Growth in US manufacturing, Rising municipal debt in Wisconsin

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A reporter for The New York Times delves into the growth in domestic manufacturing. A researcher from the Wisconsin Policy Forum explains why local government debt in the state is on the rise.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Jim Tankersley Guest
  • Jason Stein Guest

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