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LA CROSSE TALK PM: Would legalizing marijuana help the La Crosse Starbucks industry?



UW-La Crosse political science professor, Dr. Anthony Chergosky in the WIZM studio Jan, 13, 2023, for La Crosse Talk PM.

UW-La Crosse political science professor, Dr. Anthony Chergosky in the WIZM studio Friday for La Crosse Talk PM, discussing the US House, state government and new La Crosse businesses.

La Crosse Talk PM airs weekdays at 5:06 p.m. Listen on the WIZM app, online here, or on 92.3 FM / 1410 AM / 106.7 FM (north of Onalaska). Find all the podcasts here or subscribe to La Crosse Talk PM wherever you get your podcasts.

Spent quite a bit of time on US House talk, including the removal of most cameras in Congress. Also discussed one Congressman lying about his volleyball accolades at a college he didn’t go to and Wisconsin’s Derrick Van Orden proposing his first legislation.

We asked whether you’re more excited about a Five Guys or Five Below opening in La Crosse, and the city getting another Starbucks.

In state government, Republicans are shrinking on the likelihood of legalizing any marijuana in Wisconsin, while it’s almost a done deal for Democrats in Minnesota for recreational use. The GOP in Wisconsin also wants to burn through $6.6 billion in budget surplus by passing a flat tax in a Friday news dump.

A couple other things we talked about included Republicans proposing a flat tax in Wisconsin and Missouri’s GOP banning women from baring — not bearing — arms. Literally, they cannot show their arms and have to wear cover over their dresses.

Host of WIZM's La Crosse Talk PM | University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point graduate | Hometown: Greenville, Wis | Avid noonball basketball player and sand volleyballer in La Crosse

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  1. Kent Porter

    January 14, 2023 at 7:42 am

    Just legalize the stuff and make tons of money off the tax , I know people are going to smoke it legal or not , !! Dr. SKY ROCKS , Rick Solman , not so much !!!!!

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