In this November 15th edition we review the City’s budget deliberations and the Fire Chief’s call for a ninth ambulance, a student protest in support of DACA, Governor Tony Evers’ order to promote diversity in state government, and confusion surrounding a Lafayette County resolution some say amounts to a gag order.
Governor Tony Evers signed an executive order yesterday that will beef up the State’s diversity training. “I want to make clear that my administration and I are committed to making Wisconsin more equitable, just, and inclusive place for everyone,” says Evers. “We need to make sure that everyone’s voices are heard and our shared values […]
Today, Democrats at the state capitol announced a package of bills that would decriminalize marijuana possession up to 28 grams — almost an ounce of weed. State Representative Shelia Stubbs of Madison is a co-author of the bills. She says the current laws are leading to the mass incarceration of black men. “African-American men have […]
For today’s show, Ali spends the hour with Shelia Stubbs for a wide-ranging conversation about her varied career as a former probation and parole agent, a pastor, a member of the Dane County Board of Supervisors, and now representative of the 77th district in the Wisconsin State Assembly—and what it means to serve the community […]
In the last installment of her month-long series on the topic of forgiveness, what forgiveness means to all different people, and “unforgive-mess,” Wednesday host Lilada Gee talks about restorative justice as a form of forgiveness. Her guests are District 23 Supervisor Shelia Stubbs, and Ron Johnson, Coordinator for the Dane County Community Restorative Courts. And, […]