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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 24, 2018
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin discusses her bid for reelection. She says that "ultimately where the voters are going to be looking, is who is in their corner." Baldwin also says she does not support the elimination of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying the group rather needs to reset its priorities.
August 24, 2018
Dane County Exec. Joe Parisi gives an update on the flooding that has affected south-central Wisconsin. He says he has "never witnessed anything like it," having lived in Dane County his entire life.
August 24, 2018
The UW Board of Regents approved a funding plan for the UW System. Multimedia reporter Marisa Wojcik breaks down the numbers.
August 24, 2018
Watch the full episode of Here & Now for Aug. 24, 2018.
August 24, 2018
Director of the Marquette Law School Poll Charles Franklin breaks down the numbers for his first post-primary poll. Results show the races for governor and U.S. Senate are neck-and-neck between Scott Walker and Tony Evers, and Tammy Baldwin and Leah Vukmir. Franklin says to keep an eye on numbers for 'likely voters' as they make up their mind closer to the election.
August 24, 2018
Wisconsin launches a new marketing plan to encourage veterans returning to civilian life to settle in the state.
August 22, 2018
Can my personal information be used to determine the cost of my health insurance? What if that information is not medical-related? Insurance and risk-management expert Justin Sydnor joins us to talk about what kinds of data is gathered on us and how it could be used to predict things about our health.
August 17, 2018
On tonight's show, we examine: the results of Tuesday's election and campaigns' next steps with political panelists Bill McCoshen and Scot Ross; and her primary victory with Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir.
August 17, 2018
After her primary victory, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir discusses what is next for her campaign. She says she wants to bring the "Wisconsin Way" to Washington, which she describes as the recent "economic miracle" in the state. On federal issues, Vukmir says she supports the recent round of federal tax cuts, saying she would advocate for them to be made permanent.
August 17, 2018
With the primary election in the rearview mirror, political panelists Bill McCoshen and Scot Ross lend their insight to the campaign ahead of November. On the U.S. Senate race, the two differ on whether President Trump will be an asset or a hindrance to Republican Leah Vukmir's efforts to unseat Democrat Tammy Baldwin. They also discuss Tony Evers' efforts to set himself apart from Scott Walker.

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