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Kristina Shelton

Teach (and Feed) Your Children Well (Hour 2)

August 21, 2023

It’s hard to believe we still live in an era where grown adults are comfortable with the notion that some kids go hungry while they’re at school. We’ll talk to Rep. Kristina Shelton about her school meals initiatives. She also joins Kate and Nicole from Motherhood for Good to talk about the recent Summer Summit […]

ALEC ‘Infiltrated’ (Hour 2)

August 15, 2023

Imagine being one of the only progressives at a national convention of conservative state legislators. It’s not quite an infiltration, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is officially non-partisan—but Rep. Kristina Shelton was one of the few Democrats willing to spend several days in the launchpad for conservative cookie cutter legislation, and she tells us […]

LIVE From the Wisconsin Public Education Network Conference (Hour 1)

August 10, 2023

Todd comes to us live on location at the Wisconsin Public Education Network Conference in South Milwaukee. Pat Kreitlow helps to explain how public school funding works in Wisconsin. Then, we are joined by a bevy of guests including State Representative Kristina Shelton and Dr. Jill Underly.

There’s a New Secretary of State in Town (Hour 2)

May 9, 2023

Wisconsin has a new secretary of state for the first time in more than four decades. Sarah Godlewski has already gained attention—and ruffled some feathers—for her outspoken advocacy to fend off right-wing attacks on fair elections. Is she going beyond the bounds of her new role? Or is this kind of candor what Wisconsin needs […]

Best of UpNorthNews Radio with Pat Kreitlow (Week of 03/03/23)

March 11, 2023

This week on UpNorthNews Radio, we heard from state representatives Kristina Shelton and Francesca Hong about their Economic Justice Bill of Rights proposal. Afterward, on Hometown Health, Dr. Kristin Lyerly introduced us to Sara Finger of the Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health. Finally, we round out the hour with a visit from Todd Allbaugh of […]

Putting Families First (Hour 2)

March 9, 2023

In this week’s Hometown Health segment, Dr. Kristin Lyerly introduces us to a group helping people navigate their infertility concerns and seek better connections to necessary resources. Also, state Reps. Kristina Shelton and Francesca Hong discuss their Economic Justice Bill of Rights proposal and other updates from the Legislature.

The Next ‘CRT’: Smearing Thoughtful Investing (Hour 2)

February 22, 2023

State Assembly Reps. Francesca Hong & Kristina Shelton have been doing some research on the “new” CRT that you’ll be hearing about in the coming months. The people who smeared teaching an honest and full account of American history now want to vilify those who want to invest in companies that are conscientious about not […]

We are heading towards a food insecurity crisis (Hour 2)

February 20, 2023

In the first half hour, Representative Kristina Shelton joins to talk about her and Rep. Fran Hong’s experience at the ALEC conference. She warns that the new CRT is yet another acronym, ESG. Then Sherrie Tussler, Executive Director of Hunger Task Force, joins to warn us about the impending food insecurity crisis coming now that […]

Women Winning Wisconsin (Oct 4 – Hour 2)

October 4, 2022

Our “meet the candidates” interviews continue; this time with three women running in northeast Wisconsin: Jane Benson, Hannah Beauchamp-Pope, and State Rep. Kristina Shelton. Also: Right wing media goes fully racist in the way it grotesquely distorts remarks from Vice President Kamala Harris on hurricane relief and the climate crisis.

Should free lunches exist?

August 25, 2022

Wisconsin needs public defenders. Should there be a free lunch? And does social media or TV have a greater influence on people’s lives?

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