State Economic Outlook, Preparing For Power Outages

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Extreme weather in Texas last week left millions without electricity. We talk about how we can prepare for potential outages during the cold weather. We also talk with an economist about the newly proposed state budget and where the Wisconsin economy is headed.

Featured in this Show

  • How To Prepare For A Long-Term Power Outage

    After a round of extremely cold temperatures last week, officials in Texas say they were “seconds and minutes away” from blackouts that could have lasted months. We look at how we can prepare our homes for long-term power outages in the winter.

  • Wisconsin's Economic Outlook For 2021

    With a newly-proposed state budget on the table, we consider Wisconsin’s economic outlook and how public policy might make a difference.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Andrew Beckett Guest
  • Abdur Chowdhury Guest

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