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Mar 31, 2020

In today's Midday podcast, Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said today he hopes to have the Senate meet virtually "in the next couple of weeks" to take up legislation addressing COVID-19 while Speaker Robin Vos said the Assembly was committed to meeting "soon." Stephanie Hoff and Pat Poblete discuss what lawmakers...

Mar 30, 2020

Today's Midday podcast covers Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator Meagan Wolfe telling commissioners that local clerks do not have enough supplies for a mail-in only election hours after Gov. Tony Evers called for every registered voter to be sent an absentee ballot. Stephanie Hoff and Pat Poblete discuss both...

Mar 27, 2020

The Midday Podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers urging lawmakers to change state law so all registered voters could be mailed an absentee, mirroring the requests of several lawsuits challenging the upcoming April 7 election. Stephanie Hoff and Pat Poblete discuss those lawsuits and react to Evers' call.

Mar 26, 2020

In the latest Midday podcast, Stephanie Hoff and Pat Poblete cover the "indefinitely confined" guidance issued by clerks in Wisconsin's two largest counties. The Milwaukee and Dane county clerks told voters requesting an absentee ballot that have trouble presenting a voter ID to indicate they are indefinitely...

Mar 25, 2020

Senate negotiators and the Trump administration early this morning announced they reached a deal on a third coronavirus package totaling nearly $2 trillion. Stephanie Hoff and Pat Poblete discuss how the package affects Wisconsin and its prospects in the House.