Renters And Evictions, UW System President Search, Week In Washington

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Democrats unveil police reform bill
From left; Rep. Lacy Clay, D-Mo., House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Majority Whip James Clyburn of S.C., listen to questions from reporters during a news conference to unveil policing reform and equal justice legislation on Capitol Hill, Monday, June 8, 2020, in Washington. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

Congressional Democrats introduced a far-ranging police reform bill yesterday. We find out what’s in it and the support it’s getting. We also hear how renters who are out of work during the pandemic are dealing with the potential for eviction. Plus, we get an update on the search for a new UW System president after the lone finalist took questions in an open virtual forum Tuesday.

Featured in this Show

  • Renters Explore Options As WI Landlords Consider Evictions

    A ban on evictions in Wisconsin expired in late May, yet hundreds of thousands of people in our state have lost work. That’s making it hard to pay rent. A reporter explains the eviction process and what renters need to know.

  • UW System President Search Update

    The only finalist in the search for a new UW System president took questions Tuesday in a virtual campus forum. We’ll talk to the Wisconsin State Journal’s higher education reporter about what he said, and learn about a petition from faculty, staff, and students to scrap the search entirely and start over.

  • This Week In Washington – June 10, 2020

    Democrats in Congress introduced a police reform bill this week, including a ban on choke holds and new rules about body cameras. President Trump tweeted his opposition to the bill, as well as a conspiracy theory about a protestor injured by police. A capitol reporter catches us up on the news.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Kealey Bultena Interviewer
  • Allison Dikanovic Guest
  • Kelly Meyerhofer Guest

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