State Capitol Report: Opposition To Safer-At-Home Restrictions, Wisconsin Businesses Take Precautions

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Manufacturing workers listen as Vice President Mike Pence talks
Workers listen as Vice President Mike Pence talks on the PA at the GE Healthcare manufacturing facility Tuesday April 21, 2020, in Madison, Wis. Morry Gash/AP Photo

In this edition of the State Capitol Report, we hear about both the grassroots and legislative attempts to halt Governor Evers’ stay-at-home order extension. Also, as Wisconsin businesses figure out how to adapt and re-tool during the coronavirus pandemic, we’ll explore different options they have for support with the state’s economic leader.

Featured in this Show

  • State Capitol Report: Reopening The State Economy

    Some Wisconsin residents are protesting Gov. Tony Evers’ extended ‘Safer at Home’ Executive Order, and GOP lawmakers have asked the state Supreme Court to halt the order. We review Evers’ plan to reopen Wisconsin’s economy and coronavirus relief legislation with the editor of WisPolitics.

  • State Capitol Report: WEDC Prepares Businesses For 'New Normal'

    The “New Safer-At-Home” order gives some businesses deemed non-essential more flexibility to continue operating. We speak with the governor’s chief of economic development about keeping businesses afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • JR Ross Guest
  • Missy Hughes Guest

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