Electric battery progress, Mental health disparities

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Electric cars are parked at a charging station
Electric cars are parked at a charging station in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo

A journalist helps us learn more about how the electric battery industry has evolved in recent years. Then, we learn about mental health disparities with representatives from multiple agencies across Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • The evolution of electric batteries

    Electric battery production, cost, and safety have been in the news recently. We talk with the editor of The Electric newsletter about the rapid growth of the electric battery industry, and some of its latest growing pains.

  • Governor Evers gives $1 million in funding to decrease mental health disparities

    Governor Tony Evers announced he will give 10 Wisconsin-based organizations $100,000 each for a total of $1 million in an effort to reduce mental health disparities across the state. Three representatives from a few of the groups join us to talk about what mental health disparities look like in Wisconsin and how the funding will help.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Steve LeVine Guest
  • Lo Neng Kiatoukaysy Guest
  • Kirsten Cooper Guest
  • Tara Wilhelmi Guest

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