Future Of The GOP, What Makes A Good Business Climate

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Mitch McConnell speaks at a news conference
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at a news conference Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. Susan Walsh/AP Photo

Congressional Republicans ousted one of their members from a leadership position last week after she criticized former President Trump. We discuss what it means for the future of the party. We also talk with a Wisconsin economist about the factors that go into creating a good business climate.

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  • What Makes A 'Good Business Climate?'

    Low taxes and minimal regulation have come to be thought of as crucial elements of a “good business climate.” We talk to a UW-Madison economist about why that may be changing, and some of the things businesses prioritize today instead.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tim Hagle Guest
  • Steve Deller Guest