State Capitol Report: Jobless Benefits, August Primaries

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The Wisconsin State Capitol
The Wisconsin State Capitol in mid-June 2020. Steven Potter/WPR

Rep. Adam Neylon, R-Pewaukee, responds to new proposals by Democrats and Republicans aimed at helping people receive unemployment benefits. Then, WisPolitics editor JR Ross shares takeaways from new campaign fundraising disclosures and discuses which races to watch in the August primary elections.

Featured in this Show

  • Coronavirus: State Lawmakers Back Unemployment Aid

    Republican state Rep. Adam Neylon, head of the Assembly’s jobs committee, joins us to discuss proposals aimed at providing financial assistance to the unemployed. We also examine the state’s response to the pandemic amid rising infection rates.

  • Campaign Fundraising Update, August Primaries To Watch

    A WisPolitics editor returns to discuss new campaign fundraising disclosures, including a more than $10 million haul reported by state Democrats. We also look at which races to watch in the August primaries for the state legislature.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Adam Neylon Guest
  • JR Ross Guest

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