Shawn Johnson covers the State Capitol for Wisconsin Public Radio. Shawn joined the network in 2004. Prior to that he worked for WUIS-FM, a public radio station in Springfield, Illinois. There, Shawn reported on the Illinois legislature. He also managed the station's western Illinois bureau, where he produced features on issues facing rural residents. He previously worked as an Assistant Producer for WBBM-AM radio in Chicago.
Shawn's work has earned awards from the Associated Press and has been featured on National Public Radio.
Wisconsin's state Supreme Court has overturned the stay-at-home order on Wednesday, which was one of the governor's tools to slow down the spread of the coronavirus.
NPR science and politics reporters and a Wisconsin Public Radio correspondent relay the latest updates in the United States response to the coronavirus epidemic.