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January 13, 2017

Here and Now #1529 - Full Episode

Assembly Minority Leader Rep. Peter Barca, D-Kenosha, and Assembly Majority Leader Rep. Jim Steineke, R-Kaukauna, react to Gov. Scott Walker's annual state of the state address earlier this week. University of Wisconsin-Madison economist Laura Dresser assess how Wisconsin is doing economically and Judge Everett Mitchell talks about winning the Dane County Humanitarian Award.

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January 6, 2017

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson Previews Coming Session

Incumbent Johnson beat former Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold in November's election. He looks ahead to the new session with President-elect Donald Trump's administration new Republican majorities in Congress.

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January 6, 2017

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin On Upcoming Legislative Session

Wisconsin's Democratic Senator, Baldwin, talks about new Republican majorities in Congress and what she expects from President-elect Donald Trump's administration. She discusses the future of the Affordable Care Act and what Republicans' plans could mean for Wisconsin.

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January 6, 2017

State Republicans Start New Session With Historic Majorities

WPT reporter Zac Schultz previews this year's state legislative session. For the first time in the four consecutive years they've had a majorities, Republicans are going into this session without a clear agenda. Assembly Speaker Rep. Robin Vos, R-Rochester, says they'll take their time crafting an agenda this session.

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January 6, 2017

Here and Now #1528 - Full Episode

A look at the upcoming legislative session both in Washington and the State Capitol. Wisconsin's U.S. Sens. Republican Ron Johnson and Democrat Tammy Baldwin talk about what to expect this year in Congress. Republican Bill McCoshen, managing partner of Capitol Consultants, and Democrat Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, discuss the upcoming session at the State Capitol.

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January 6, 2017

Political Panelists Discuss Upcoming State Capitol Session

Scot Ross is a Democratic activist and executive director of One Wisconsin Now and Bill McCoshen a Republican consultant and managing partner of Capitol Consultants. They talk about tension between Gov. Scott Walker and some Republican lawmakers who want to raise the gas tax or registration fees to fund transportation projects.

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January 5, 2017

New Year With a New Look

Go behind the scenes in the WPT studios to view a time-lapse of Here & Now’s set tear down and rebuild. WPT’s original news and public affairs program will debut a new set brimming with new possibilities on Friday, Jan. 6.

December 30, 2016

Here and Now #1527 - Full Episode

A roundtable talk about race in Wisconsin. One artist's Milwaukee mural sparked discussion in the city. Here and Now hosts another Milwaukee artist, Willie Weaver-Bey, CEO of Madison's YWCA Rachel Krinsky and co-founder of Fit Oshkosh Tracey Robertson.

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December 23, 2016

Gov. Scott Walker Previews Next Year In State Government

Walker tells WPT reporter Zac Schultz he wants more control from the federal government for Wisconsin. Walker hopes Republican control in Washington will mean more state control over health care, education and the placement of refugees from “countries with ties to terrorism.” He also says he is now more likely to run for a third term in off

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December 23, 2016

Wisconsinites Worry About Affordable Care Act Coverage

Many Republicans, who saw new majorities in the state and federally, say they'll repeal and replace Obamacare. But healthcare.gov claims there's still been "extraordinary demand" to enroll in ACA plans. In Wisconsin, enrollment is up 14 percent over this time last year.

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