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Is The Economy On The Road To Recovery?

Experts discuss and field listener questions on money, unemployment, taxes and the pandemic economy.

Vice President Kamala Harris listens as President Joe Biden speaks during an event on the American Jobs Plan in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Wednesday, April 7, 2021, in Washington.

Town Square with Ernie Manouse airs at 3 p.m. CT. Tune in on 88.7FM, listen online or subscribe to the podcast. Join the discussion at 888-486-9677, questions@townsquaretalk.org or @townsquaretalk.

With more people getting vaccinated and COVID restrictions lifting, is the economy finally on the road to recovery?

What will it take to get people back on their feet?

What industries and businesses are doing better, and what can we learn from them?

Today, we talk about money, employment and the economy.

Experts will join us to discuss everything from stimulus checks and spending to taxes and the job market. Plus, we talk about fraud – and how to protect yourself.

Plus, we'll have an update on the Derek Chauvin trial.

Guests are:

Sean Roberts:

  • Civil Trial Lawyer with Roberts Markland LLP

Dietrich von Biedenfeld:

  • Assistant Professor in the Marilyn Davies College of Business, at the University of Houston – Downtown

James Bernsen:

Resources
TWC Unemployment Services Center 800-939-6631
TWC Fraud Hotline 800-252-3642
www.irs.gov

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Audio from today's show will be available after 5 p.m. CT. We also offer a free podcast here, on iTunes, and other apps.

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