The Life Of A Disability Rights Activist, Wisconsin’s Sluggish Startup Culture, Washington News

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at a news conference Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. Susan Walsh/AP Photo

An activist who’s spent years fighting for rights of people with disabilities shares some of those stories with us. We also learn about why Wisconsin’s new business culture might be trailing other states. Then we discuss the possibility of new gun control legislation coming for a vote in the Senate.

Featured in this Show

  • A Disability Rights Activist Reflects On A Life Of Struggle And Empowerment

    A prominent activist joins us to talk about her life fighting for the rights of individuals with disabilities.

  • Wisconsin Lags Behind Other States When It Comes To Startups

    New research shows that Wisconsin trails behind other states when it comes to new business development. We talk to an expert about what factors might be contributing to the lack of startups and the potential impact this has on the state’s economy.

  • This Week In Washington – September 4, 2019

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is waiting for President Trump to weigh in on a piece of gun reform legislation before he brings it to a vote. We look back at what Trump has supported in the past. We also discuss how gun issues could shape congressional elections in 2020.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Nadina LaSpina Guest
  • Matt Kures Guest
  • Daniel Newhauser Guest
  • Scott Wong Guest

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