Here And Now All Episodes
Scot Ross is the executive director of One Wisconsin Now. Rick Esenberg is president and general counsel of Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, the organization which conducted the report. The report found there have been few impacts on the state's eduction workforce since the act's passage.
Charles Franklin is the director of the Marquette University Law School Poll. He offers analysis of this week’s poll numbers which put Hillary Clinton and Russ Feingold ahead of challengers Donald Trump and Ron Johnson in Wisconsin. His latest poll shows Trump and Clinton are both viewed negatively by a majority of Wisconsin voters.
Budget shortfalls for highway construction projects reach hundreds of millions of dollars. Wisconsin Secretary of Transportation says he will not seek tax increases to make up the short-falls. Vos and other legislative leaders are discussing just what to do to keep projects on track and on budget.RELATED
Nik Clark of Wisconsin Carry, Inc. opposes gun control measures at a national level.
Baldwin supports action that would ban those convicted of hate crimes from owning guns. She also calls for passage of legislation that would deny firearms and explosives to people on the terrorist watch list, including the no-fly list. Baldwin took part in the filibuster this week on the Senate floor seeking to exact compromise with Republicans and send the measure to a vote.
Clark and Sen. Baldwin discuss potential gun control measures following Orlando shooting. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on the transportation budget, and Franklin analyzes the most recent Marquette Law School Poll.
Thousands came to hear the evangelical minister's political message. Madison was one stop on his national "Decision America Tour." Graham referenced the Orlando shootings but did not express his views denouncing gay marriage as he has in the past.
Madison Alder Shiva Bidar-Sielaff led efforts to approve the $350,000 private probe. These new dollars are in addition to a pre-existing commitment of $50,000, bringing the total spending to around $400,000.RELATED
In a blog post before the vote, Koval defended his departments' performance. He wrote MPD already faces, and passes, substancial review. Koval also stated he feels he has not been sufficiently involved in city discussions surrounding the investigation.RELATED
The Democratic convention will be held July 25-28 and the Republican convention July 18-21. WPR's Shawn Johnson discusses the Wisconsin delegates heading to each convention and what might happen there.TRANSCRIPT
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