Narcotics Use At Tomah VA Center, UW-Superior Outsources Jobs, Gun Law Challenge, Madison Modern Quilting Guild

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Wisconsin’s attorney general recently expressed support for a lawsuit aiming to overturn San Francisco’s “safe storage” gun law. We examine the case’s potential impact on gun regulation. We also learn about the Madison Modern Quilt Guild, UW-Superior’s effort to save money by outsourcing, and the rising narcotics use at the Tomah VA Medical Center.

Featured in this Show

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    A new report from the Center for Investigative Reporting shows an exponential increase in the number of opiate prescriptions for patients at the Tomah VA Medical Center. The organization’s veterans reporter discusses the problems at this rural medical center and how they underscore larger national VA difficulties.

  • California Gun Law Has Echoes In Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel is weighing in on a court challenge to a San Francisco gun law. An expert on firearms law and politics explains why a local ordinance is getting national attention on the way to the Supreme Court–and what it means for the future of gun regulations.

  • Wisconsin Life: Modern Quilting

    We talk with a quilting expert about the rise of the modern quilting movement.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Karl Christenson Producer
  • Aaron Glantz Guest
  • Adam Winkler Guest
  • Wendy Franczak Guest