In a two-part show, host Carousel Bayrd first speaks with State Representative Melissa Sargent about the governor’s new $100 million school safety plan that will not put new limits on guns. Then, she turns to One Wisconsin Now‘s Program Director Analise Eicher to talk about the “Blue Wave” from last week’s elections and how that will inform […]
Carousel Bayrd speaks with Chris Ott, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, about the three ‘riot’ bills currently in legislation, Senate Bill 303, 304, and 305 and Assembly Bills 395, 396, and 397. These bills would lower the threshold for the legal definition of a riot to “a public disturbance” that involves “at […]
The state of politics in our nation can feel overwhelming as our political parties become more polarized and issues have become more heated. However, today we are reminded of the power of great government, with State Representatives Melissa Sargent (D-Madison), Lisa Subeck (D-Madison), and Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee), on to discuss the work they are doing at […]
January 3rd, 2017 is Inauguration for the 2017-18 Wisconsin State Legislature. Four of Dane County’s State Representatives join Carousel Bayrd today to preview the upcoming session. Guests include: State Rep. Terese Berceau on conceal-carry on UW campuses; State Rep. Lisa Subeck on DOT and highway funding; State Rep. Sondy Pope on public education and vouchers; […]
Carousel has a split show today. First, she’s joined by Brian Juchems, Senior Director of Education and Policy from GSAFE to discuss Mount Horeb’s decision to cancel the school’s reading of “I Am Jazz,” and transgender youth. Later Carousel talks with State Representative Melissa Sargent and Dane County Supervisor Heidi Wegleitner on their bills for access […]
What’s new in the case of Sergeant Bergdahl? Did he intend to desert the Army permanently? Did he really intend to join the Taliban or assist the enemy? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!