Monday, September 15, 2014, 6:00am
Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice was cut from the team and suspended indefinitely by the NFL last week after video surfaced of him assaulting his then-fiancée Janay. While that story has received a great deal of attention, what about the domestic abuse that occurs around the nation every day? Joy Cardin talks to a guest advocate about the dangers of domestic abuse, how to spot it, where to go for help, and what it might take to end it entirely.
Monday, September 15, 2014, 7:00am
Federal appeals judges in Chicago hear arguments on Wisconsin’s voter ID law. In the State Capitol Report, Joy Cardin and WPR’s state government reporter recap the proceedings and the recent changes to make the ID-obtaining process easier. Plus, he has the latest on the projected shortfall in the next state budget, the John Doe investigation, and other state political issues.
Monday, September 15, 2014, 7:30am
According to the Legislature’s nonpartisan budget office, the next state budget has a projected $1.8 billion shortfall. As the State Capitol Report continues, Joy Cardin talks with Republican State Representative John Nygren who accuses Democrats of using “political math” to root against Wisconsin’s economic successes. Then, Democratic State Representative Gordon Hintz discusses why he calls Gov. Walker’s budget policies “a failed experiment.”
Monday, September 15, 2014, 8:00am
Americans are living longer, but not necessarily with more financial resources. Rather than thinking of retirement as an entirely leisurely stage of life, Joy Cardin’s guest suggests we extend our careers, start new jobs, or find other meaningful ways to fill our time. He offers advice for a retirement filled with enjoyment, engagement, and purpose.