State Capitol Report: Legislative priorities of Cooperative Network, Department of Transportation

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The dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol is seen from the outside. The U.S. flag, the Wisconsin state flag, and the Pride flag fly on a pole.
A Pride flag flies in the wind Thursday, June 1, 2023, at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

The Cooperative Network hopes more businesses will adopt a co-op model of ownership in Wisconsin. We speak with the president and CEO on the organization’s legislative priorities. Then, state Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson discusses passenger rail, road construction and safety.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • A. Emily Ralph Technical Director
  • Dan Smith Guest
  • Craig Thompson Guest

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