New Legislation For ‘Micro-Schools,’ Reaction To Supreme Court Cancelling The Mask Mandate

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A view of the State Capitol from State Street in Madison
A view of the State Capitol from State Street in Madison. Steven Potter/WPR

We learn about new legislation aimed at establishing so-called “micro-schools” from the Republican representative who wrote the bill. Then, we hear from the top Democrat in the Assembly about the state Supreme Court recently negating the governor’s mask mandate.

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Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Angelo Bautista Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Steven Potter Technical Director
  • Shae Sortwell Guest
  • Gordon Hintz Guest