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‘Route 51’ to cover state’s legislative impact on region

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WAUSAU — The Wisconsin State Legislature has a full slate of proposals under consideration in our state’s capitol. But what do those proposals mean for our region?

At 10 a.m. today, Nov. 21, Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Route 51” host Shereen Siewert welcomes Democratic State Representative Katrina Shankland of Stevens Point and Republican State Representative Pat Snyder of Schofield for a discussion of upcoming legislative decisions and their impact on local residents.

Shankland and Snyder will discuss proposals ranging from changes in the juvenile justice system to legalizing marijuana for medicinal use and will answer questions about the recent session on gun control and more. Questions and comments from listeners are welcome.

“Route 51” is heard Thursdays at 10 a.m. on The Ideas Network stations 101.3 & 91.9/Wausau, AM 930/Auburndale-Stevens Point, 99.1/Stevens Point, 100.9/Marshfield, 90.3/Park Falls, 89.1/Adams-Wisconsin Rapids, and 89.9/Rhinelander-Eagle River. It is re-broadcast Fridays at 7 p.m. on 90.9/Wausau. Program archives are available at wpr.org/route51.

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