Wisconsin Survey On The UW System, Former Senators Encourage Political Dialogue, Call For E-Cigarette Regulation

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It can be hard to talk about politics today because of the heated rhetoric, the variety of complex issues and the amount of other content vying for our attention. Two former state senators want to change that, by mixing humor with honest discussion and providing quick takes on important topics. We also discuss the Wisconsin Survey results related to UW System autonomy and budget cuts, and hear the call for regulating e-cigarettes.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Karen Herzog Guest
  • Chuck Chvala Guest
  • Ted Kanavas Guest
  • Stanton Glantz Guest
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer

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