State Capitol Report: Redistricting update and children in the workforce

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Wisconsin state Capitol at night
Wisconsin state Capitol. Joe Tarr/WPR

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has weighed in on the redistricting battle. We talk to a WPR reporter about what effects its ruling could have. Then we talk to a state senator who has proposed easing the restrictions on children under 16 working.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Bridgit Bowden Guest
  • Mary Felzkowski Guest