Unclaimed back wages, Public input sought for state map, Poet Cynthia Marie Hoffman

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2023 Wisconsin Official State Highway Map
Southern half of the 2023 Wisconsin Official State Highway Map. Wisconsin Department of Transportation

We learn about a new bilingual search engine that helps U.S. workers claim missing wages. Then, two state Department of Transportation officials ask for public input to improve the Official State Highway Map. Then, author and poet Cynthia Marie Hoffman discusses her new poetry book, “Exploding Head.”

Featured in this Episode

  • New search engine to help claim unpaid wages

    The U.S. Department of Labor says more than 1,300 people in Wisconsin are owed more than $1.5 million in back wages. We learn about a new bilingual search engine to help workers across the United States discover and claim any missing wages.

  • Wisconsin transportation agency asks for input on highway map update

    The state Department of Transportation is asking for public input in drafting updates to the Official State Highway Map. We talk with a pair of DOT officials about their plans for the update.

  • ‘Exploding Head’ poetry book illustrates Madison poet’s struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder

    Madison-based poet Cynthia Marie Hoffman discusses her newly published collection, “Exploding Head.” She explores how her experience with obsessive-compulsive disorder is made manifest through her work.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Kristin Tout Guest
  • David Layton Guest
  • Katie Ginther Guest
  • Cynthia Marie Hoffman Guest
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director