Zac Schultz is a reporter and anchor for Wisconsin Public Television's Here & Now, a live weekly program that covers news concerning state issues and feature segments about matters in local communities throughout the state.
The Wisconsin Legislature is the most polarized by party in recent decades. UW-Green Bay political scientist Aaron Weinschenk discusses how legislators' roll call votes help shape the metric of polarization.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals, better known as PFAS, can contaminate groundwater and pose health risks to people. Multiple Wisconsin municipalities are considering how to deal with PFAS, and Wisconsin DNR Sec.-Designee Preston Cole discusses the state's response to the issue.
Tamara Thomsen is a maritime archeologist with the Wisconsin Historical Society. She and her team are interested in history sunken in the Great Lakes — shipwrecks resting on the bottom, hundreds of feet below the waves.
As Gov. Scott Walker ends his eight years as governor of Wisconsin, Here & Now looks back on his time in the governor's mansion, speaking with a business owner and teacher who supported and opposed his policies, respectively.
The number of women seeking state legislative seats is up in 2018, with two-thirds of these candidates running as Democrats. Emerge Wisconsin is a group that helps recruit and train Democratic women to run for office in the state.
A group of law students from Wisconsin is heading to Texas to provide legal assistance for those detained along the border with Mexico. UW Law School Immigrant Justice Clinic director Erin Barbato discusses what they'll be doing there.