Shortage Of Truck Drivers, Where Wisconsin’s Jobs Come From, ACA Open Enrollment

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Job growth has been a big topic in politics over the last few years, and we want to know what kind of businesses are hiring. An economist breaks down what kind of Wisconsin businesses are creating new jobs. We also look at a report that says there’s a severe shortage in the nation’s trucking industry, and look at this year’s open enrollment period for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Featured in this Show

  • Severe Shortage In The Trucking Industry

    The trucking industry is experiencing one of its most severe shortages, according to an October report from the American Trucking Association. An economist with the group explains why the industry is seeing such a shortage and what can be done to attract more people to trucking.

  • Where Are Wisconsin's New Jobs Coming From?

    Are Wisconsin’s new jobs being created by new or old businesses? Small or big? A UW-Madison applied economist shares his findings.

  • Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Period Begins. What's New This Year?

    The third annual open enrollment for health plans under the Affordable Care Act has begun. A health care expert discusses what’s different this time around talks about the variety of plans available.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Bob Costello Guest
  • Steve Deller Guest
  • Bobby Peterson Guest