Report Shows That One-Third Of Wisconsin Households Cannot Afford Basic Necessities

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Heard On The Morning Show
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A new report from the United Way shows that more than one-third of Wisconsin households cannot afford basic needs like housing, transportation, and childcare, according to 2016 data. We consider the challenges these Wisconsinites face, look at the range of obstacles to financial stability and discuss what this means for our communities overall.

Episode Credits

  • Carrie Kaufman Host
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • Michael Dieringer Technical Director
  • Charlene Mouille Guest
  • Martha Cranley Guest