State Bill To Legalize Pot, Re-Imagining STEM, State News Roundup

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Gene Purcell and Veronica Rueckert speak with a state representative who has proposed legalizing marijuana in Wisconsin. Then, they explore whether the arts should be included in “STEM” subjects. And, they round up the state’s news with WPR’s assistant news director.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin Legislator Proposes Legalizing Pot

    Wisconsin State Representative Melissa Sargent of Madison has proposed that the state legalize marijuana in a similar fashion to Colorado. It would legalize both medicinal and recreational uses. It is unlikely the bill will pass the GOP-controlled legislature. Representative Sargent weighs in.

  • Turning STEM Into STEAM: The Case For Arts In Science

    STEM – science, technology, education and math – needs a new letter. That’s according to a guest who makes the case for adding arts and design to the STEM cirriculum.

  • State News Round-Up For January 24 , 2014

    WPR’s assistant news director joins us to talk about what’s making news in Wisconsin this week, including Governor Walker’s State of the State Address.

Episode Credits

  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Melissa Agard Guest
  • Babette Allina Guest
  • Noah Ovshinsky Guest