Speaker Vos On Act 10, Early Voting Bill, Making Maple Syrup

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Three years ago Tuesday, Governor Scott Walker signed Act 10 – also known at the Budget Repair Bill – into law. Rob Ferrett hears from State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on what the impact of the law has been so far. Then he considers new legislation to eliminate some early voting opportunities in Wisconsin and learns how to make maple syrup from a local producer.

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  • Act 10, 3 Years In: Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Discusses

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Act 10 – also known as the Budget Repair Bill – into law on March 11 three years ago. The legislation led to extensive protests and a recall election for Gov. Walker. Those in favor of the bill said it would give local governments and agencies more control over their budgets. Those opposed largely rejected the limitations to collective bargaining by public employees. Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly Robin Vos weighs in on the impact of Act 10 three years after is was signed into law.

  • State Senate Considers Changes To Early Voting In Wisconsin

    The State Senate is considering legislation today that would change early voting hours. A political scientist discusses the possible changes, and the arguments for and against them.

  • Teach Me What You Know: How To Make Maple Syrup

    The weather is starting to warm up a little bit, which means only one thing for people who live near sugar maple trees: it’s almost time to make maple syrup! In this week’s Teach Me What You Know, we’ll talk to a third-generation maple syrup producer about how to turn sap into syrup.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Robin Vos Guest
  • Tim Dale Guest
  • Tony Schultz Guest