Tribal Response To Pipeline Trespassing Proposal, Sheila Stubbs Talks Diversity, And Comedian Hari Kondaboluri Discusses Stand Up

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Construction vehicles transport a new section of pipeline to where it will reside in the ground south of Superior, Wis. Derek Montgomery for MPR News 2017

We talk to a representative of the Sokaogon Chippewa Community about legislation that would make it a felony to trespass on oil and gas line property. Then, we talk to a lawmaker about addressing discrimination in Wisconsin. Plus, comedian Hari Kondaboluri discusses his standup.

Featured in this Show

  • Tribal Perspective On The Proposed Felony Trespass Bill

    Bipartisan legislation making its way to the governor’s desk would make it a felony to trespass on or damage the property of oil and gas lines. Some Wisconsin tribes have voiced their opposition to this bill. We hear from a representative of the Sokaogon Chippewa Community.

  • Executive Order Focuses On Diversity And Equity

    Governor Tony Evers signed an executive order addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion in state government. We speak with state Representative Shelia Stubbs about the task force, her new bill, and other policies that serve all communities.

  • Comedian Hari Kondabolu Talks Visiting Wisconsin, Race And Politics

    Comedian Hari Kondaboluri visits Wisconsin this week for shows in Eau Claire, Madison and Milwaukee. We discuss his work as a stand-up comic, his commentary on race and politics, and his past experiences in the Badger State.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Tina VanZile Guest
  • Rep. Shelia Stubbs Guest
  • Hari Kondabolu Guest

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