Student Voting Effort In Wisconsin, Coronavirus In Prisons, Washington News

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We talk with a UW-Madison official responsible for educating student voters at the school about an initiative to improve their election participation. Then we hear about the state of COVID-19 in Wisconsin’s prisons. And we talk to a White House reporter about some top Washington stories, including a push for another federal pandemic recovery stimulus package by August.

Featured in this Show

  • UW-Madison's Push To Get Students Voting

    With the August partisan primary inching closer, UW-Madison is ramping up efforts to get students voting. We talk to the chair of the school’s voter education efforts about the All In Campus Democracy Challenge, and the obstacles student voters face during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • After Months Of Varying Rules, State DOC Implements Mask Requirement At All Prisons

    The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is requiring face masks for staff and inmates at prisons starting Monday after months of having a patchwork of rules around the state. We find out about the worry felt by inmates and their loved ones as COVID-19 spreads in some facilities.

  • This Week In Washington – July 8, 2020

    A White House reporter joins us to discuss some of the week’s top stories out of the nation’s capital.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Kathy Cramer Guest
  • Rory Linnane Guest
  • Seung Min Kim Guest

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