State Capitol Report: Spending on governor’s race, Sondy Pope exits the Assembly

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The Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison. Randy Stern (CC BY)

First, we speak with a watchdog group about record-breaking spending for the Wisconsin governor’s race. Then, state Rep. Sondy Pope, D-Mr. Horeb, discusses her priorities before a 20-year career in the Assembly comes to a close.

Featured in this Show

  • Campaign finance report

    The 2022 Wisconsin’s governor’s race is on track to be the most expensive in state history, according to the Associated Press. We talk with the head of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign about how money is influencing this election cycle and what it means for our democracy.

  • Democrat leaves state Assembly with business unfinished

    A bill to create an employee-funded statewide insurance plan to pay for family medical leave is one Democratic proposal a retiring lawmaker will not see enacted before she retires this year. We talk to Rep. Sondy Pope about her 20 years in the state Assembly.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Matt Rothschild Guest
  • Sondy Pope Guest

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