Federal Relief For City Budgets, Foxconn Jobs Update

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The Foxconn site along Braun Road, in Mount Pleasant, Wis.
The Foxconn site along Braun Road, in Mount Pleasant, Wis., is seen under construction on July 1, 2019. Coburn Dukehart/Wisconsin Watch

We examine how federal dollars are supporting Wisconsin’s municipal budgets and where questions linger about how funding may be used. Then, we get an update on jobs at the massive Foxconn factory in southeastern Wisconsin that received state incentives.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Jerry Deschane Guest
  • Arthur Thomas Guest