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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
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 3, 2018
Where do the candidates stand on the creation of jobs and the economy? They discuss in their own words some of their economic priorities, which include raising wages for workers around the state and bolstering state infrastructure.
August 3, 2018
Marisa Wojcik delves into WPT and WPR's voting resource Wisconsin Vote. See a list of candidates who are running in the primary and coordinated election coverage across WPT and WPR by going to wisconsinvote.org.
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 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
Kimberly-Clark reached an agreement this week with a local steelworkers union, paving the way for the company to work with the state to keep open one of its factories in the Fox Valley. A bill to create Foxconn-like incentives passed the state Assembly this year, but its future remains uncertain in the state Senate.
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.

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.

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