State Legislative Roundup, Rising Radium In Wisconsin Groundwater, Beating The ‘Sunday Scaries’

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers delivers his second State of the State address at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. Coburn Dukehart/Wisconsin Watch

WPR’s state capitol reporter tells us about which measures Gov. Tony Evers is signing and vetoing. Then we hear from WPR’s reporter covering the Superior area about new data showing rising levels of radium in state water supplies. And we get advice from a psychologist on having happier Sundays.

Featured in this Show

  • Governor Evers' Latest Bill Approvals, Vetoes

    The legislative calendar is coming to a close, and that means the governor is busy signing some bills into law and vetoing others. We roundup the latest with WPR’s state capitol reporter.

  • Data Show Radium Content In Wisconsin's Groundwater Going Up

    New research shows that radium levels in the state’s groundwater have risen over the last 20 years. A WPR reporter talks about the reasons behind the increase, whether it’s a cause for concern, and what it means for municipalities.

  • Feeling A Little Down Every Sunday? Maybe It's The Sunday Scaries

    Even if you like your job, many people are subject to a pattern of feelings of anxiety or blues, most commonly arriving Sunday afternoon, at the average time of 3:58pm. We talk with a psychology professor about why the “Sunday scaries” happens, and if there’s anything we can do to prevent it.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Laurel White Guest
  • Danielle Kaeding Guest
  • Regan Gurung Guest