Housing discrimination, Report on Uvalde shooting, Sports betting

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A car drives by homes in a neighborhood Friday, May 5, 2023, in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We learn about the difficulties of enforcing a 2018 Milwaukee County ordinance banning Section 8 housing discrimination. We also discuss the findings of a federal investigation into the police response of the 2022 mass shooting in Uvalde, TX. Plus, a look at why sports betting is a booming industry.

Featured in this Episode

  • Checking in on Milwaukee's Section 8 housing discrimination ban

    In 2018, a Milwaukee County ordinance banned landlords from discriminating against applicants using housing vouchers. We get refreshed on housing laws and why the ordinance has been tough to enforce.

  • Report outlines police failures in Uvalde mass shooting

    The Justice Department called the police response to the 2022 school shooting in Uvalde a failure in a new report. We look at why and how to better respond to active shooters in the future.

  • How gambling is changing sports

    Sports betting is now legal in 38 states. We talk about why the sports gambling industry is booming and how it’s affecting sports leagues themselves.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Erika Sanders Guest
  • James Densley Guest
  • Jason Kido Lopez Guest
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director

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