Here and Now


Anchored by Frederica Freyberg, Here and Now is Wisconsin's weekly in-depth news and public affairs program where civic and political leaders provide context to the issues at the forefront of life in Wisconsin. 


July 1, 2016

Kevin Kennedy Reflects On 37 Year GAB Tenure

Kennedy is the former director of the Government Accountability Board. The board will cease to exist after this week. It will transition to a new ethics and elections commissions. Instead of being made up nonpartisan members, like the GAB, the commissions will include equal numbers of Republicans and Democrats.

July 1, 2016

Millis Looks Ahead Toward New Elections Commission

The elections commission will be one of the two bodies replacing the GAB. The other commission will oversee ethics of state elected officials. Don Millis is a newly appointed member of the former commission.

July 1, 2016

University of Wisconsin Gets Involved In Local Buy Movement

Andy Soth reports on UW's affiliation with the science behind the Farm to Table shift. The idea of the movement is to source food from local farms, as opposed to larger and more industrial facilities farther away.

July 1, 2016

What The Future Holds For Former Propellant Facility

The site was once the world's largest military propellant manufacturing facility. Today, contamination problems linger. Here's a look into the master plan for the area of the DNR, USDA and Ho-Chunk Nation.

July 1, 2016

Here and Now #1501 — Full Episode

Former GAB director Kevin Kennedy and newly appointed elections commission member discuss the Government Accountability Board's past and the new commissions' future. Also, University of Wisconsin gets involved in the science side of the Farm to Table movement. And a look into the future of the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant site.

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