Federal marijuana regulations, Health care for low-income families, Support for new Milwaukee chefs

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Heard On Wisconsin Today
In this file photo, marijuana grows at an indoor cannabis farm
In this file photo, marijuana grows at an indoor cannabis farm in Gardena, Calif. Richard Vogel/AP Photo

A Democratic state senator weighs in on the Biden administration’s proposal to reduce restrictions on marijuana. Then, we hear about a new partnership in Wisconsin aiming to connect more eligible people with state-run health care benefits. Then, we learn about a Milwaukee effort to support new chefs.

Featured in this Episode

  • Amid political stalemate in Wisconsin, Biden moves to ease marijuana regulations

    The Biden administration may soon reduce the legal classification of marijuana, which would ease restrictions on the drug. We hear about the implications of the proposal from a prominent supporter of legalization in Wisconsin, state Sen. Melissa Agard, D-Madison.

  • Partnership helping Spanish speakers access state-run health care

    A new partnership between free clinics and a Wisconsin-based law firm reveals patients facing barriers to health care coverage are often Spanish speaking. We talk with ABC For Health about the findings.

  • Incubator for Milwaukee chefs moving locations

    A restaurant in Milwaukee aims to be an incubator for aspiring food entrepreneurs and people of color. We speak with the founder of Turning Tables Tavern about their recent move and the barriers Black food entrepreneurs face breaking into Milwaukee’s food scene.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Melissa Agard Guest
  • Brynne McBride Guest
  • Emerald Mills-Williams Guest
  • Dean Knetter Executive Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Managing Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director