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25 minutes | Aug 23, 2021
Kenosha Riots One Year Later
Kenosha, Wisconsin was thrust into the national spotlight in August of 2020 after the officer-involved shooting of Jacob Blake. Three nights of deadly rioting followed. Senator Ron Johnson visited Kenosha one year later and talks to a business owner who watched his family owned business of 40 years burn to the ground. He also talks with Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth.
72 minutes | Jul 1, 2021
We Want to Be Seen, Heard & Believed: Adverse Vaccine Reactions
We Want to Be Seen, Heard & Believed: Adverse Vaccine Reactions by SenRonJohnson
45 minutes | Dec 21, 2018
Helping Others Succeed: Joseph Project Alumni Panel
The Joseph Project is a program co-founded by Senator Johnson to connect people with jobs. One of the most powerful parts of the training happens when former participants come back to talk about lessons learned with new classes. In this episode, Sen. Johnson talks with Beth, Anthony and Curt about their successful transition into the workplace after many years on a path of crime, addiction and prison.
19 minutes | Nov 27, 2018
Catching up with Grace
In honor of November being National Adoption Month, this episode features a conversation with Nicole Craig. The Craig family of Green Bay first met Sen. Johnson in 2014 after the adoption of their daughter Grace was held up for years by the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nicole made six trips to Washington D.C. to advocate for the release of 1,200 adopted children, including Grace. Sen. Johnson talks with Nicole about the fight to bring Grace home and her assimilation to her forever family and life in America and Wisconsin. Nicole says adoption was one of the hardest things her family has ever done, but the blessings have been immeasurable and the sky’s the limit for Grace!
14 minutes | Oct 25, 2018
Getting Things Done
It's been a busy two years for the senate in this 115th Congress from tax reform to rebuilding our military and a record setting number of judicial confirmations. In this episode, Senator Ron Johnson reviews the many accomplishments including the signing of his signature bill, Right to Try.
16 minutes | Jun 6, 2018
President Trump Signs Right to Try
"He doesn't stop. He doesn't give up." That's what President Trump said about Sen. Ron Johnson's effort to get Right to Try passed into law. On May 30, 2018 President Trump finally signed the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act into law, surrounded by the families the law is named after.
19 minutes | Mar 29, 2018
Meet Congressman Gallagher
From an Ivy League student studying Arabic to a Marine twice deployed to the Middle East to a staff member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during the same time Sen. Johnson served on that committee, Congressman Mike Gallagher & Sen. Johnson discuss their shared Wisconsin roots, national security interests and lessons from President Eisenhower.
23 minutes | Mar 16, 2018
Lessons from the 101-year-old World War II Hero
It's not everyday you attend a birthday party for a 101-year-old. But that's exactly where Sen. Johnson sat down with James "Maggie" Megellas to talk about his remarkable life during World War II becoming the most decorated officer in the history of the Army's 82nd Airborne Division. Maggie talks about leading from the front, liberating a concentration camp, and why freedom is worth fighting for. Learn more about Maggie's service and the effort to get him a Medal of Honor at medalformaggie.com
9 minutes | Feb 27, 2018
Joseph Project in Central Wisconsin
Sen. Johnson talks with Chaplain Ray Slatton and Ann Micholic, Vice President of Human Resources at Kolbe & Kolbe about bringing the Joseph Project to the Wausau area and how they are helping make connections for people looking for meaningful work and employers looking for dedicated employees.
16 minutes | Feb 2, 2018
Saving Others From The Opioid Epidemic
Sen. Johnson invited Oconomowocs’s Lauri Badura as his guest for this week’s State of the Union address. The two have been working together for years on ways to combat the opioid epidemic. Here’s a podcast they recorded last spring about those efforts.
15 minutes | Jan 19, 2018
Unintended Consequences: Medicaid and the Opioid Epidemic
Sen. Johnson held a hearing this week based on a new report detailing cases involving Medicaid fraud and how the Medicaid program has contributed to the opioid crisis. After the hearing, Sen. Johnson sat down with one of the witnesses to further discuss the issue. This podcast features a conversation with Sam Adolphsen, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability and former Chief Operating Officer for Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services.
21 minutes | Jun 7, 2017
Net Neutrality: A Solution Looking for a Problem
Sen. Johnson & FCC Chairman Ajit Pai discuss how to expand a free and open internet.
16 minutes | May 25, 2017
Nobody’s Safe: Raising Awareness of Heroin/Opioid Epidemic
Sen. Johnson & Oconomowoc mother Lauri Badura discuss the epidemic that took her 19-year-old son’s life
29 minutes | Apr 28, 2017
Students: Is Pineapple an Acceptable Topping for Pizza?
Sen. Johnson spent time with students from seven different Wisconsin high schools during the April recess, addressing everything from college affordability to whether pineapple is an acceptable topping for pizza.
21 minutes | Apr 11, 2017
Meet Senator Daines
Sen. Johnson sat down with his colleague from Montana last week, Senator Steve Daines, to discuss their private sector experience, gray wolves and the costly burden of federal regulations.
11 minutes | Sep 30, 2016
Sad day in the U. S. Senate
This week, hear Sen. Johnson ask for unanimous consent for his bill to provide terminally ill patients a chance to try and save their lives.
14 minutes | Sep 23, 2016
Broken lives, Broken families
In Milwaukee County alone, 109 heroin-related overdose deaths were reported in 2015. During National Heroin and Opioid Awareness week, take some time to listen to the stories of those who have been touched by this epidemic. This episode of Sen. Johnson’s podcast “Hey, Wisconsin” is a rebroadcast of the episode “ Broken lives, broken families”.
11 minutes | Sep 16, 2016
Obamacare is Consumer Fraud
This week, hear Sen. Johnson lay out the realities of Obamacare being a massive consumer fraud at a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing.
8 minutes | Sep 9, 2016
This week hear a Wisconsinite on Milwaukee’s The Mark Belling Show tell his story of working with the federal government.
15 minutes | Aug 26, 2016
I’ll never give up on this country
This week, Senator Johnson answers questions from a group of students from Oconomowoc High School.
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