We talk to a Washington D.C. editor about the debt ceiling deal between President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy. Then, a Great Lakes water expert joins us to discuss recent diversion projects to Waukesha and Joliet, Illinois.
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Can Congress pass the deal to raise the debt ceiling?
We get the latest on the deal to raise the national debt limit, what’s in it, and its progress through Congress.
How Great Lakes water is used and conserved
The city of Chicago sold off some Lake Michigan water to the Illinois city of Joliet, a rare exception under the Great Lakes Compact. We talk to an expert about how different states are allowed to use the water from the lakes and what protections are in place.
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