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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.

September 21, 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 3rd Congressional District in the western part of the state.
September 21, 2018
This week's Marquette Law School Poll details new numbers in races for governor, Senate, and attorney general. The poll's director Charles Franklin breaks down the numbers, a little more than six weeks ahead of the election. Franklin says voters are still getting acquainted with the candidates, which is why some have yet to make up their minds.
September 14, 2018
With less than eight weeks before the general election, where do the candidates for governor stand? Lending their insight to race are Bill McCoshen of Capitol Consultants, and Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now. In the TV ad blitz, Ross says Gov. Scott Walker's negativity is a sign of desperation. McCoshen says however, the Walker campaign is controlling how independents are introduced to Tony Evers.
September 14, 2018
Multimedia journalist Marisa Wojcik delves into rule regarding school referendums that go into effect this year.
September 14, 2018
On tonight's show, we examine: the state of the gubernatorial race with political panelists Bill McCoshen and Scot Ross; Wisconsin’s elections vulnerabilities with Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism Managing Editor Dee Hall; and the status of Wisconsin's economic recovery with the Center on Wisconsin Strategy's Laura Dresser.
September 14, 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 2nd Congressional District in the south-central part of the state.
September 14, 2018
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is filing a piece this weekend on Wisconsin's election vulnerability. Lending insight into the reporting is the center's managing editor Dee Hall. She says the state faces similar vulnerabilities as other states, but that elections officials say Wisconsin is "ahead of the curve" in addressing those vulnerabilities.
September 14, 2018
Marisa Wojcik files this report from Mauston, where a young woman is concerned there is not enough incentive for people to move to rural communities.
September 14, 2018
Laura Dresser from the Center on Wisconsin Strategy breaks down the group’s new report "the State of Working Wisconsin." She says the state’s recovery since the recession has been "slow by historic standards," but that Wisconsin is back to its 2000 state. Dresser adds that many Wisconsin workers face long-term wage stagnation, making it a "different reality" for them.
September 12, 2018
A Wisconsin organization is asking voters to think differently when casting their ballot this November. Wenona Wolf from kids Kids Forward, a Wisconsin nonprofit focused on racial justice, tells us how they plan to get people to the polls but also ask voters to hold politicians accountable specifically for policies that burden minority communities.

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