An overlooked segment of Wisconsin’s paper industry, Head of state GOP’s African American Council on attracting Black voters to the Republican party

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In Wisconsin, paper converters generate almost $11 billion in yearly output and employ more than 19,000 people. The Wisconsin Paper Council says it is a hidden part of the paper industry. Then, we hear from the head of the state GOP’s African American Council.

Featured in this Show

  • What are paper converters, and why are they important to Wisconsin's paper industry?

    Recent research from the Wisconsin Paper Council examined the often-overlooked role of the state’s paper converters in the state’s paper industry. A wood products specialist explains what paper converters do and why they’re booming in Wisconsin.

  • The Wisconsin Republican Party's pitch to Black voters

    About one in 10 Black voters identify with the Republican Party, according to Pew Research. We talk with the head of the Wisconsin GOP’s African American Council about why he thinks Black Wisconsinites should support the GOP and how the party can attract more people of color.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Scott Bowe Guest
  • Gerard Randall Guest

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