Northeast State Legislator On Uptick In Coronavirus Cases, Additional Childcare Funding Allocated

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Donovan James' infant son, Donovan Jr., left, grips his father's finger
In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, photo, Donovan James’ infant son, Donovan Jr., left, grips his father’s finger at Our House, a nonprofit organization that provides child care, shelter and other programs for working homeless people in Little Rock, Ark. in Little Rock, Ark. Danny Johnston/AP Photo

We hear from a Northeast Wisconsin state assembly representative on how they’re addressing the increase in COVID-19 cases in that part of the state. Then, we talk to the secretary of the state Dept. of Children and Families about new funds allocated for childcare providers.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Rep. Joel Kitchens Guest
  • Emilie Amundson Guest

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