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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In a highly anticipated announcement Tuesday, Gov. Walker proposed using a jock tax to help build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks.

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It’s been five years since the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling on campaign finance, and political observers say the decision has changed the political landscape.

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As abuse of drugs and alcohol by veterans increases around the country, Milwaukee leaders are trying to tackle the issue using the court system.

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Phil Hands shared a profession and passion with those who lost their lives in Paris. He’s the editorial cartoonist for the Wisconsin State Journal, and the only in-house newspaper cartoonist in the state.

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Local Muslims are condemning the attacks at a satirical magazine and a kosher deli in Paris last week.

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While questions swirl about where and how Milwaukee might produce a new arena for the Bucks, one legislator is calling for an audit of the other professional sports facility here – Miller Park.

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Monday was inauguration day, not only for Gov. Walker, but also for Wisconsin’s Legislature. Some Republican members are anxious to get to work on education policy.

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As part of our year-end series "Life's Voices," we profile Ginger Duiven, executive director of Literacy Services of Wisconsin.

Doctors and hospitals throughout Wisconsin are bracing for a steep cut in Medicaid reimbursements, and there are fears the lower payments could reduce the quality of care.

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The U.S. Department of Justice will begin a civil rights probe of the police shooting death of Dontre Hamilton, after local prosecutors determined no criminal charges were warranted.