State Capitol Report: Rep. Hintz on his tenure in leadership, Middle school teacher on teaching during the pandemic

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Minority Leader Gordon Hintz talks about his decision to step down from his role as the top Democrat in the state Assembly. Then, we chat with one of the five educators selected as the 2022 Wisconsin Teachers of the Year.

Featured in this Show

  • An interview with Rep. Gordon Hintz, who is stepping down as Assembly minority leader

    State Rep. Gordon Hintz of Oshkosh announced last week that he is stepping down as minority leader of the Assembly Democrats. We talk with him about his decision, what’s next for him, what legislation he’s working on and what advice he has for his successor.

  • Health Teacher Recognized As Top Educator

    Patty Zemke is one of five educators selected as the 2022 Wisconsin Teachers of the Year. She teaches sixth-grade health for the Wausau School District. We discuss her experiences over the past year teaching amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Gordon Hintz Guest
  • Patty Zemke Guest

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