Democratic group advocates for rural issues, State Assembly committee leader’s view on DNR leadership

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A rural road in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. Dave/ Unsplash

First, former U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp discusses a Democratic advocacy group for rural priorities. Then, the leader of the state Assembly’s Committee on Forestry, Parks and Outdoor Recreation reviews the Department of Natural Resources and its recent leadership turnover.

Featured in this Show

  • One Country Project hopes to court the rural vote for the Democratic Party

    Republican candidates dominate in rural areas, which have a disproportionate influence over urban areas in American politics. We talk with former U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp about her new group, the Democratic-leaning One Country Project, which advocates for rural issues in Washington.

  • Northwoods Republican outlines vision for DNR amid leadership change

    We discuss the state Department of Natural Resources as its top official resigns and Republicans in the Legislature reject appointees to the Natural Resources Board. Our guest leads the state Assembly’s Committee on Forestry, Parks and Outdoor Recreation.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Guest
  • Jeffrey Mursau Guest

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