Wisconsin’s latest views on top politicians, Checking in with the DHS Secretary-designee

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Sen. Ron Johnson gestures as he stands in front of a crowd of constituents.
Sen. Ron Johnson speaks to constituents during a town hall Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at Boulder Junction Town Hall in Boulder Junction, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

The director of the Marquette University Law School Poll shares results of their latest polling, including Wisconsinites’ views on Governor Tony Evers and Senator Ron Johnson. Then we discuss vaccines for children, booster shots, and other COVID-19 updates with the current head of the state’s Department of Health Services.

Featured in this Show

  • A new in-depth look at how Wisconsinites view Evers, Johnson and other issues

    According to the latest poll from Marquette University Law School, Wisconsinites aren’t too keen on Gov. Tony Evers and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson. We look at the approval ratings for them and other elected officials. We also dig into voters’ feelings on inflation, immigration, COVID-19 and other issues.

  • DHS Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake on vaccine rollout for kids, booster shots and more

    The head of the state Department of Health Services talks about what the rollout of the vaccine for 5-11 year olds will look like in Wisconsin, booster shots, and why Wisconsin has seen high turnover of public health officials during the pandemic.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Charles Franklin Guest
  • Karen Timberlake Guest