals. For today’s episode, we bring you their […]
Last week, a federal judge ruled that early voting restrictions signed into law during Wisconsin’s lame-duck session in December violated a 2016 court order. For the first part of today’s episode, we speak with Analiese Eicher, program director at One Wisconsin Now, one of the organizations that filed the court challenge. Then, we hear from Representative […]
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.
Wisconsin wasn’t alone in terms of last minute, lame duck madness this week. Michigan also saw Republican legislators move to take power from newly elected Democrats before inauguration day. Nina Kravinsky explored the similarities and differences between the two sessions with Michigan Public Radio Network Capitol reporter Cheyna Roth.
Todd Ambs talks with Kelly about the impact of the Special Session on science in Wisconsin. This extraordinary act of the Legislature, intended to reduce the power of incoming Governor Tony Evers, promises to hogtie the DNR in beuracratic red tape costing taxpayers money and slowing the critical work of state scientists. For more than […]