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Researchers: Hiking minimum wage to $15 would raise pay for 3...

Doubling Wisconsin’s current minimum wage by 2025 would benefit nearly one-third of the state’s workforce without leading to job losses, according to a Wisconsin...

People with specific health conditions will get vaccine starting March 22...

Wisconsin residents who have certain health conditions will now be able to get the COVID-19 shot a week earlier than originally scheduled, state officials...

Two rural counties lead Wisconsin’s best in the country vaccine effort

As much of the administration of vaccine doses falls to public health departments across the state, two rural counties — Menominee and Bayfield —...

States question whether new federal stimulus law rules out tax cuts

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s massive pandemic stimulus law pumps a welcome infusion of federal aid into state and local government coffers — but one...

State’s COVID-19 vaccine supply rises, and eligibility list to expand soon

Wisconsin’s list of who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine will grow by more than 2 million at the end of March, when people...

State job numbers creep up, but remain well behind pre-pandemic highs

Wisconsin added 11,100 jobs in January and the unemployment rate dropped slightly, the state Department of Workforce Development (DWD) reported Thursday, but continued anxiety...

Biden to states: Make all adults eligible for COVID vaccines by...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is directing states to make all adults eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by May 1, according to a White House...

Congress clears giant $1.9T emergency relief package for Biden’s signature Rep....

WASHINGTON — A sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus package is headed to President Joe Biden’s desk after the U.S. House passed the latest pandemic relief...

Madison nurses cite sick leave for COVID among issues in potential...

Saying that they have been overwhelmed by the demands placed on them by the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses at a Madison hospital announced Tuesday they...

On the other side of the pandemic A year after COVID-19...

This coming Friday, March 12, will mark the anniversary of Wisconsin’s first COVID-19 health emergency. When Gov. Tony Evers issued the declaration on Thursday, March...
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