Wisconsin News Roundup, News, Alexander Hamilton And Current Economic Issues

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The U.S. is still climbing out of the Great Recession, but our guest says we should look to founding father Alexander Hamilton for ways to face our economic issues. He explains why Hamilton’s philosophy still works today. We also discuss the biggest stories from around the state this week, and find out what new bills signed into law will do to counter heroin abuse in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • State News Roundup For March 18, 2016

    A news editor joins us to talk about the state senate’s final session, lead in the water at schools and daycares and other major stories from around the state this week.

  • Eight More Bills Signed Into Law To Combat Heroin, Opioid Abuse

    Governor Walker signed eight more bills into law that aim to tackle Wisconsin’s heroin and other opioid drug abuse. Legislative sponsor Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette) joins us to discuss their scope.

  • How Alexander Hamilton Can Help Today's Economy

    Arguments over the best American economic policy focus too much on theory, not enough on actual reality, according to two economists who say Alexander Hamilton should serve as a guide for today’s leaders.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • John Nygren Guest
  • J. Bradford DeLong Guest
  • Stephen S. Cohen Guest

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