Check-in On Health Of State’s Commercial Harbors, Food Assistance Program Users Get Benefit Bump

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An aerial view of the port of Green Bay
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First, we check in on the health of our state harbors, specifically the Ports of Duluth-Superior, Green Bay and Milwaukee. Then, we learn about an increase in food assistance benefits and how the state’s Foodshare program has seen a large rise in demand.

Featured in this Show

  • Commercial Freight Ports And Harbor Cleanup

    The cargo shipping industry in Wisconsin is feeling the effects of the pandemic. Our guests share insight on commercial traffic at freight ports around the state. Plus, we’ll get a look at cleanup efforts surrounding river fronts.

  • Foodshare Recipients Receive More Benefits

    As part of the recent federal stimulus package, Wisconsin residents who receive food assistance will see an increase in their monthly benefits through June. The director of the state’s Foodshare program joins us to discuss the additional demand for assistance during the coronavirus pandemic.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tom Daykin Guest
  • Megan Hart Guest
  • Rebecca McAtee Guest

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