State News Roundup, CWD Update, State Holds Final Public Hearing On Proposed Budget

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In our weekly roundup of the state’s top news stories, we get an update on the conflict between the Ho-Chunk Nation and the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans over a casino expansion project. Data on Chronic Wasting Disease in Wisconsin shows an increase in some areas. An outdoor writer weighs in on whether the state is responding appropriately. And we talk about the final public hearing on the proposed state budget.

Featured in this Show

  • State News Roundup For April 21, 2017

    On Wednesday, the Stockbridge-Munsee Community asked a federal judge to block the Ho-Chunk Nation from expanding a casino in Wittenberg. A state news editor joins us to talk about this and other top news from the past week.

  • Deer Disease Up In Parts Of The State–But Is It Getting Enough Attention?

    Chronic Wasting Disease numbers are up in parts of Wisconsin–but a guest says the state’s DNR is downplaying the problem.

  • State Holds Final Public Hearing On Proposed Budget

    The state Joint Finance Committee held its final public hearing today on the proposed 2017-19 budget. We’ll speak with Capital Times Reporter Jessie Opoien about the final hearing and what people had to say about the budget.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Patrick Durkin Guest
  • Jessie Opoien Guest