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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.

November 2, 2018
While the race for governor is at the top of the ballot, control of the state senate is up for grabs as well. In tonight's Closer Look, Here and Now reporter Zac Schultz delves into three districts that will help decide which party controls the state Senate.
November 2, 2018
This week continues a series of Wisconsin Look segments delving into what's in and who's running for each of Wisconsin's eight congressional districts. This week, the 6th Congressional District.
November 2, 2018
This week continues a series of Wisconsin Look segments delving into what's in and who's running for each of Wisconsin's eight congressional districts. This week, the 7th Congressional District in northern Wisconsin.
November 2, 2018
This week continues a series of Wisconsin Look segments delving into what's in and who's running for each of Wisconsin's eight congressional districts. This week, the 8th Congressional District in north-eastern Wisconsin.
November 2, 2018
New analysis from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism shows how the state legislature has used last-minute maneuvers to anonymously sneak big measures into legislation, without a chance for public input. Dell Hall explains.
November 2, 2018
Phil Anderson is the Libertarian candidate for governor on the November ballot and is a realtor in the Madison area. He disagrees with the notion that a third-party vote is a throwaway, saying that “when you cast a vote for me, you are saying that the government of Democrats and Republicans is not good enough.”
November 2, 2018
Less than a week before the election, director of the Marquette Law School poll Charles Franklin breaks down the most recent numbers. He says that partisans a breaking strongly for their respective candidates, at a rate upwards of 90 percent. He also describes a turnout trend, where higher turnout may favor Republicans in 2018, as it would close the enthusiasm gap that currently favors Democrats.
November 1, 2018
Volunteer firefighters are the backbone of rural emergency services. Inga and Cousin CeCe prepare the volunteers a meal of Waygu beef, stops by the largest horseradish producer in the world and checks out an urban yard in Eau Claire that has been converted into a garden paradise.
October 26, 2018
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October 26, 2018
On the issue of the economy, the candidates are divided. Walker says that "we can find a job for everyone in this state but it does not happen if you're going to raise taxes like Tony Evers is talking about." Evers says the focus should be more local: "We have to stop the 'Hail Mary' passes. We have to invest in those young start-ups that are real important in this state."

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