John McCain And The Country He Left Behind, Bill Targets Synthetic Opioid, Potential Reworking Of Alcohol Laws Worries Craft Breweries

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Wisconsin’s laws and regulations surrounding the selling and producing of alcohol are nuanced and complicated which lead to the formation of a legislative committee earlier this year. We find out why some in the craft brewing industry are worried the outcome could be bad news for them. We also discuss the values of John McCain and take a look at a bill that’s being pushed forward that would target the synthetic opioid fentanyl.

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Episode Credits

  • Carrie Kaufman Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • Elizabeth Sherman Guest
  • Ron Johnson Guest
  • Katelyn Ferral Guest
  • Michael Dieringer Technical Director

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