New administrator for Wisconsin DMV, The officers dedicated to protecting animals

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Three dogs waiting to be adopted
Image by Tony Wu from Pixabay

Tommy Winkler was appointed to lead the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles in October. We get an update on recent news at the DMV. Then, we hear from a member of Wisconsin’s Humane Officer Program, who trains people to police the ethical treatment of animals.

Featured in this Show

  • DMV once again requiring in-person driving test for new drivers

    On Dec. 31, the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles ended a waiver that allowed teen drivers to opt out of an in-person driving test. We talk with the new administrator of the DMV about driving tests, wait times at offices and his goals for the division.

  • Wisconsin's animal care laws

    The Wisconsin Humane Society says people adopt roughly 13,000 animals every year from its shelters. We talk with a humane officer instructor and animal activist about state laws surrounding animal care and welfare.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Technical Director
  • Tommy Winkler Jr. Guest
  • Joe Goode Guest

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