Wisconsin Supreme Court Votes To Invalidate Safer-At-Home Order, Dr. Anthony Fauci Testifies Before Senate

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Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks remotely during a virtual Senate Committee
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks remotely during a virtual Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Win McNamee/Pool via AP

WPR’s capitol bureau chief, lawmakers and listeners discuss the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision today to strike down Governor Evers’ safer-at-home order extension. Then we talk with a health policy journalist about Tuesday’s Senate committee testimony on the coronavirus by the US’ top infectious diseases expert.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Jon Erpenbach Guest
  • State Senator Patrick Testin Guest
  • Julie Rovner Guest