Debt ceiling votes, Government collaboration

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Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walks inside the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, April 27, 2023. House Republicans have narrowly passed a sweeping debt ceiling package as they try to push President Biden into negotiations on federal spending. Jose Luis Magana/ AP Photo

Two of Wisconsin’s U.S. Representatives join us to explain their votes for and against the bill to raise the debt ceiling. Then, an author shares his new book on how to make the public sector more effective.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin Democratic and Republican Representatives explain their votes on debt ceiling bill

    Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore was among the Democrats to vote against the bill to raise the debt ceiling, and Wisconsin Congressman Bryan Steil joined many Republicans in voting in favor of it. We talk to both about the reasons behind their votes.

  • A new model for government to solve big problems

    We talk with one of the authors of the new book “Bridgebuilders” about some of its ideas for transforming the public sector to make it more effective.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Interviewer
  • Rep. Gwen Moore Guest
  • Representative Bryan Steil Guest
  • Donald Kettl Guest

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