Jessie Opoien

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Jessie Opoien covers state government and politics for the Capital Times. She joined the Cap Times in 2013 and has also covered Madison life, race relations, culture and music. She has also covered education and politics for the Oshkosh Northwestern.

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Jessie Opoien

Thanks for catching that — should've said Lawton was the first woman elected to the post in Wisconsin. Updated now.

Jessie Opoien

Thank you, Joe. We'll be launching a website to highlight and give context to racial issues in Madison, which Paul Fanlund wrote about in this column: http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/writers/paul_fanlund/paul-fanlund-on-racial-disparities-a-top-goal-is-to/article_514a1f4a-5124-5fbd-9e3…

Jessie Opoien

You're right, Steve, that should read that one UW woman had more alcohol in her system and one was near the same amount.

Jessie Opoien

Thanks for the tip, Robbie!