State Capitol Report: Latest On Voting Laws, Addressing Wisconsin’s Racial Disparities

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Wisconsin state Capitol building. Bill Martens/WPR

WPR’s State Capitol reporter joins us with the latest on the statewide mask mandate, Wisconsin election laws and more. Then, we discuss the Assembly speaker’s task force to address racial disparities with its co-chair, state Rep. Shelia Stubbs.

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  • Next Steps For The Speaker's Task Force Addressing Racial Disparities

    After taking up no bills during a special session called by the governor, lawmakers have formed a task force to address racial disparities. We speak with the co-chair, state Rep. Shelia Stubbs, about the next steps.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Laurel White Guest
  • Rep. Shelia Stubbs Guest

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