Joint Finance Committee Announces Decisions on DNR Cuts And More, Milwaukee Arena Plan, Volunteering Around The World, Writing Retreat

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A plan to fund the new Milwaukee Bucks arena will likely appear in the next state budget, but what does that mean for you? We discuss the details of the new plan, and how it will affect taxpayers. We also check in with our state government reporter about the latest news out of the Joint Finance Committee, which is set to announce their decisions on some of the most controversial proposals in Governor Scott Walker’s budget, including cuts at the Department of Natural Resources. Finally, we get a report on a Door County chicken coop that serves as a retreat for writers.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Daniel Bice Guest
  • John Marshall Guest

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