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Update on Wisconsin National Guard role throughout the pandemic

Today's Midday podcast covers a variety of roles Wisconsin National Guard soldiers filled throughout the pandemic. From administering more COVID-19 tests than any other...

Marquette University will require student vaccinations while UW schools will not

Today's Midday podcast covers student vaccination requirements for Marquette University and the UW System. Marquette students will be required to get vaccinated by August,...

Gov. Evers announces reelection bid as Republicans mount opposition

Today's Midday podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers' announcement he will run for a second term using many of the same campaign pillars that won...

JFC Republicans propose spending in similar areas to Gov. Evers’ budget, but not as...

Today's Midday podcast covers Joint Finance Committee proposals to spend taxpayer dollars on many of the same areas Evers called for in his budget,...

U.S. Senate candidates take aim at Ron Johnson’s seat

Today's Midday podcast covers Democratic U.S. Senate candidates who want to take control of Johnson's seat as he nears the end of his second...

WEDC CEO Missy Hughes says workforce shortage is a complex issue

Today's Midday podcast covers Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes acknowledging that some businesses are having a hard time finding help...

GOP lawmakers push to ban transgender girls from competing in girl sports

Assembly and Senate committees heard several mostly-Republican backed bills that would ban transgender girls from competing in girl sports in K-12 and collegiate competitions....

Republicans and business leaders push to end extended UI payments

Today's Midday podcast covers Senate Republicans and business owners arguing a bill that would end a federal boost to unemployment benefits would help address...

Nass slams proposals to end UW System tuition freeze, president pushes back

Today's Midday podcast covers state Sen. Steve Nass slamming the idea of ending the tuition freeze for the UW System that's been in place...

Lawmaker travel saw sharp drop amid pandemic

Today's Midday podcast covers only 15 state legislators, who last year reported attending conferences or speaking at seminars, a sharp drop from 2019 numbers....

GOP House delegates criticize bill that would create commission to investigate U.S. Capitol attacks

Today's Midday podcast covers a bill, now in the Senate, that would create a special commission to investigate what happened the day of the...

Congressional delegates divided on fighting in Israel and Palestine

Today's Midday podcast covers Wisconsin's congressional delegation divisions on the escalating fighting in Israel and Palestine as U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin calls for a...

Broadband spending debates continue as Evers announces $100M grant program

Today's Midday podcast covers who wants to spend how much of whose dollars on expanding broadband access across the state. Gov. Evers announced a...

New CDC COVID-19 guidelines and vaccination effort updates

Today's Midday podcast covers new mask-wearing CDC guidelines for vaccinated and unvaccinated people and what the future of the state's effort looks like as...

Former Wisconsin congressman joins possible split from GOP

Today's Midday podcast covers former 8th Congressional District Representative Reid Ribble announcing he will join a group of about 100 former and current elected...
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