Sen. Ron Johnson Talks ISIS And Ebola, State Budget Projections

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The world’s attention has been captivated by two simultaneous crises – terrorist group ISIS and deadly virus Ebola. Senator Ron Johnson from Wisconsin weighs in on how he thinks the United States should respond. Then we look at new projected figures for the Wisconsin state budget, and hear from listeners about the latest Marquette poll showing Burke and Walker tied.

Featured in this Show

  • Senator Ron Johnson On ISIS And Ebola Policy

    Senator Ron Johnson shares his thoughts on U.S. policy toward Islamic State militants and Ebola preparedness.

  • An In-Depth Look At Wisconsin's Budget Picture

    Wisconsin’s annual fiscal report was released yesterday, and with an election right around the corner, more people than usual are taking an interest in the state’s budget situation. The president of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance breaks down what’s in store for the state’s budget.

  • Wisconsin Legends: Chief Black Hawk

    The town of Victory, Wisconsin, on the Mississippi River in Vernon County, gets its name from the outcome of the final battle of the Black Hawk War, which took place nearby. Although the Battle of Bad Axe was a defeat for the Sauk tribe, the tribe’s leader, Black Hawk, is given credit for being a clever strategist. We’ll find out about Black Hawk the warrior and Black Hawk the man of peace from Patrick Jung, author of The Black Hawk War of 1832.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Ron Johnson Guest
  • Todd Berry Guest
  • Patrick J Jung Guest
  • Chris Malina Producer

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