Sen. Ron Johnson on averting a government shutdown, Wisconsin chef recognized by The New York Times

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U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson waving to crowd while being introduced at debate
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ron Johnson is introduced during a televised debate Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, in Milwaukee. (Morry Gash/AP Photo)

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson joins the program to discuss current events, including a proposal aimed at avoiding government shutdowns. Then, we talk with the executive chef of Birch in Milwaukee about leading the only restaurant in the state that made this year’s New York Times list of best U.S. restaurants.

Featured in this Show

  • Should the federal budget be more like Wisconsin's?

    The federal government is on track to shut down in less than a month if a divided Congress fails to pass additional funding. We talk with Sen. Ron Johnson about a proposal that would eliminate the possibilities of government shutdowns.

  • Milwaukee restaurant Birch makes New York Times restaurant list

    The Milwaukee restaurant Birch was the only restaurant in Wisconsin that made the annual New York Times list of best restaurants. This follows Birch co-owner and executive chef Kyle Knall’s nomination last year for outstanding chef by the James Beard Foundation. Knall joins us.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Ron Johnson Guest
  • Kyle Knall Guest

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