How Childcare Facilities Could Boost The Economy, A Lasting Name For Miller Park, Rep. Hintz On Foxconn

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A Wisconsin group says we can add more employees to the workforce by making childcare more affordable. We learn more about the report’s findings and why more parents might seek employment if childcare was both reliable and affordable. We also talk to a writer who says the new name for Miller Park should be one that can last a while and we hear what Rep. Gordon Hintz has to say about the latest Foxconn news.

Featured in this Show

  • The Link Between Childcare And Wisconsin's Economy

    While many indicators show Wisconsin’s workforce is strong, our guest says it could be even stronger with more access to affordable high-quality childcare. We discuss a new report that examines the links between the state’s economy and childcare.

  • Hank Aaron Park? What To Name The Brewers' Stadium

    American Family Insurance has bought the naming rights for the Milwaukee Brewers stadium, bringing an end to the Miller Park era. Our guest explains why he says it’s time to choose a permanent name – and one that honors arguably the greatest ballplayer in Milwaukee history, Hank Aaron.

  • State Lawmaker Responds To Foxconn's Change In Direction At Wisconsin Plant

    In an interview with Reuters, a representative of the Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group said that its planned Mount Pleasant plant will no longer build LCD screens. The company also said it will shift the jobs from manufacturing to research and development. We talk to State Minority Assembly Leader Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh) and the news and the criticism of Foxconn.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Derrell Connor Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Tessa Conroy Guest
  • George Stanley Guest
  • Gordon Hintz Guest

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