New Census Data, Bratwurst Capital Debate, Public Opinion Polling

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Tony Evers looks over at the reporters asking questions during a press conference.
Gov. Tony Evers speaks during a press conference Tuesday, July 6, 2021, in Waukesha, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

A new poll gauges Wisconsinites’ thoughts on Governor Evers, President Biden, COVID-19 and more. We take look at the trends. We also dig into what the new U.S. Census numbers have to say about Wisconsin. Plus, we discuss the debate over where the true bratwurst capital of the world is.

Featured in this Show

  • What New Census Data Say About Wisconsin

    According to new data from the U.S. Census, Wisconsin’s population grew less than 4% to 5.9 million over the past decade. It also shows the state has become more racially diverse. We dig into the numbers and what they say about how Wisconsin is changing.

  • Sheboygan: Bratwurst Capital Of The World… But Not America

    Sheboygan is the Brat Capital of the World. But if you’re looking for the Brat Capital of America, you’ll have to travel a few states over, to Bucyrus, Ohio. We take a look at the half-century long saga behind the confusion.

  • New Marquette Poll Shows How Wisconsinites Feel About Biden, Evers, Johnson

    The latest poll from Marquette University Law School shows just under half of Wisconsinites approve of President Biden’s job performance. We talk about that, and how respondents feel about Gov. Evers and Sen. Johnson with the poll’s director.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • David Egan-Robertson Guest
  • Dan Higgins Guest
  • Charles Franklin Guest

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