Inflation in 2022, Vaccine mandate struck down

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A woman wearing a mask, left, walks by a Dollar Tree, while another woman waits in line to shop at the store, which is limiting customers amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Chicago. Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo

A Wisconsin business professor helps us look at the current level of inflation in the economy and where it could go from here. Then, a Wisconsin law professor helps us explore what’s next after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for large companies.

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  • What U.S. Supreme Court rulings on Biden's vaccine mandates mean

    The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down President Biden’s vaccine mandate for large private businesses while upholding a similar mandate for certain health care workers. We look at what the rulings mean, what happens next and the political fallout.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Kevin Bahr Guest
  • Charley Jacobs Guest

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