Manufacturing Job Creation, State Park Popularity

Air Date:
Heard On The Morning Show
Workers at manufacturing facility
Workers make protective masks at a General Motors facility in Warren, Mich., Thursday, April 23, 2020. Paul Sancya/AP Photo

We take a look at the state of the manufacturing industry in the state and country. Then, we discuss how popular state parks have become during the pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • Manufacturing In Northeast Wisconsin

    President Joe Biden recently pledged his support to create nearly a million new apprenticeship opportunities. The executive director of Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance discusses how to grow a manufacturing workforce and the importance of recognizing the people who are in the skilled trades.

  • Pandemic Pushes Wisconsinites To State Parks In Record Numbers

    Despite the pandemic upending normal work and economic life, a new report shows Wisconsinites flocked to state parks in record numbers. The lead author of that report discusses the findings and how lawmakers can respond with spending.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Angelo Bautista Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Ann Franz Guest
  • Jason Stein Guest
  • Jake Holsclaw Guest