State Capitol Report: Proposed bill to keep Brewers in Wisconsin, State plan for digital equity

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We talk with the Senate minority leader about an almost $650 million plan to keep the Milwaukee Brewers in Wisconsin and other legislative proposals. Then, we learn what the state is doing to create a Digital Equity Plan in order to qualify for federal broadband funding.

Featured in this Show

  • Legislative updates with state Senate minority leader

    Lawmakers are debating a nearly $650 million bill that would keep the Milwaukee Brewers in Wisconsin through 2050. We talk with the state Senate’s minority leader for an update on legislative priorities.

  • Public Service Commission reveals draft Digital Equity Plan

    A Public Service Commission official discusses efforts to expand high-speed internet with federal funding under the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. States must complete a digital equity plan to gain access to federal dollars. We examine Wisconsin’s proposed plan.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Sen. Melissa Agard Guest
  • Alyssa Kenney Guest

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