Washington News, Wisconsin Opioid Crisis Update, New Coronavirus Relief for Wisconsin Businesses

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Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence
Kamala Harris photo: John Locher/AP Photo
Mike Pence photo: Vice President Mike Pence holds up his fist as he concludes his remarks at Morning Star Dairy on Friday, July 17, 2020, in Onalaska, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

Tonight’s debate between Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence will be part of our look at several top stories making news out of Washington. Then we speak with Wisconsin’s Attorney General about his department’s law enforcement efforts against the opioid crisis in the state. And we get the details on a new round of money available in Wisconsin to businesses hit by the coronavirus.

Featured in this Show

  • This Week In Washington: October 7, 2020

    We talk with a Washington journalist about a few of the week’s top stories in national politics, including tonight’s debate between Republican Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic nominee for vice president.

  • State Attorney General Gives Update On Opioid Crisis

    State Attorney General Josh Kaul joins the program to discuss his department’s work to address Wisconsin’s opioid crisis by putting drug traffickers behind bars.

  • Wisconsin Offering $100 Million In Relief To Businesses Hurt By COVID-19

    The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is offering another round of relief money for restaurants, entertainment venues and other businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The head of WEDC talks with us about who’s eligible and how to apply.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Ginger Gibson Guest
  • Josh Kaul Guest
  • Missy Hughes Guest
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director