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Proposed $15-an-hour minimum wage would boost paychecks Wage increase is part...

WASHINGTON—A gradual increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour would increase the pay of low-income workers across the U.S. but particularly...

Injunction motion aims to bring high court back into the mask...

The Waukesha plaintiff who is suing in the Wisconsin Supreme Court to end Gov. Tony Evers’ health emergency and mask order now wants the...

Proposal would grant tax breaks to businesses with expenses covered by...

What was supposed to be a routine piece of tax code legislation has become the vehicle for a $450 million or more tax break...

Feds boost state vaccine shipments to 11 million doses next week

WASHINGTON — States will see another increase in the COVID-19 vaccine doses they receive, with the Biden administration announcing Tuesday that the federal government will...

Second case of new COVID-19 variant found in Wisconsin

A second Wisconsin resident has tested positive for a rapidly spreading new strain of the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19, state health officials said Tuesday....

Nursing home workers in Wisconsin outpace their co-workers nationally in accepting...

Although a national study reports that nearly two-thirds of nursing home workers who have been offered the COVID-19 vaccine have turned it down, Wisconsin...

Milwaukee rent activists call for rent cancellation

On the evening of Feb. 1, as Marlene Peace, a Milwaukee resident and grandmother, stood outside the doors of S2 Realty in Milwaukee, her...

Evers vetoes COVID-19 bill, calling rejected compromise a ‘missed opportunity’ GOP...

A month of sparring over new COVID-19 response legislation concluded Friday with Gov. Tony Evers, as widely expected, vetoing the Legislature’s first bill since...

Spotlight back on Supreme Court after COVID-19 order conflicts Case before...

For nearly three months, the Wisconsin State Supreme Court has been sitting on a case that is at the center of the Republican maneuver...

Biden sticks with massive $1.9T relief package despite GOP push for...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Friday he’s seeking to “act fast” on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package he’s proposed, endorsing the path...
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