Flooding in western Wisconsin, Disney sues Florida governor

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Floodwaters completely cover a small street
Floodwaters covers Usher St. on French Island on Monday, April 24, 2023. Courtesy of Lee Donahue

Communities across the western part of the state are dealing with flooding and near record-high water levels on the Mississippi River. We talk with the mayors of three cities about what they’re seeing. We also talk with a Wisconsin law professor about the First Amendment issues at stake in Disney’s lawsuit against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

Featured in this Show

  • Three mayors discuss flooding, cleanup in western Wisconsin

    Communities across western Wisconsin are dealing with major flooding due to high water levels on the Mississippi and Wisconsin rivers. We talk with the mayors of La Crosse, Fountain City, and Prairie du Chien about the impact in their cities and what they need to prepare for floods in the future.

  • What Disney's lawsuit against Ron DeSantis means for corporate free speech

    The Walt Disney Company is suing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, accusing his administration of government retaliation for their criticism of his policies. A constitutional law expert joins us to break down the case and explore what’s at stake.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Mitch Reynolds Guest
  • Howard Schweber Guest