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Shawn Johnson on WPT
Last week, the Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said the chamber would conclude its work for the 2015-2016 legislative session. But it wasn't easy to keep track of all of the bills under consideration.
Voter ID tarot
Wisconsinites are hearing some familiar arguments lately about a pending change in the state's election law, with proponents saying it will streamline the democratic process in Wisconsin and others saying it will undermine low-income and minority voters. No, this change is not about Wisconsin's voter ID law.
Katharine Broton
A new food pantry for University of Wisconsin-Madison students is one sign that poverty can exist on campus. As UW-Madison Ph.D. student Katharine Broton explained in a Feb. 5 interview on Wisconsin Public Television's Here And Now , traditional conceptions of college students' financial and social situations has grown outdated.
State law requiring voters to provide identification will be in effect for the spring 2016 primary election in Wisconsin. What types of ID are accepted by poll workers?
A rising number of "non-traditional" students and their struggle to pay for college-related expenses led the Associated Students of Madison to set up a food pantry. University of Wisconsin-Madison Ph.D. student Katharine Broton discussed research into food insecurity among college students.
Joe Grande
Public policies addressing lead in drinking water have serious holes, as reports from Wisconsin Public Radio and the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism revealed this week. But Wisconsin is also the home of one of the more ambitious lead-mitigation projects in U.S. history.
Gooseneck pipes
About 39 percent of Wisconsin's households get their drinking water from private wells while most of the rest of the state's 5.7 million people rely on public utilities for this basic necessity. But utility customers across Wisconsin get their water on very different terms.
University of Wisconsin-Madison telecommunications specialist Barry Orton said some rural areas are "off the grid" when it comes to broadband access.
Madison water quality manager Joe Grande said the city finished replacing its lead water pipes in 2012, making it a nationwide model.
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In 1952, the DNR made an intact wetland in Ozaukee County known as the Cedarburg Bog a Wisconsin State Natural Area, only the second piece of land to receive that designation at the time.