State Capitol Report: History museum coming, WEDC secretary talks small businesses

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The Wisconsin State Capital view from State Street in Madison
The Wisconsin State Capitol view from State Street in Madison. Steven Potter/WPR

The Wisconsin Historical Society is building a new museum expected to cost around $120 million just steps from the Capitol. The director joins us. Then, we talk about how Wisconsin is assisting startups and small businesses with our state’s top economic development official.

Featured in this Show

  • State Capitol Report: New history museum coming to Madison

    The Wisconsin Historical Society is planning to build a 100,000-square-foot museum in downtown Madison. We talk with the society’s director about the project, plus get a closer look at the state’s historical registry.

  • State Capitol Report: Wisconsin's top economic development official on grants, manufacturing

    Small businesses throughout Wisconsin are able to receive $10,000 grants through the state’s Main Street Bounceback Program launched in August. We speak with the head of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation about these grants and other economic news throughout the state.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Christian Øverland Guest
  • Missy Hughes Guest

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