Erin Toner

News Reporter

Erin Toner is a reporter for WUWM. Erin was WUWM's All Things Considered local host from 2006 to 2010. She began her public radio career in 1999 at WMUK in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Prior to joining WUWM in 2006, Toner spent five years at WKAR in East Lansing, Michigan.

During her career, Toner has served as a mentor for NPR's Next Generation Radio project, trained and mentored college students and taught a news reporting course at Michigan State University. She holds a degree in journalism from Michigan State University.

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Former Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold is acting a lot like a candidate.

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Gov. Walker’s proposed budget would change the way thousands of Wisconsin families get care for an elderly loved one, or a member with disabilities.

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Thousands of low-income Wisconsin residents who get federal subsidies for their health coverage could be impacted by a case the U.S. Supreme Court is considering.

Wisconsin is set to become the nation's 25th "right to work" state. Republicans in the state Legislature are fast-tracking a bill to Gov. Scott Walker, who is a potential 2016 presidential candidate.

The state Senate passed a right-to-work bill late Wednesday, and the State Assembly could pass it next week.

The measure aims to weaken private sector unions by letting workers opt out of mandatory dues. Wisconsin Republicans appear to be following an anti-union playbook that's been circling the Midwest.

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The controversial option of double-decking I-94 near Miller Park is off the table.

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Public school supporters swarmed the streets around Gov. Walker’s home in Wauwatosa Monday. The demonstrators are upset with his proposed budget, which would reduce K12 school aid by nearly $130 million next year.

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A story of “what’s old is new again.” Wallpaper, the stuff you painstakingly peeled from your walls over the past few decades, is once again cool.

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Gov. Walker delivers his new, two-year spending plan to the Legislature Tuesday, and some analysts say the document will reflect Walker's attempts to appeal to multiple constituencies.

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A Milwaukee-area company says it's removing the hassle from mattress shopping, by removing the employees.

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Gov. Walker says he’s giving university leaders what they’ve wanted for years.

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