The state Senate reconvened for a two-hour long floor session today. One bill passed today changes how the state regulates the hemp industry. Wisconsin legalized hemp in 2017, but this bill makes hemp regulations consistent with last year’s federal farm bill. One change in the bill makes the state agriculture department’s current pilot program for […]
We continue our local political coverage with an episode featuring three candidates for the Wisconsin State Senate: Lori Hawkins, Kriss Marion, and Lee Snodgrass. They each share what inspired them to run for state senator, the unique challenges and characteristics of their respective districts, and the excitement and energy surrounding the “pink wave” of women […]
Next week the Wisconsin State Senate is poised to vote on anti-immigration bill AB 450 that will have a chilling impact on immigrants and Latinos in our state. Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Voces de la Frontera‘s Executive Director Christina Neumann-Ortiz and Gloria Reyes, Interim Director of City of Madison’s Department of Civil Rights.