In this week’s WisPolitics Capitol Chats podcast, Rep. David Steffen, R-Green Bay, argues the state has delayed replacing the aging Green Bay maximum security prison, built in the 1890s, too long. He says the politics of constructing a new prison while the administration has focused on criminal justice reform have let long term infrastructure, safety and staffing issues languish.
The WisOpinion insiders, Chvala and Jensen, talk about their experience with state budget surpluses and the battle between Democrats and Republicans over how to allocate the current surplus. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership.
Capitol Chats: Wisconsin Conservation Voters’ Burress says GOP PFAS bill has loophole that would benefit polluters
In this week’s Capitol Chats podcast, Wisconsin Conservation Voters Government Affairs Manager Peter Burress explains why the group opposes a GOP bill to combat PFAS contamination. Burress argues a provision in the bill would protect polluters and shift the cost to fight pollution to taxpayers.
In the latest episode of “Talking Trade,” outgoing MMAC President Tim Sheehy discusses his 31-year tenure with the Milwaukee chamber and the importance of business exports.