Week In Washington, Exploring All The State Parks, Some Wisconsin Counties Struggling Post-Recession

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A non-partisan tax research group says that Wisconsin’s low unemployment rate masks the struggles many counties in the state are still going through. We look at the factors that are holding certain areas back. A high schooler shares her story of visiting all of Wisconsin’s state parks in under 100 days! We also check in on the top national news stories of the week with a Washington political reporter.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • Ginger Gibson Guest
  • Michelle Anderson Guest
  • Todd Berry Guest