“Infrastructure politics” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

“Infrastructure politics” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss this week’s apparent breakthrough in the U.S. Senate on a $1 trillion bi-partisan infrastructure bill. What’s in it, and is it really on track? We then evaluate the progressives’ two track strategy on infrastructure, and the threat from moderate Senator Kyrsten Sinema to derail the entire Biden Build Back Better agenda. In the state Legislature the Wisconsin Manufactures…

An interview with U.S. Senate candidate Chris Larson” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

An interview with U.S. Senate candidate Chris Larson” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Infastructure Endgames, Filibusters & U.S. Senate candidate Chris Larson We welcome U.S. Senate candidate Chris Larson to the show to discuss his campaign in the crowded Democratic field. This is the first in our series of interviews of the major Democratic candidates to unseat Sen. Ron Johnson. How will Senator Larson differentiate himself from the other candidates?…

“Building the political movement we need” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

“Building the political movement we need” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Building the political movement we need We debrief our disappointment with the state budget and the Democrats embrace of regressive and permanent state tax cuts. We look at the role we all play in creating the progressive political future we want to see in Wisconsin. Citizen Action’s Movement Politics Director, JoAnna Bautch, joins us to discuss the…

“Vaccinating the pandemic” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

“Vaccinating the pandemic” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Vaccinating the Pandemic We continue to discuss the fundamental failings of the Legislature’s State Budget, which at the time of recording, was awaiting Gov. Evers’ action. We look at the latest vaccination rates in Wisconsin and remind listeners that Wisconsin still has low rates of vaccination in many areas and demographics that must be addressed if we…

“Health is Wealth” This is NOT that Podcast

“Health is Wealth” This is NOT that Podcast

Bucks in Six! The Milwaukee Bucks are the Eastern Conference champions and we are waiting to find out if Governor Evers will sign the budget approved by the state Legislature last week. This week we welcome Jamaal Smith from The City of Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention. We talk about access to resources, the challenges in organizing our community and…

“Veto Republican Budget” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

“Veto Republican Budget” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss Citizen Action’s call for Governor Tony Evers’ to veto the partisan GOP State Budget that completely fails Wisconsin. Also this week: Legislative Republicans ram through voter suppression bills; slash state aid to cities that cut police funding; and eliminate yet another business tax, threatening local revenue. Meanwhile, the State Senate passes an author-less legislative scheme to keep the…

The ACA Stands!

The ACA Stands!

Battleground Wisconsin · The ACA Stands! The panel learns the news that the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the latest attempt overturn the ACA just as we are beginning to tape this week’s episode. Listen to our immediate reactions and analysis. After digging into the ACA decision, our panel reviews the dreary final week of the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee state…

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