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Do We Want to Be Like Iowa—or Michigan? (Hour 2)

July 19, 2023

Is Wisconsin’s future more like what we’re seeing this year in Iowa—or Michigan? We will talk to Courier Newsroom journalists in both states, which have had very different legislative sessions. While Michigan Democrats have been advocating for democracy and equal rights, Iowa Republicans have been rolling things back. Also: Despite a compromise that gave more […]

Fishy GOP Politics Up North (Hour 1)

April 20, 2023

Republican legislators up north are holding up a plan that could allow tens of thousands of acres of forestland to stay in private hands, stay on the tax rolls, and still be used for recreation, forestry jobs, and more. Are they holding out hope for bulldozers, strip malls and golf courses? Or is there a […]

High Time to Legalize Marijuana in Wisconsin? (Hour 1)

March 1, 2023

Wisconsin remains an outlier in the upper Midwest when it comes to legalizing marijuana, regulating its sale, and benefiting from the taxes it would generate. Michigan made the move four years ago, and we’ll talk to the leading journalist in that state about how things have gone and what lessons Wisconsin can take from it.

Nice Conspiracy Theory, but What Do You Stand For? (Oct 6 – Hour 2)

October 6, 2022

Editor Kyle Kaminski of The Gander, our sister outlet in Michigan, talks about the election races and how Republicans are not doing well in polling, largely because they don’t appear to be running on any ideas or policy—just reliving the 2020 election and pandemic safeguards. Also: Dr. Kristin Lyerly on her White House appearance to […]