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Milwaukee Business Journal Podcast

Mar 13, 2020

COVID-19 outbreak is affecting businesses small, medium and large in the Milwaukee area – including The Milwaukee Business Journal.  Market President and Publisher, Kira Lafond, shares an update about some MBJ events.  Milwaukee’s convention center unveiled renderings for a 400-million-dollar expansion that is designed to add another iconic space to the downtown arena district. Wisconsin Center District CEO Marty Brooks talks with MBJ’s Rich Kirchen about the architectural vision and practical aspects of the project.  Finally, Wisconsin employers are scrambling to enact policies and procedures for their workforces as COVID-19 concerns reach higher levels. Rich interviews Erik Eisenmann -- an attorney at Husch Blackwell in Milwaukee who heads the firm’s labor and employment practice.  For more information on the stories featured in today’s episode, visit