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Politics & Government
4:01 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Blasts Republicans, But Compliments Rep. Paul Ryan

Congresswoman Gwen Moore of Milwaukee, speaking at a rally in Washington, D.C., in June 2012
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Democratic Congresswoman Gwen Moore of Milwaukee.

Though Congress has managed to break Washington gridlock to pass an Omnibus spending bill, Democratic Congresswoman Gwen Moore of Milwaukee says most Republicans "would like to carry us back to a point in time when government does practically nothing."

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World
2:30 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Ambassador: U.S. Could Take Economic Lessons from Iceland

U.S. Ambassador to Iceland Luis Arreaga (far left) speaks with students from the University of Iceland.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Luis Arreaga, the U.S. Ambassador to Iceland.

Like its American ally, Iceland has been recovering from a devastating economic situation in the last several years.

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Economy & Business
4:42 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Analysis: County Employees Could Pay More for Health Care Under Proposed Budget

City and county officials are in the process of assembling the 2014 budgets.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews the Public Policy Forum's Rob Henken about city and county budget proposals.

Mayor Tom Barrett and County Executive Chris Abele have both issued their proposed budgets for the coming fiscal year, and debate on those documents is underway.

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Economy & Business
2:00 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Analyst: Wisconsin's Politics More Stable Than Federal Government's Uncertainty

Congress has avoided a potential crisis at the last minute.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Lake Effect Contributor Art Cyr.

Faced with a midnight deadline for extending America’s authority to borrow money, Congressional leaders reached a long-awaited deal to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the federal government.

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Economy & Business
11:29 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Location is a Big Factor of the Wealth Gap

Families have to consider the location of where they live in proximity to their place of employment.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci speaks with Dave Pate and Anne Price.

Milwaukee is known nationwide as being one of the most segregated cities in the country; segregated both racially and economically.

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