Court Decisions In Wisconsin, Wisconsin Utilities Against Solar, Compassion Fatigue

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A recent report from the Washington Post lists Wisconsin, along with Arizona and New Mexico, as a state where energy companies are fighting the expansion of solar energy. Our guest explains both sides of the conflict, and how it could affect energy prices. We also explore how “compassion fatigue” poorly affects caregivers, and disect two recent court deicisons affecting Wisconsinites – on voter ID and admitting privileges for doctors who perform abortions.

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  • A Look At Two Recent Court Decisions Affecting Wisconsinites

    On Friday, a federal judge struck down Wisconsin’s law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. On Monday, the Supreme Court decided not to take up the case challenging Wisconsin’s voter ID law. We hear what both of these decisions mean for Wisconsinites.

  • Wisconsin Utility Companies Against Solar Energy

    A new report from the Washington Post says Wisconsin utility companies are waging a campaign against solar energy. Our guest breaks down what this conflict means for consumers.

  • Compassion Fatigue Can Affect Caregivers

    Caring for an ill or injured person takes its toll, and the emotional exhaustion caregivers feel is called “compassion fatigue.” Our guest explains how these feelings can affect someone’s every day life, and how to stay healthy while caring for others.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • Gilman Halsted Guest
  • Mike Ivey Guest
  • Patricia Smith Guest

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