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June 24, 2016

Here and Now #1499 – Full Episode

Scot Ross and Rick Esenberg discuss report on effects of Act 10 on state's education workforce. Terry Hilgenberg and Amber Meyer Smith on the Department of Natural Resources audit and recent hearing. Frederica Freyberg reports on recent vote to divert water from Lake Michigan to Waukesha.

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June 17, 2016

Franklin Discusses Latest Marquette Poll

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.

June 17, 2016

The Rev. Franklin Graham Led Rally At Capitol

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.

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June 17, 2016

Assembly Speaker Vos On Transportation Funding

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.

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June 17, 2016

Clark Opposes Gun Control Measures At National Level

Nik Clark of Wisconsin Carry, Inc. opposes gun control measures at a national level.

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June 17, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin Pushes Gun Control Legislation

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.

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June 17, 2016

Here and Now # 1498 – Full Episode

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.

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June 10, 2016

Madison Alder Bidar-Sielaff Defends MPD Investigation

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.

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June 10, 2016

Madison Police Chief Koval Criticizes Review Price

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.

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June 10, 2016

Wisconsin Delegates Will Head To National Conventions

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.

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