November 21, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Dean Kallenbach
Senior Regional Manager
Wisconsin Public Radio
Fall Legislative Session to be Featured on The West Side November 25
The 2013 Wisconsin fall legislative session will be recapped on Monday, November 25 at 10 a.m. on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The West Side 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls.
Host Rich Kremer will welcome Democratic State Senator Bob Jauch, Poplar and Republican State Representative Dean Knudson, Hudson.
Knudson represents the 30th Assembly District which includes most of St. Croix county and a portion of Pierce county with cities like Hudson, River Falls and the village of Roberts. Jauch represents the 25th Senate District with the counties of Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland, Iron, Price, Barron, Washburn, and some of Burnett. Major cities in the district include Bayfield, Washburn, Ashland, Superior, Rice Lake, and Hurley.
Bills passed during the last legislative session, which ended on November 14, included a voter ID bill that provides certain exemptions to the current voter ID law and a bill allowing special license plates that would display the words “Choose Life” for pro-life supporters.
Governor Scott Walker also called a special session to delay his plan to move more than 70,000 residents out of state health coverage.
The West Side is a call-in program focused on issues specific to western Wisconsin. The show airs on Mondays at 10 a.m. on 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls. Listeners may call in with questions and comments during the program at 1-800-228-5615.
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