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This week, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson joins Here and Now from Washington D.C. to discuss his economic savings plan and leadership role within the GOP. Also on the program, anchor Frederica Freyberg investigates Milwaukee's alarmingly high infant mortality rate. Plus, a look at the Department of Health's new Medicaid proposal.

Lieutenant Governor Kleefisch talks Wisconsin jobs
Friday, September 30, 2011

As Gov. Walker's special session on job creation gets underway, anchor Frederica Freyberg sits down with Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch to discuss working in Wisconsin.

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Minority leader Barca on job creation, special session
Friday, September 30, 2011

Assembly minority Leader Peter Barca joins Here and Now to discuss job creation and Gov. Scott Walker's recently convened special legislative session.

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Former Eau Claire football linebacker discusses dangers of 'collision sport'
Friday, September 30, 2011

Reporter Adam Schrager talks with former UW-Eau Claire linebacker Justin Greenwood about the dangers football injuries can pose for players. After suffering a concussion in 2003, Greenwood is still legally blind and struggles with memory. Adam also talks to Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association overseer Wade Labecki about what officials are doing to make the 'collision sport' safer.

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Health Service secretary unveils sweeping changes to state Medicaid program
Friday, September 30, 2011

Dept. of Health Services Sec. Dennis Smith discusses how and why Wisconsin plans to save almost half a billion dollars from the state Medicaid program.

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