Two Takes On Health Care Policy, Fraud Case In Milwaukee

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The back-and-forth over the politics of health care continues at the state and national level. We get two perspectives on next steps on issues including Medicare’s future. Then, federal prosecutors have charged a former Milwaukee alder, saying he took money in exchange for votes. We get the latest.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Joanna Beilman-Dulin Guest
  • Cori O'Connor-Petersen Guest
  • Mary Spicuzza Guest