Respite Care In State Budget; What Does “Clean Energy” Really Mean?

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A house with solar panels on the roof
A garage with rooftop solar panels to generate electricity for a nearby house is seen in Billings, Mont. on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Matthew Brown/AP Photo 

We hear from a respite-care expert about how the new state budget will impact the industry. Then, Madison Metropolitan School District has said it aims to use 100 percent clean energy by 2040. We explain what clean energy actually means, and the resources it takes to implement.

Featured in this Show

  • Respite Care Gets A Boost From State Budget

    The new state budget boosts funding for respite care, which is temporary care intended to give a break to family members and other primary caregivers. It’s the first funding increase in 20 years. We talk with an industry expert about the state of respite care and how the new funds will be put to use.

  • Renewable Energy Usage In Schools

    The Madison Metropolitan School District adopted a resolution this year saying it aims to use 100 percent clean energy by 2040. Our guest explains what clean energy actually means and how schools can afford these changes. Plus, a look at other schools in Wisconsin taking action to use less energy.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Lisa Schneider Guest
  • Jane McCurry Guest