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Capitol Notes: Following School Shooting Fears, Evers And GOP May Reach A Deal On Safety Measures

Marti Mikkelson and JR Ross discuss the week in politics in our "Capitol Notes" conversation.

Concerns about school safety rocked Wisconsin last week. In both Waukesha and Oshkosh, authorities shot and wounded a student who brought a weapon to school. Threats were made in a number of other school districts. The events prompted Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to call for more mental health services and more police officers in the schools. Republican leaders welcomed Evers' proposals — after rejecting his call last month for a special session to take up gun control measures.  

For this week's Capitol Notes, WUWM's Marti Mikkelson asked JR Ross of whether Evers and the Legislature will compromise. Ross says he's not sure.

Marti was a reporter with WUWM from 1999 to 2021.