Layoff Notices Topped Ten Thousand In Wisconsin In 2015, Working Through Gridlock In Washington, New Year’s Resolutions For Social Media

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It’s the start of a new year, so what are your resolutions? Our guest shares some ways social media can help us reach our goals in 2016. We also talk with a lawmaker who says there are ways to work through the gridlock in Washington, and we talk to an economist about the news that tehre were over ten thousand layoff notices in Wisconsin, the highest since Governor Scott Walker has been in office.

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  • 2015 Had Over Ten Thousand Job Layoffs In Wisconsin

    Data from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development show 2015 had the highest number of layoff notices during Governor Scott Walker’s time in office. Milwaukee was the hardest-hit region for these layoffs, which topped ten thousand for the whole state. An economist breaks down this data and explains what it really means for our state’s economy.

  • Working Through Gridlock In Washington

    Wisconsin Democratic Representative Mark Pocan says there’s a reason the 114th Congress is the most hated in history and shares his ideas for working through the gridlock.

  • Need Help With Your Resolutions? Go Check Facebook!

    New Year’s resolutions can be hard to keep, but our guest says social media can help. She shares some unique ideas on how to use social media to achieve your goals.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Steve Deller Guest
  • Mark Pocan Guest
  • Shelby Le Duc Guest

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