Elections Commission Lacks Quorum, Wisconsin Job Fairs, Native American Team Names

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The Federal Elections Commission lacks a quorum just months before the presidential election. We discuss the impact of the group being unable to make decisions. We also talk with the organizer of a drive through job fair around Wisconsin. Plus, a look at the likely changes coming to professional sports teams with Native American mascots.

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  • With The November Elections Looming, The FEC Can't Take Much Action

    The Federal Elections Commission lacks a quorum for the second time in recent months. We find out what it means that just four months out from the November elections, the election watchdog is limited in what actions it is able to take.

  • Drive Thru Job Fairs Around Wisconsin Offer Safely Distanced Opportunity For Finding Work

    We talk about a creative alternative to the typical job center: a drive-through job-seeker event taking place this week in cities around Wisconsin. A representative from a local event in Oshkosh joins us to talk about how it will work.

  • A Fresh Look At Native American Team Nicknames After George Floyd Death

    After 87 years, Washington’s NFL team will no longer be called the Redskins. Meanwhile, other teams are standing by their Native American names and logos. We’ll look at the renewed pressure on sports teams to drop their Native identities.

Episode Credits

  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Ciara Torres-Spelliscy Guest
  • Bobbi Miller Guest
  • Arianne Eason Guest

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