State Capitol Report: EMS struggles to maintain services, Developing Wisconsin’s small businesses and startups

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In a recent survey Wisconsin EMS directors say the system is severely strained throughout the state due to staff shortage. An EMS Director shares their persepctive. Later, the head of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation discusses the state of the economy and small businesses.

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    The 911 ambulance response system throughout Wisconsin is under “severe strain” due to inadequate staffing and resources, according to a late 2022 survey of EMS directors. We talk to an EMS official in Florence County, which is transitioning from an all-volunteer to paid-staff EMS service.

  • WEDC head talks Wisconsin startups, exports

    Wisconsin is allocating more than $50 million to support small startups throughout the state. The head of Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation tells us how the money should be used and gives insight into the state’s small business landscape.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Amanda Mulvey Guest
  • Missy Hughes Guest

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