Wisconsin state Rep. Jill Billings joins to discuss the childcare legislation Republicans will pass that isn’t going to help childcare centers, and we also talked how the Assembly leader threw a redistricting model at the Legislature with no notice, no public hearing and 48 hours to vote.
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Didn’t waste much time getting into the childcare conversation, where the Assembly will vote on what I call “childcare factory farm” bills.
Some deregulate the centers to allow 16 year olds to watch other children, while other bills just allot parents or centers the ability to take out loans for money they don’t have and can’t get.
After that, we talked about the Republican attempt to change the entire way Wisconsin’s voting maps are drawn — thrown at the Assembly mid-session with no notice and no public hearings and 48 hours to vote — all because the conversation over the GOP impeaching a newly-elected state Supreme Court judge isn’t going over so well.