State News Roundup, The Value Of Leaks, House Votes To Repeal Financial Laws

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A Milwaukee woman received a $6.7 million settlement after she claimed she was repeatedly raped by a guard during her time as an inmate at the Milwaukee County Jail. We find out more about the case, and check up on other Wisconsin stories, during our state news roundup. A political reporter joins us to make the case for the value of leaked government information, something that many lawmakers have decried during the ongoing Russia investigation. Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to advance a repeal of the Dodd-Frank financial laws. We hear what they entail and what a repeal could mean.

Featured in this Show

  • State News Roundup For June 9, 2017

    This week, a jury awarded $6.7 million to a woman alleging repeated rapes by a guard while she was an inmate in the Milwaukee County Jail. A state news editor joins us to talk about this and some of the other top stories from the past week.

  • The Case For Leaks

    A political reporter makes the case for the use of leaked information in covering the federal government.

  • House Republicans Pass CHOICE Act To Repeal Portions Of Dodd-Frank

    House Republicans passed the CHOICE Act yesterday which would repeal major portions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. We’ll speak with Karen Kunz of West Virginia University about the news and what the reforms could mean for the market.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Paul Singer Guest
  • Karen Kunz Guest

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