Monday, September 1, 2014, 3:00pm
A blog recently ranked Madison the second hardest-working city in the country, and it placed Milwaukee eighth. We find out what sets the Midwest apart with the editor-in-chief who compiled the list. Plus, the head of a Wisconsin non-profit makes the case that when people have unequal access to opportunities, society as a whole loses out. And a guest explains why video stores have changed the way we socialize around movies.
Monday, September 1, 2014, 4:00pm
Democratic candidate Mary Burke is the first woman to win a major party nomination for governor in Wisconsin, and Susan Happ is vying to be the next state Attorney General. A political scientist weighs in on whether gender is a factor in this year's state elections. In this week's "Wisconsin Life," we hear about a woman angler and her adventures on the water. Then, the president of Wisconsin Women Fish discusses efforts to get more women involved in the sport of fishing. We'll also discuss whether President Obama's stop in Milwaukee today will be a boost -- or a hindrance -- for state Democrats this year.
Monday, September 1, 2014, 5:00pm
The people who want political power may not be the best suited to wield that power. That's according to our guest who traces the relationship between elected officials and those they serve. Then, we'll find out why Madison and Milwaukee ranked among the hardest-working cities in the U.S. And the head of a Wisconsin non-profit makes the case that when people have unequal access to opportunities, society as a whole loses out.