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A Wider War on Women (2nd Hour)

June 18, 2024

Women and their allies have voted in state after state to protect reproductive health rights. Now the people who are against women having the right to make a choice are showing themselves to be against voters having the right to make a choice when it comes to their medical care. Plus: Chad Holmes previews what […]

3rd District Primary: Katrina Shankland (2nd Hour)

June 4, 2024

Congressman Mark Pocan provides his monthly update on DC happenings, and doesn’t hold back talking about his colleagues who made a spectacle of themselves during a Monday hearing with Dr. Fauci. Pocan has endorsed state Rep. Katrina Shankland in the 3rd Congressional District Democratic primary; and Shankland joins us to update her campaign. We’ll meet […]

Charged Up to ‘See You Next Time’ (2nd Hour)

May 28, 2024

UpNorthNews Radio with Pat Kreitlow kicks off the hour with a recap of the holiday weekend’s weather and a forecast for this week with meteorologist Brittney Merlot. Then, Dr. Kristin Lyerly drops in for a discussion on what is going on in Louisiana in regards to mifepristone and medication abortions. The, big gas station chains […]

Pod Save Democracy (Hour 2)

May 21, 2024

Matthew Rothschild has retired from the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, but he’s still busy—right here at Civic Media. We’ll tell you about his new project. UpNorthNews with Pat Kreitlow airs on several stations across the Civic Media radio network, Monday through Friday from 6-8 am. Subscribe to the podcast to be sure not to miss out […]

The Long Game on Health Care Reform (Hour 2)

May 7, 2024

We’ll visit with Robert Kraig, the head of Citizen Action-Wisconsin, and talk about the mountains of medical debt that eat up so many household budgets. We’ll also talk to Congressman Mark Pocan about the kinds of things Congress could be doing to further reform health care so it doesn’t remain a leading cause of bankruptcy […]

Civic Media Spotlight for April 27th & 28th (Hour 2)

April 27, 2024

Kicking off this hour of the Civic Media Spotlight, Ron Brooks VP from the Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) joined Maino & the Mayor to talk a bit more about the WAMI awards that will take place in Green Bay on May 19th at the Epic Center. The show also discusses with Ron the importance […]

Rosenberg, Wachs & Holmes (2nd Hour)

March 19, 2024

It’s not a new law firm, but Rosenberg, Wachs, and Holmes make for a great hour of conversation as we talk to Wausau Mayor Rosenberg and Chad Holmes of Bull Falls Radio in Wausau. And we’ll catch up with former Assembly Rep. and UW Regent Dana Wachs, who became collateral damage when Republican legislators started […]

County Political Party Shell Games (2nd Hour)

February 27, 2024

Civic Media reporter James Kelly tells us how some county Republican parties and the Trump campaign allegedly conspired to move money around to avoid reporting requirements. And League of Women Voters-Wisconsin Executive Director Debra Cronmiller tells us about how the group is celebrating its 104th anniversary this month and working to expand voters’ rights.

Rural Prosperity Comes from Partnerships (2nd Hour)

February 13, 2024

In our biweekly visit with Lincoln County dairy farmer Hans Breitenmoser, we’ll be joined by Beth Haskovec of the Wisconsin Office of Rural Prosperity to discuss a way to fund community projects in our state’s smaller communities. And Chad Holmes has the latest news from the Wausau area that he discusses on his daily show […]

Not Schoolhouse Rock (Hour 2)

February 6, 2024

As kids, we learned from the cartoon “Schoolhouse Rock” how good ideas became bills and bills became laws. It’s a different world today, and Congressman Mark Pocan joins us live to update how a bipartisan immigration and border bill remains in limbo—from the same Republicans who’ve been talking about (and blocking) immigration and border bills […]

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