Evers suing legislature, Winter heating costs

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Gov. Tony Evers looks ahead as he speaks.
Gov. Tony Evers speaks before signing the 2023-2025 biennial budget Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

A government affairs professor joins us to analyze Governor Evers’ lawsuit against the state legislature. Then, a Wisconsin utilities expert helps us preview the winter heating season.

Featured in this Show

  • Why Gov. Evers is suing Republican lawmakers

    We take a look at Governor Evers’s lawsuit against Republican lawmakers, who he claims are obstructing basic government functions and violating the state Constitution’s separation of powers provisions.

  • How much will heat cost you this winter?

    This winter, home heating costs in the Midwest are projected to be 21 percent less than last winter, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. But even with that drop, Wisconsinites can expect it to be one of the most expensive winters on record. We’ll talk to a household utility expert about how the energy market could impact our heating bill, and what we can do to save money.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Mordecai Lee Guest
  • Tom Content Guest