The Return Of Midwest Express Airlines, Where Are The GOP Primaries Going?, Proposal Would Make Assaulting A Nurse On Duty A Felony In Wisconsin

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Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld speaking in Iowa
In this Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld speaks to reporters during a visit to the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. Republican leaders in Iowa and New Hampshire are vowing to hold their presidential primary contests as scheduled, even as party leaders in other key states cancel their 2020 primaries to help give President Donald Trump a smooth path to re-election. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

We talk about the new look of Midwest Express Airlines that’s returning to Milwaukee. Then we check in with a political scientist on why some states are dropping their Republican primary, and discuss new legislation that would make assaulting nurses on the job in Wisconsin a felony.

Featured in this Show

  • Midwest Express Airlines Coming Back To Milwaukee

    Eight years after shutting down, Midwest Express Airlines will once again operate in Milwaukee, but changes in the airline industry mean it won’t be quite the same. We find out the city’s hometown airline came back and what’s changing.

  • Proposal Would Make Assaulting A Nurse On Duty A Felony In Wisconsin

    New proposed legislation would create harsher penalties for assaulting a nurse while they are on duty. According to the American Nurses Association, nearly 25 percent of nurses report being assaulted in the work place. We talk to a state advocate for the proposal.

  • Why Some State GOP Parties Are Abandoning Presidential Primaries In 2020

    Republicans in Arizona, South Carolina, Nevada and Kanas have scrapped plans to hold presidential primaries in 2020. We look at why they’re foregoing the nominating contest and how President Donald Trump’s GOP challengers are reacting to the development.

Episode Credits

  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Joe Taschler Guest
  • Gina Dennik-Champion Guest
  • Lilly Goren Guest