Washington News, Problems And Solutions For Retirement

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Violent protesters, loyal to President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol
Violent protesters, loyal to President Donald Trump, storm the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. John Minchillo/AP Photo

The FBI Director was on Capitol Hill testifying about what intelligence the organization had on plans to attack the U.S. Capitol on January 6. We talk about what he said, as well as the status of President Biden’s coronavirus recovery bill in the Senate with a Washington reporter. Then we discuss financial challenges Americans face when it comes to retirement, and look at recommendations from a state task force to make retirement more accessible.

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    The U.S. Senate is taking up President Joe Biden’s significant pandemic relief and recovery bill, after the House of Representatives passed it over the weekend. We look at what could happen to the measure in the Senate, and other top political stories in Washington.

  • Wis. Treasurer And Financial Expert On Possible Reforms To Retirement System

    Wisconsin’s treasurer discusses the state Retirement Task Force’s recommendations for making secure retirement more accessible. Then, an expert on financial security explains why retirement is so far out of reach for many Americans.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Scott Wong Guest
  • Sarah Godlewski Guest
  • J. Michael Collins Guest

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