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Coming up May 1, 2015 | Anchor Frederica Freyberg talks to Reps. Mark Born, R-Beaver Dam, and Andy Jorgensen, D-Milton, about bills making changes to welfare programs, as well as Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the Dane County Boys and Girls Club, about his outreach efforts as the community waits for a decision on the shooting of Tony Robinson. She also talks to James Zorn, executive administrator of the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission, about a historic agreement to impose a five year moratorium on harvesting walleye, and UW-Madison law professor Howard Schweber about the John Doe investigation and the latest on the state Supreme Court justice selection. 
May 1, 2015

Andy Jorgensen Opposes Drug Testing Legislation

Rep. Jorgensen, D-Milton, discusses the bills requiring drug testing for public benefits.

May 1, 2015

Mark Born On Bills Requiring Drug Tests For Public Benefits

Rep. Mark Born, R-Beaver Dam, chairs the Assembly's Committee on Public Benefits Reform.

May 1, 2015

Community Awaits Decision From DA On Tony Robinson Death

Michael Johnson, CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, discusses the issue.

May 1, 2015

Howard Schweber On John Doe Proceedings

The UW-Madison political science professor also discusses the chief justice election.

May 1, 2015

James Zorn On Minocqua Lakes Walleye Harvesting Moratorium

A historic agreement places a five-year moratorium on harvesting walleye in the lakes.

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