Capital City Sunday: Universal background checks, transportation grants & Republican Party of Wisconsin

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MADISON (WKOW) — The gun debate continues in Wisconsin has Democrats introduced a universal background check, even as GOP leaders express doubts it would prevent a mass shooting.

Representative Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) explains how she plans to persuade her Republicans colleges to support the proposal.

Plus, in July Governor Evers used his line-item veto to create a $75 million grant program for local governments to compete to receive road funding. Jerry Deschane, Executive Director for League of Wisconsin Municipalities defends the program as Republicans worry funds will only benefit big cities.

And, the new chairman of the Republican Party of Wisconsin Andrew Hitt discusses the parties strategy for President Trump to win in 2020, what counties are critical to win.

Emilee Fannon

Emilee Fannon

Capital Bureau Chief

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