MADISON (WKOW) — Representative Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) won a four-way primary to represent the 77th District and is now she’s breaking barriers as the first African American to represent Madison. As a freshman lawmaker, she hopes to make strides towards tackling racial disparities, education, criminal justice, and infant mortality rates.
Rep. Stubbs also reacts to a Black History Month resolution involving NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Republicans argue he’s a controversial figure and removed his name from the resolution.
Plus, the U.S Department of Health and Human Services shows more than 200 dental providers are needed in the state to fill a shortage. Governor Evers announced he will include a $43 million investment to expand the states dental access. Dr. Patrick Tepe, President of the Dental Association weighs in.