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Anchored by Frederica Freyberg, Here & 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.

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July 27, 2018

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation President Jim Holte discusses how trade disputes affect farmers in Wisconsin. He says he is encouraged that there is some positive movement, but with regards to the $12 billion aid package the president recently proposed says "we'd rather have trade than aid." He says the tariffs have hit dairy producers the hardest, whose product has a shorter shelf life.

August 3, 2018
This Friday night at 7, Wisconsin Public Television presents a Here & Now Primary Election Special ahead of the Aug. 14 gubernatorial primary.
August 3, 2018
With millions of dollars already raised in Wisconsin’s race for governor, WPR's Shawn Johnson and Laurel White join Frederica to discuss how much and from where the candidates are raising their money.
August 3, 2018
Where do the candidates stand on the issues of K-12 and higher education? They discuss their educational priorities, which include expanding early childhood education and helping college students pay their tuition and debt.
August 3, 2018
Who are the ten candidates running for governor and what makes them qualified to seek the state’s highest office? WPR's Shawn Johnson and Laurel White join Frederica in discussing the political origins of the candidates and how they distinguish themselves among the field.
August 3, 2018
Tonight's Here & Now is a primary election special featuring the race for governor. WPR's Shawn Johnson and Laurel White join Frederica Freyberg in profiling each of the 10 candidates vying for Wisconsin's highest office. Here & Now also delves into where the candidates stand on the economy, education and healthcare.
August 3, 2018
Where do the candidates stand on the issue of healthcare? They discuss their healthcare priorities, which include taking federal funds for Medicaid and providing Badgercare for all, as well as allocating funds to address addiction and the opioid crisis.
August 1, 2018
The Foxconn development site in the village of Mount Pleasant will be filling wetlands in order to build a manufacturing plant. This could mean increasing already record flooding levels for those that are downstream from the plant, along the Des Plaines River watershed in Illinois.
July 27, 2018
Investigative reporter from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism Grigor Atanesian sits down to discuss his reporting on Wisconsin election infrastructure and its potential vulnerabilities. He says Wisconsin was the target of a Russian disinformation campaign, which included creating social media accounts for fake Milwaukee media outlets.
July 27, 2018
Concluding our series of candidates running for governor is Josh Pade. The political newcomer is a Kenosha native and attorney, who has also volunteered on multiple political campaigns. He says it has been a pleasure coming to the race as an outsider, saying there needs to be a "new vision for Wisconsin."
July 27, 2018
In a follow-up to statements made by Republican candidate for governor Robert Meyer, this week's Fast Facts look at racial achievement gaps in education. Wisconsin continues to have some of the worst disparities, including the largest gap in eighth-grade reading scores between black and white students.

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