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LA CROSSE TALK PM: Explaining Wisconsin’s $6.6 billion budget surplus with Viterbo economist Robinson



Viterbo economist, Dr. John Robinson, in the WIZM studio on Dec. 13, 2022, for La Crosse Talk PM.

Viterbo economist Dr. John Robinson joined La Crosse Talk PM on Tuesday to help explain how Wisconsin ended up with a $6.6 billion projected budget surplus.

La Crosse Talk PM airs weekdays at 5:06 p.m. Listen on the WIZM app, online here, or on 92.3 FM / 1410 AM / 106.7 FM (north of Onalaska). Find all the podcasts here or subscribe to La Crosse Talk PM wherever you get your podcasts.

In reference to that conversation, we also had to dive into how inflation has played a role in the surplus, as well as record corporate profits happening at the same time. 

Robinson is the interim Associate Dean of the College of Business Leadership Ethics and Education at Viterbo. The Central High School graduate and got his doctorate in finance from Arizona State.

Host of WIZM's La Crosse Talk PM | University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point graduate | Hometown: Greenville, Wis | Avid noonball basketball player and sand volleyballer in La Crosse

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