SCR: Fixes to jobless benefits system, Reflections from outgoing GOP senator

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The Wisconsin State Capitol
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First, we hear from Department of Workforce Development Secretary-designee Amy Pechacek about agency efforts to improve the state unemployment benefits system. Then, we speak with outgoing state Sen. Dale Kooyenga on the Brookfield Republican’s time in office.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Amy Pechacek Guest
  • Dale Kooyenga Guest

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