Wisconsin’s Aging Workforce, Governor Evers Calls Special Gun Violence Session

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We discuss the causes and impact of a decline in working-age Wisconsintes. And we talk with a political scientist about Gov. Evers’ announcement he will call a special legislative session to take up gun control measures.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Joe Peterangelo Guest
  • Maurice Sheppard Guest

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