The state of Wisconsin’s restaurants, Biden’s appointments to the court

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Server Zachary DeYoung presents the bill to a customer
Server Zachary DeYoung presents the bill to a customer at an Ivar’s restaurant in Seattle on Monday, July 27, 2015. Elaine Thompson/AP Photo

First, we talk with the board chair for the Wisconsin Restaurant Association about the state’s hospitality industry. Then, we discuss President Biden’s judicial appointments with a professor of political science from UW-Milwaukee.

Featured in this Show

  • The hospitality industry in the New Year

    December U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics preliminary data show Wisconsin’s hospitality industry remains nearly 30,000 jobs below pre-pandemic levels. We hear from the Wisconsin Restaurant Association’s new board chair on the state of the service sector.

  • Benched: Examining Biden’s judicial appointments

    In his first year, President Joe Biden has appointed more than 40 judges to federal court vacancies — more than any other president in almost 60 years. And soon, Biden will likely nominate the first Black woman to the Supreme Court. We discuss the importance, process and politics of these appointments.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Danielle Baerwald Guest
  • Sara Benesh Guest