State Capitol Report: Capitol upkeep, State Sen. Felzkowski’s legislation

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The Wisconsin Capitol seen from a distance from a street with businesses and people
The Wisconsin Capitol seen from a distance on State Street in Madison. Joe Tarr/ WPR

The person responsible for maintaining the Capitol’s decorative paint, plaster, tile and furniture explains what the job is like and what they’ve learned about the building. Then state Sen. Mary Felzkowski details proposals related to hunting, First Nations and child care.

Featured in this Show

  • Meet the decorative painter for the Wisconsin Capitol

    The decorative painter for the Wisconsin Capitol has job responsibilities beyond needing to match the 600 paint colors on the century-old walls. The role requires replacing plaster ceiling tiles and refinishing furniture and doors. Jeff LaMay joins us to talk about his never-ending work.

  • Sen. Felzkowski asks for public's opinion on this year's gun deer hunting season

    Republican state Sen. Mary Felzkowski gives us the rundown of several of her co-authored bills. We learn about an upcoming public discussion on hunting, talk about her stance on fund allocations for tribes in Wisconsin, and discuss measures to address child care needs.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Jeff LaMay Guest
  • Mary Felzkowski Guest

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