Supreme court redistricting, IRS tax filing season

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Stairs lead up to the Wisconsin Supreme Court inside the state capitol building.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

WPR’s State Capitol Bureau Chief previews Wisconsin Supreme Court arguments over the state’s legislative maps. Then, an economics reporter shares a government watchdog report about the challenges facing the IRS this tax season.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear arguments over redistricting maps

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week on eight different proposals for how the state’s legislative maps should be redrawn. We check in on the redistricting process and where it could go from here.

  • Challenges facing the IRS this tax filing season

    A new government watchdog report says the Internal Revenue Service is “in crisis” as it grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic. The news comes after a turbulent 2020 marked with long delays to process tax returns, issue refunds and address other concerns. We look at what’s contributing to the problem.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Heather Long Guest