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September 9, 2016

Here and Now #1511 — Full Episode

Spokesperson for Clinton's Wisconsin campaign and Wisconsin Women for Trump candidate talk about their respective candidates. Bobby Peterson, executive director of ABC for Health, discusses premium increases for those enrolled in the Affordable Care Act, and Associate Director of Center on Wisconsin Strategy Laura Dresser talks about their latest employment report.

September 9, 2016

Researcher Talks About New Report On Wisconsin Jobs

Laura Dresser is the associate director of Center on Wisconsin Strategy. Their new report found after almost a decade, employment in Wisconsin has returned to pre-recession levels. The report also found, however, many long-term inequalities still exist in the state.

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September 2, 2016

Here and Now #1510 — Full Episode

State superintendent Tony Evers describes challenges for public K12 schools. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Greg Borowski checks on claims from U.S. Senate candidates, and Marquette Law School pollster Charles Franklin talks about his newest state-wide poll. Libertarian candidate for president Gary Johnson visited the state on the campaign trail this week.

September 2, 2016

Franklin Breaks Down Latest Marquette Poll

The poll of Wisconsin voters found the gap between Clinton and Trump has decreased. Democratic nominee for president Hillary Clinton led Republican nominee Donald Trump by 10 points in early August, but the most recent poll saw that number cut in half.

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September 2, 2016

Borowski Goes Over Senate Race PolitiFact Investigations

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's PolitiFact investigated claims in the U.S. Senate race. Greg Borowski, a managing editor of the project, went more in depth to discuss the level of truth in statements from both incumbent U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and his opponent Russ Feingold.

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September 2, 2016

Evers Discusses Situation In State's Public Schools

Tony Evers is the state school superintendent. The schools are facing a staffing shortage and ACT scores dipped significantly in the past year. This was the first year all graduating seniors were required to take the college aptitude exam.

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August 26, 2016

Berry Talks About Wisconsin Job Shortages

Todd Berry is the president of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. He discusses a report that explores the long-term future of the state's workforce.

August 26, 2016

Racine Mayor Voices Opposition To Waukesha Water Plan

The Great Lakes Governors Association approved the diversion of water from Lake Michigan. Waukesha will now be allowed to divert water directly from the Great Lake, under the argument that their water is contaminated. Now, other mayors from the Great Lakes region are seeking to appeal this decision.

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August 26, 2016

A Look Into The Future Of The Yahara Watershed

The Yahara 2070 uses science to predict changes the watershed may experience. Monica Turner is an ecology professor at UW-Madison and one of the project's principal investigators. She discusses a project as a preview to a Wisconsin Public Television documentary that will air September 1.

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August 26, 2016

Researcher Discusses Wisconsin Skills Gap Findings

New research looks into how Wisconsin is investing into job training. Matthew Hora is an researcher for the Wisconsin Center for Education Research and led this project. He talk about what the skills gap is and how the state could be doing better.

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