Emissions Cuts At Federal Government, Monopoly Turns 80, Wisconsin Business Roundtable

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Since he took office, Governor Walker has backed legislation aimed at helping businesses succeed in Wisconsin. A state business executive tells us how the governor’s policies have affected her business. We also talk about the success of the game Monopoly over the past 80 years, and look at President Obama’s call on the federal government to cut its carbon emissions.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Kate Sheppard Guest
  • Philip Orbanes Guest
  • Mary Isbister Guest