State Capitol Report: Legislature In Session, Disability Accommodations Approved

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Our State Capitol reporter breaks down legislative rule changes to overriding a governor’s veto. We also talk hemp regulation, sexual assault kits, Lyme disease and more. Then State Rep. Jimmy Anderson explains why he argues for accommodations for lawmakers with disabilities.

Featured in this Show

  • State Capitol Report: Legislature Is Back In Session

    The Wisconsin state legislature is back in session. A WPR reporter talks about votes taken in both chambers, including State Assembly rules about overriding gubernatorial vetoes. We learn the latest on hemp regulation, sexual assault kit tracking, Lyme disease and more.

  • State Lawmakers Approve Disability Accommodations

    The state Assembly has passed new rules allowing lawmakers to phone in to committee meetings. This comes after a quadriplegic representative requested this change and became embroiled in a partisan fight.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Molly Stentz Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Laurel White Guest
  • Rep. Jimmy Anderson Guest

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