Wisconsin Leading In Frac Sand, What The Special Session Is Leaving Behind, Fast Food Strikes

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Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert look hear why Wisconsin is leading the country in frac sand mining. Then they talk to a guest from the Center for Investigative Journalism about the legislation being left behind in the Wisconsin legislature’s special session and they get a preview of upcoming fast food worker strikes.

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  • What The Legislature's Special Session Is Missing

    A guest from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism examines some of the bills that have been introduced but are waiting to be passed in the Wisconsin state legislature.

  • Previewing Tomorrow's Fast Food Strikes

    Tomorrow, food food workers will be striking in 100 cities, citing the need for a living wage. A supporter of the strikes explains what to expect from the demonstrations.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Rob Ferrett Interviewer
  • Kristin Jones Guest
  • Bill Lueders Guest
  • Jennifer Epps-Addison Guest
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer

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