Temp Jobs, A New Farm Bill, This Week In Congress

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Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert examine the recent rise in temp jobs and safety concerns, check on the effects on Wisconsin of a new farm bill, and get an update on what’s happening in Congress this week.

Featured in this Show

  • Temp Jobs On The Rise–Along With Safety Concerns

    Temp jobs have surged in the recovery from the Great Recession–and so have workplace safety concerns for temporary workers. A reporter shares his work on the hazards of temporary labor.

  • How The Farm Bill Could Affect Wisconsin

    The House of Representatives just passed a new farm bill agreement, the first step in ending a two-year-long impasse. A guest from the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation explains how this bill could affect Wisconsin’s farmers.

  • This Week In Congress

    USA Today Politics and Congress Editor Paul Singer joins Central Time for his weekly congressional update. He talks about what Obama’s State of the Union means for the House and Senate and assess the newly agreed upon Farm Bill.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Michael Grabell Guest
  • Jim Holte Guest
  • Paul Singer Guest
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer