Ethics agency recommends charges, Turkey earthquake a year later, Federal funding for research in Wisconsin

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A WPR reporter explains why the state Ethics Commission is recommending felony charges in a campaign finance case. Then, a UW-Madison student from Turkey details the country’s recovery after a devastating earthquake. Then, we learn more about National Science Foundation funding in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Episode

  • Wisconsin Ethics Commission recommends criminal charges

    We talk with WPR state Capitol reporter Anya van Wagtendonk about a state agency recommending felony charges against former President Donald Trump’s Save America committee, three county GOP arms, and state Rep. Janel Brandtjen, R-Menomonee Falls.

  • UW-Madison student details earthquake recovery in Turkey

    It’s been more than a year since a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Turkey, killing more than 50,000 people and leaving 1.5 million homeless. We talk with a UW-Madison graduate student from Turkey about how his country has been affected by the disaster.

  • Wisconsin part of national push for research funding

    Wisconsin and 18 other states are receiving federal funding to set up “innovation engines.” We speak with the director of the government agency in charge of these grants to learn more.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Anya van Wagtendonk Guest
  • Emre Bozer Guest
  • Thyaga Nandagopal Guest
  • Keegan Kyle Executive Producer
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director