Newsmakers, February 14, 2013

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This week we examine the funding for Mental Health Services, and then we look at Wisconsin’s Extreme Weather.

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  • Proposed Wisconsin funding for Mental Health Services

    We have local reaction to Governor Scott Walker’s recent announcement that he has plans to increase state funding for mental health programs as part of his proposed state budget. Guests include La Crosse County Human Services Director Jason Witt, and Lacie Anthony, Director of Mental Health Services at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse. Listen to the WPR News story on the governor’s proposal.

  • Wisconsin's Extreme Weather

    A recent national report from the Natural Resources Defense Council says Wisconsin was among the top ten states in the country in 2012 for extreme weather. We talk about local weather patterns with Warning Coordination Meteorologist Todd Shea and Forecaster Jeff Boyne from the National Weather Service office in La Crosse.