GOP Election Law Changes, Helping Endangered Species In Your Yard, UW-Madison Commencement Speaker

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Madison resident Joe Triana votes in the spring election Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Tenney Park in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

A reporter and election law expert join the show to talk about Republican efforts in Wisconsin and nationwide to change election rules after the 2020 election. Then, we talk about what you can do to help endangered species in your own yard. And, we talk to UW-Madison alumnus André De Shields about what he has to say to the school’s graduates this year.

Featured in this Show

  • GOP Efforts In Wisconsin, Nationwide To Change Election Rules Post-2020

    There are Republican efforts across the country to change election rules in the wake of the 2020 election. We hear about bills being considered in Wisconsin, and talk about the implications of the changes being weighed in different states for future elections.

  • Assisting Wisconsin's Endangered Species Through Landscaping

    There’s a lot you can do to support Wisconsin’s endangered species, just by changing a few things in your yard! We speak with a Wisconsin writer about the types of plants, shelters and lighting you can incorporate into your landscaping to help pollinators and wildlife.

  • Tony-Winning Alumnus Addresses UW-Madison Class of 2021

    We speak to multi-talented and award-winning UW-Madison alumnus André De Shields (class of 1970) about some of his latest acting work, and his message to this year’s undergraduate class.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Michele Gerard Good Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Laurel White Guest
  • Philip Chen Guest
  • Jennifer Rude Klett Guest
  • André De Shields Guest

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