New Report: How Agriculture Impacts Wisconsin Economy, Trump Announces New Immigration Rule

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We talk to the author of a new report detailing agriculture’s impact on the Wisconsin economy. And we learn about a new federal immigration rule: Under a “public charge” rule, people who immigrate legally and receive some public benefits, or might in the future, can be denied a path to citizenship.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Steve Deller Guest
  • Ted Hesson Guest

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