On the Tuesday morning 8 O’Clock Buzz, Joe Parisi joined sub host J.R. Sims to discuss his job as a county executive. He focused on his previous challenges, current issues, and future goals.
Sims and Parisi discussed the biggest challenges faced by elected officials. The day-to-day life of a county executive, Parisi explained, is one of constantly making hard choices. At the same time, though, he explained how the local government continues to strive for excellence. For example, even as Dane County sees signs of economic recovery, the rising poverty associated with people of color is, in his words, “unacceptable” and “something we must address”.
Listen to the entire interview: