Marketplace helps you stay financially responsible all year, now we need YOUR help to keep our budget on track.
Donate NOW to help us hit our target of 2,500 Marketplace Investors by June 30!
There’s a saying that a week is a long time in politics … well, how about a year? It’s been 12 months since President Donald Trump moved into the White House, and back then, the Marketplace Weekend team traveled to three cities with very different economies.
Dalton, Georgia, known for its carpet industry, Gillette, Wyoming, where the focus is coal and energy and Corvallis, Oregon, a hub for education and tech innovation.
We’ve been checking in with the mayors of those cities for a couple of years now. Lizzie O’Leary spoke with them again this week to get a feel for how things have changed — or stayed the same — since last January.
Mayors Biff Traber of Corvallis, Louise Carter-King of Gillette and Dennis Mock of Dalton joined the show to discuss their cities.
If you’re a member of your local public radio station, we thank you — because your support helps those stations keep programs like Marketplace on the air. But for Marketplace to continue to grow, we need additional investment from those who care most about what we do: superfans like you.
Your donation — as little as $5 — helps us create more content that matters to you and your community, and to reach more people where they are – whether that’s radio, podcasts or online.
When you contribute directly to Marketplace, you become a partner in that mission: someone who understands that when we all get smarter, everybody wins.