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Kelda Roys

Closing Campuses Is Shortsighted (Hour 2)

April 24, 2024

Todd is fired up today! After last night’s forum on UW campus closures in Muscoda, he has renewed hope for the future of two-year campuses. This hour, we hear from David Turk, the newly elected Chair of the Richland County Board, on the impact that this debacle has on communities around Wisconsin. As we’ve heard […]

Women’s Rights Are Still Under Threat (Hour 1)

December 18, 2023

Guest: Kelda Roys

As legal cases against MAGA Republicans and Donald Trump develop, more Republicans are making public statements condemning Trump. With the Wisconsin false elector scheme civil suit now settled, Andrew Hitt has joined Paul Ryan in refusing to attend the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee if Trump is the nominee. At the same time, however, Hitt […]

A Reprieve Is Not a Resolution (Hour 2)

October 23, 2023

Gov. Tony Evers provided a reprieve to childcare providers and parents by temporarily saving the Child Care Counts program, but only the Legislature can fund it to a sustainable level. We’ll talk to our friends from Motherhood for Good as well as state Sen. Kelda Roys. Plus Civic Media News Director Terry Bell has 3 […]

Justice For Janet (Hour 1)

September 5, 2023

Guest: Kelda Roys

State Senator Kelda Roys returns to us this week to update Wisconsinites on what’s going on in the legislature. She weighs in on Republican efforts to change tax laws and impeach Justice Janet Protasiewicz, offering some alternative ideas.

Against a Free Press, For More Child Labor (Hour 2)

August 22, 2023

We’ll visit with state Sen. Kelda Roys about two recent instances of Republicans getting attention for the wrong reasons. In one case, a Republican senator up north appears to be trying to sue a small news outlet out of business. That same senator and two Assembly colleagues are also co-authors of a new bill that […]

Signs of Hope and a Bitter Pill (Hour 2)

June 12, 2023

As Wisconsin Democrats gathered for their annual convention, legislators celebrated recent success in statewide elections, expressed optimism about 2024, and groaned over the prospect of supporting a compromise bill with Republicans that provides more funding for local governments and public schools while also making the voucher school program even stronger. We’ll talk to Joint Finance […]

Kelda Roys In The 608 (Hour 2)

June 8, 2023

Guest: Kelda Roys

Todd and his listeners tell us their favorite haunts in the 608.  And guest State Senator Kelda Roys informs us about funding for child care.  And she may have done Howard Marklein’s work for him!

Home Crew Coalition (Hour 2)

May 5, 2023

We talk to State Senator Kelda Roys about her insights on where we are on the budget process. Then CEO of CARW and member of the Home Crew Coalition, Tracy Johnson, joins to talk about the Brewers stadium negotiations, work from home and I94 expansion

‘Happy’ Anniversary, 1849 Abortion Ban (Hour 2)

March 31, 2023

It was on March 31, 1849 that Wisconsin Gov. Nelson Dewey signed a law banning abortion. State Sen. Kelda Roys will outline the legislation introduced by Democrats that would restore women’s healthcare rights and undo the damage brought by right-wing US Supreme Court justices when they repealed Roe v. Wade, allowing the 1849 ban to […]

Wisconsin as a Start Up Hub (Hour 2)

March 30, 2023

State Senator Kelda Roys joins to encourage you to attend one of the Joint Finance Committee public budgetary hearings. And then we talk to Missy Hughes, Secretary and CEO of WEDC, about the Wisconsin Investment Fund.

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