Wisconsin’s 80th Assembly District covers the area southwest of Madison, including Mt. Horeb, New Glarus, and Monticello (see the full map here). Today on the show, we meet the two Democratic candidates running for this seat: first, incumbent Sondy Pope, followed by challenger Kimberly Smith. Wisconsin is holding its partisan primary election on Tuesday, August […]
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; […]
(WORT) — Assembly Speaker Robin Vos introduced a motion Thursday to correct a “technical flaw” in last year’s state budget that allowed school districts to raise property taxes to compensate for losses in state aid for each student who uses school vouchers. Darien Lamen reports.
The new Wisconsin legislative session is upon us. Representative Sondy Pope joins the Monday Buzz to talk about the first bill in that session, AB-1, the so-called “Education Accountability Bill.”
What’s happening with Common Core? How are school vouchers being distributed? How is school funding being used? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!