Check In With UW Student Regent, Referendum Results, Milwaukee County DA

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A UW student regent joins us to discuss the board’s work and priorities. We check in on a school board dissolution vote in a southeastern Wisconsin community, and what the termination of a district means for students. Then, Milwaukee County’s district attorney shares his response to vaping-related illnesses, reckless driving and more.

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    The UW System Board of Regents meets this week for the first time since President Ray Cross announced his plans to retire. A student regent joins the program to discuss the board’s agenda, the search for a new president, campus free speech policies, and other issues.

  • Voters Weigh In On School District Dissolution

    In July, the Palmyra-Eagle School District in southeastern Wisconsin voted to dissolve, after years of financial strain. Yesterday voters weighed in on the situation. WPR’s Rural Communities Reporters joins us to discuss the results.

  • Milwaukee DA Discusses Vaping, Opioids

    Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm joins the program to discuss illegal vaping products amid heightened alarm over lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes. We also catch up on law enforcement’s response to other drug-related concerns, such as opioids and methamphetamine.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Olivia Woodmansee Guest
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • John Chisholm Guest