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AG Josh Kaul, unions seek stronger meatpacking safety rules

Attorney General Josh Kaul and union leaders are calling for tougher regulation of the meatpacking industry after President Donald Trump issued an executive order ...

Baldwin: Should White House testing standards apply to other workers?  The...

WASHINGTON — Sen. Tammy Baldwin pressed a top Trump administration health official Tuesday on whether other “essential” workplaces should have the same testing protocols...

Small retailers open up with restrictions under new state order

Small retailers are getting the go-ahead to reopen for in-person shopping, so long as they impose limits of five customers at a time and...

Lawmakers press Congress for more relief cash for rural America Rural...

WASHINGTON — Federal lawmakers are urging Congress to help rural America in the next round of coronavirus legislation. Congress approved more than $2 trillion in...

The GOP tests 2020 campaign theme: ‘Some of you will have...

Republicans appear to be going all-in on the idea that some of us will have to suck it up and die in order to...

Science as a weapon Communicating science’s inherent uncertainty and avoiding its...

On March 3, working as a newspaper reporter at the Daily Jefferson County Union, I wrote a story with the headline, “Area health officials...

State publishes guidance for businesses anticipating eventual reopening

Signaling that the state is moving toward gradually reopening businesses shuttered before the Safer at Home order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 took...

Unemployment: Trust fund shrinking, Wisconsin misses out on $25 million federal...

With claims reaching record levels, Wisconsin’s unemployment trust fund could run out as soon as October, the state Department of Workforce Development (DWD) said...

Pummeling the straw men Analysis: Republicans adopt Evers’ catch phrase, but...

It’s probably not the metaphor that anyone involved in its creation would appreciate, but the public discussion of Wisconsin’s Badger Bounce Back plan for...

Seeking clemency and compassion during the COVID-19 pandemic Incarcerated people, some...

“COVID Compassion.” That’s the name of an ongoing campaign by Forum For Understanding Prisons (FFUP), Wisdom and other groups advocating for the reduction of Wisconsin’s...
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