‘Stories From The Flood,’ On Being A ‘Right-To-Farm’ State, The Week In Washington

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Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, arrives at the Capitol
Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, arrives at the Capitol to review transcripts of his earlier testimony in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, in Washington, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

We talk with an organizer of a writing project about experiences with flooding in southwestern Wisconsin. Then we discuss what it means to be in a state with a “right-to-farm” law. And we look at some top Washington stories, including new testimony from a key figure in the impeachment inquiry.

Featured in this Show

  • Project Gathering Stories Of Flooding In The Driftless Region

    Heavy rains and flooding have taken a toll on southwestern Wisconsin in recent years. Now, a new project is gathering stories from the residents there about their losses and resiliency. We talk with one of the organizers about “Stories From The Flood.”

  • What Does It Mean To Be A 'Right-To-Farm' State?

    A debate over controversial changes to Wisconsin’s livestock siting rules is on hold for now, but one element of it hasn’t gotten much attention. We talk about Wisconsin’s “right-to-farm” law, and other laws like it across the country.

  • This Week In Washington – November 6, 2019

    A key diplomat now says that the White House was seeking a quid pro quo when it withheld military aid from Ukraine. We find out about the new testimony and get caught up on the latest in the impeachment inquiry. We also check in on last night’s election results from around the country.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tamara Dean Guest
  • Rusty Rumley Guest
  • Daniel Newhauser Guest
  • Lauren Gambino Guest

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