Investigation Into Russia And 2016 Election, Healthy Wisconsin Initiative

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The investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election continues, with recent reports saying the activities of top White House advisor Jared Kushner are a major focus. A professor of political science brings us up to speed. We also talk to a public health expert about a new initiative to improve Wisconsin’s health in five key areas: alcohol, nutrition and physical activity, opioids, suicide, and tobacco.

Featured in this Show

  • Russia Investigation Expands To Include Trump Adviser Jared Kushner

    The ongoing investigation into Russia’s role in the Trump administration has expanded to include his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner. It’s the latest news in a scandal that has dogged the Trump Administration. We’ll speak with Lowell Barrington of Marquette University about the news.

  • Healthy Wisconsin Initiative

    The Wisconsin Department of Health Services recently released Healthy Wisconsin, an initiative to improve statewide efforts on key health issues, like drinking and smoking. The report is based on one year of collaboration between state health department officials with organizations from around the state. We talk to a public health expert about the initiative.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Lowell Barrington Guest
  • Dr. Patrick Remington Guest

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