VIDEO: Five-years after GM closed
Many Janesville residents are looking back over the last five years as the anniversary of the General Motors plant closing approaches. As is the practice on such occasions local media is examining the events transpiring since the shock of losing thousands of jobs sent the economy into a tail spin, and workers searching for reclamation in a desperately tight employment market. Recovery has been slow, but local economic drivers say the region is on the road. To help explore the evolution of the last five years reporters from the Janesville Gazette, WISC-TV, and WCLO Radio are all spending the next few days delivering a special focus on the facts to the public.