Milwaukee reading program, Gun legislation

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President Joe Biden visited Superior to tout his $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law
President Joe Biden visited Superior, Wis. March 2, 2022, to tout his $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law with plans to begin fixing 65,000 miles of highway and 1,500 bridges this year. Robin Washington/WPR

President Biden is calling on Congress to bring back an assault weapons ban as lawmakers consider several other bills. We get an update on what’s being negotiated. We also talk with a Milwaukee woman who started a virtual reading program for kids about helping children learn more about their city.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Dannette Justus Guest
  • Jacob Charles Guest