State Capitol Report: Learning about WisconsinEye, State Senate minority leader discusses priorities

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Sen. Dianne Hesselbein speaks at a podium
Sen. Dianne Hesselbein, D-Middleton, introduced the bill to expand BadgerCare on Oct. 31, 2023. Robert D’Andrea/WPR

We speak with the head of WisconsinEye about the future of the independent State Capitol broadcast organization. Later, the new minority leader in the state Senate shares her priorities for 2024.

Featured in this Show

  • WisconsinEye leader details network coverage and future

    The WisconsinEye Public Affairs Network says it’s the nation’s first and only independent State Capitol broadcast organization. The network’s president and CEO shares an update on the organization’s future, including grant funding, 2024 election coverage and more.

  • A conversation with the new state Senate minority leader

    Last month, Democrats in the state Senate selected Sen. Dianne Hesselbein as the minority leader. We talk with Hesselbein about her goals and get her reaction to recent news, including the state Supreme Court’s order to redraw electoral maps and a GOP proposal to legalize medical marijuana.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Technical Director
  • Jon Henkes Guest
  • Sen. Dianne Hesselbein Guest

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