State Capitol Report: Government Response To Pandemic, State Senator Weighs In

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The U.S. Capitol building, center, and part of the Washington Monument, right, are seen at sunrise, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Julio Cortez/AP Photo

As authorities urge social distancing, we check in with WPR’s state Capitol bureau chief about Gov. Tony Evers’ plans to provide relief to businesses and the workforce. Then, state Sen. Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse, discusses the Legislature’s priorities as its regular session may soon wrap up.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • State Senator Jennifer Shilling Guest

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