State Capitol Report: News Roundup, State’s Chief Animal Health Officer Discusses Fight Against Diseases

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On this week’s State Capitol Report, we discuss the latest news in Wisconsin politics, including jockeying over the special election in the 7th Congressional District. Then Wisconsin’s new chief animal health officer discusses preventing diseases in pets, livestock and wildlife.

Featured in this Show

  • State Capitol Report: News Roundup

    Wisconsin leaders clash with the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture’s take on the dairy industry. That is one piece of the state news roundup we cover with a longtime state politics reporter on this edition of the State Capitol Report.

  • State's Chief Animal Health Officer Discusses Fight Against Diseases

    After serving as acting state veterinarian for more than a year, Dr. Darlene Konkle officially became Wisconsin’s chief animal health officer last month. We discuss a variety of diseases that authorities are working to prevent in pets, livestock and wildlife, such as swine flu and chronic wasting disease.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • JR Ross Guest
  • Darlene Konkle Guest

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