Wisconsin Attorney General Says No To Joining Emergency Declaration Lawsuit, Artists In Residence In Senior Housing, Universal Child Care Proposed By Sen. Elizabeth Warren

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Attorney General Josh Kaul is seen prior to Gov. Tony Evers’ first State of the State address in Madison, Wisconsin, at the state Capitol building on Jan. 22, 2019. Emily Hamer/Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

Several states are joining a lawsuit to counter President Trump’s national emergency declaration, but Wisconsin’s Attorney General says that Wisconsin is not. A reporter gives us the details. And we learn about a program that places University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students as artists in residence in senior living facilities. And presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren has announced a plan that would provide child care to all American families. We’ll get the details and the impact the proposal could have on the economy.

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  • UW-Milwaukee Students Share Knowledge And A Home With Seniors

    A program at UW-Milwaukee places students in senior living communities where the student will then live and conduct programming with the residents. We hear from a past participant and current coordinator of the program about what this experience offers both parties.

  • Universal Child Care Proposed By Sen. Elizabeth Warren

    Presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) unveiled a plan Tuesday that would provide childcare to all American families by taxing the country’s wealthiest citizens. We talk about what universal child care is and what impact the proposed program could have in the United States.

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  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Riley Vetterkind Guest
  • Molly Hassler Guest
  • Ruth Schmidt Guest

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