Catching Up On Sen. Ron Johnson’s Ukraine-Trump Comments, Muskie Research, More People Working From Home

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Muskie attempting to jump over Wingra Dam in Madison, Wisc. Richard Hurd (CC-BY)

We untangle comments by Sen. Ron Johnson defending Donald Trump’s communication with Ukraine. Then, a multiyear research project is compiling data on Wisconsin’s state fish the muskellunge. And we discuss new U.S. Labor Department statistics that show more people than ever are working from home.

Featured in this Show

  • Reviewing Sen. Ron Johnson's Comments On President Trump's Actions With Ukraine

    Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson said last week a top U.S. diplomat told him President Trump had withheld military aid to Ukraine unless they agree to investigate allegations of that country’s involvement in the 2016 election. We untangle Johnson’s latest statements with a state politics reporter.

  • Project To Monitor Muskies' Age, Growth

    A multiyear project to monitor Wisconsin’s muskie population is looking for help from anglers and citizen scientists. We find out what data they are collecting on Wisconsin’s state fish.

  • More People Working From Home, At Least Some Of The Time

    New data from the from the U.S. Department of Labor shows that more people are working from home, at least some of the time, than ever before. We look at who has the option and who doesn’t, what it means for workers and employers, and how it could reshape our work lives.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Host
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Molly Beck Guest
  • Greg Sass Guest
  • Patricia Mullins Guest

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