Considering UW Consolidation, New Plan To Sell State Real Estate

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Tulips bloom near the Wisconsin State Capitol
Wisconsin state Capitol on Thursday, April 29, 2021, in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We hear why a Republican state senator is pushing to consolidate UW campuses. Then, we discuss the governor’s plan to reduce state office space.

Featured in this Show

  • GOP Senator Outlines UW Consolidation Plan

    A proposal by state Sen. Roger Roth, R-Appleton, would restructure the UW System into four regions plus UW-Madison. We discuss the vision and what challenges it seeks to address.

  • Governor Proposes Reducing State Office Space, Shifting To Remote Work

    Gov. Tony Evers’ administration wants to shift more state employees to remote work, reduce state office space by 10 percent and build a new historical museum. We talk with Department of Administration Sec. Joel Brenan about the plan and why it’s being considered.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Roger Roth Guest
  • Joel Brennan Guest