Newsmakers

Newsmakers: Public Service Commission Updates with Chairperson Valcq

On March 28, 2022, WisconsinEye Host Lisa Pugh sat down with Wisconsin’s Public Service Commission Chairperson Rebecca Cameron Valcq to discuss the commission’s updates. The PSC has been at the forefront of some of the state’s most significant innovations in the past year – from record investments in broadband expansion to changes in energy policy […]

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Newsmakers: Tackling Wisconsin's Opioid Crisis

On March 21, 2022, Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sat down with Paul Krupski, Wisconsin’s Director of Opioid Initiatives, to discuss how the state is tackling the opioid crisis. Wisconsin begins receiving its share of $26 billion in national opioid settlement payments on April 2. Meanwhile opioid overdose deaths continue to rise. The most recent CDC data […]

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Newsmakers: Exit Interview with Assembly Majority Leader Steineke

On March 14, 2022, Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sat down for an exit interview with Republican Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) who was elected to the Legislature in 2010 as part of the Tea Party wave and recently announced he’s leaving. The Fox Valley area legislator says his proudest accomplishments include investments in children’s […]

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Newsmakers: Interview with Senator Mary Felzkowski

On March 9, 2022, as the State Senate wraps up its session business for this year Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sat down with Senator Mary Felzkowski (R-Irma) to discuss her determined advocacy across a variety of issues – from dental care access to medical marijuana and natural immunity. She recently celebrated a significant victory with […]

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Newsmakers: Rep. Loudenbeck Leaving Legislature and Running for Secretary of State

On March 1, 2022, Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sat down with Representative Amy Loudenbeck, a Republican from Clinton, Wisconsin who is spearheading the strongest campaign in four decades to unseat current Secretary of State Doug La Follette, a Democrat. Loudenbeck’s campaign is one of nearly two dozen being launched by Republicans nationwide aimed at securing Republican […]

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Newsmakers: Changing the Way Wisconsin Votes – Final Five Voting

On February 14, 2022, Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sat down with two Wisconsin State Senators, Democrat Jeff Smith and Republican Dale Kooyenga, to discuss final five voting. On the eve of Wisconsin’s February Primary election we highlight an effort to change the way Wisconsin selects U.S. Senate and Congressional candidates. Final Five Voting would ensure […]

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Newsmakers: Wisconsin Women in Government

On February 7, 2022, Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sits down with Susan Webb Yackee, Director of the La Follette School of Public Affairs, UW-Madison; and Amanda Graham, President Wisconsin Women in Government, to discuss issues surrounding Wisconsin women in government. The Wisconsin Women in Government organization holds their annual Leadership Seminar next week in partnership with […]

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