Wisconsin Middle Class, Latest On Johnson Versus Feingold Senate Race

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Some state TV stations recently pulled controversial political ads targeting Russ Feingold. Our guest helps us break down the latest in the senate race, and looks at which candidate has the edge. We also talk about a new study that says has some of the highest concentrations of middle-income earners are in Wisconsin metro areas, but despite those high numbers, income for the Wisconsin middle class seems to be falling.

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  • Despite High Concentration Of Middle Class, Challenges For Wisconsin Middle-Income Earners Grow

    A study from the Pew Research Center found that three of Wisconsin’s metro areas — Wausau, Janesville-Beloit, and Sheboygan all have some of the highest concentrations of middle-income earners in the country. Yet despite those high numbers, Wisconsin’s middle class has had a difficult decade and a half, with real median income falling. We talk to an expert about the study and what the future of Wisconsin’s middle class looks like.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Steve Deller Guest

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