Spate Of Spontaneous Combustion Fires In Wisconsin, Senator Ron Johnson, The UAW Strike

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Senate Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., questions witnesses during a hearing on 2020 census on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo  

After several recent spontaneous combustion incidents around the state, we look into what causes these fires. Then, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson joins us to discuss current events. We also look at the nationwide United Auto Workers strike against General Motors with a labor expert.

Featured in this Show

  • Why Spontaneous Combustion Happens And How To Prevent It

    Wisconsin fire officials are warning people to take precautions after responding to a bout of fires caused by spontaneous combustion — a process where something catches fire by itself. We learn how these types of fires take hold and how people can stay safe.

  • Senator Ron Johnson Discusses Russia, China And Other National News

    U.S. Senator Ron Johnson joins us for a conversation about the economy, next year’s elections, foreign policy goals with Russia and China, and other national news.

  • United Auto Workers On Strike Across The Country

    The United Auto Workers Union began a nationwide strike after failed contract negotiations with General Motors. This Sunday, nearly 55,000 auto workers across nine states walked off the job and headed for the picket lines. A Wisconsin labor expert joins us to discuss the details of the strike and the state of the auto industry.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • B.J. DeMaa Guest
  • Ron Johnson Guest
  • Jon Shelton Guest

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