Lowering the drinking age to 19, special DNR licenses for militrary veterans and more is on tap in this week’s episode of The Wheelercast. Plus, Gwyn launches her series on Women in the Capitol with an interview with State Senator Alberta Darling.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker formally announced his re-election campaign on Sunday. What are his prospects for victory? What are his strengths and vulnerabilities and who is his likely opponent? We chat about it over a pot of coffee and a couple of barking dogs in a weekend Edge Messaging chat.
Interesting article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel this morning accompanied by a tape recording of Republican US Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson seemingly agreeing with two unidentified men at a campaign event that Paul Ryan has a “light footprint in the state” and that Ryan’s lukewarm endorsement of President Trump “is a problem.” I can’t help but wonder if this is the influence of Steve Bannon in Nicholson’s campaign or just Nicholson’s inability to disagree with someone he wants to vote for him.
Lisa Manna and I talk about it in this short podcast.
Gwyn Guenther brings us the latest on the pending Senate and Assembly floor votes on the State Budget and the Foxconn Deal. She examines why Peter Barca stepped down as Assembly Minority Leader and discusses who may replace him. And we remember 9/11.
After an extended Labor Day break, Gwyn is back in this special Tuesday edition of The Wheelercast. Key committee votes are on the docket for Foxconn and the state budget. She has the scoop. Don’t miss her straightforward reporting of the issues facing Wisconsin lawmakers’ in the jam-packed week ahead.
A jam-packed episode this week, with developments on the Foxconn deal, the State Budget and a new legislative initiative that will likely stir some decades-old passions. Gwyn breaks it down for us on The Wheelercast.
Not. So. Fast. On this week’s episode of The Wheelercast, we look at some scheduling conflicts that could delay votes on both the State Budget and the Foxconn package. Plus we review last week’s marathon Assembly committee hearing on the massive economic development deal.
Nine topics. Three Hosts. Thirty minutes. Dan Deibert, Lisa Manna, and Brian Fraley put their unique, Midwestern spin on nine events/issues/topics/things from the previous week. Current events, politics, sports… It’s all on the agenda.
The largest economic development deal in Wisconsin state government history has been negotiated, and Gwyn has details regarding the substance of and timeline for legislative action on the Foxconn deal. Things are moving quickly. How quickly, and how could this impact the State Budget impasse? This news and more on the latest episode of The Wheelercast.