State Capitol Report: Mask Mandates And Redistricting, The Anniversary Of The Blake Shooting, And Continuing Pandemic Challenges

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Stairs lead up to the Wisconsin Supreme Court inside the state capitol building.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We discuss a recent round of state political news, including a new mask mandate lawsuit and the forthcoming legislative redistricting. Then, a state senator explains her police accountability bills on the anniversary of the Jacob Blake shooting.

Featured in this Show

  • Recapping Recent Politics On Mask Mandates, Gerrymandering Debate And More

    Last week, Dane County established a new mask mandate due to spiking coronavirus cases and the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty sued to stop the mandate. A reporter explains this, the latest on the redistricting debate and other state political news.

  • Democratic Senator Reflects On Jacob Blake Shooting, Policing And Pandemic-Related Challenges

    State Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee, discusses the first anniversary of the police shooting of Jacob Blake, her proposed policing bills, and the ongoing effects of the pandemic.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • A. Emily Ralph Technical Director
  • JR Ross Guest
  • Lena Taylor Guest

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