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Lost income, postponed healthcare, skipped rent Federal survey maps direct impact...

Nearly half of Wisconsin residents in a federal survey say that they’ve put off medical care because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and more than...

A pitch to Biden takes cues from FDR — and Wisconsin...

A public appeal for Joe Biden to embrace a “21st Century New Deal” has the pedigree of the first New Deal and bloodlines that...

WEDC extends deadline to Friday night for small business grant program

With room remaining for 4,000 or more businesses to qualify, Wisconsin is extending its application deadline by three more days for $2,500 grants that...

State forecast points to slow improvements, sooner than expected

Wisconsin’s economy is faring better than expected in the aftermath of the shutdown of activity prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but it will still...

Wisconsin spends less on regional universities than other Great Lakes states,...

Wisconsin’s spending per student at its regional public universities (RPUs) has increasingly lagged behind the state’s neighbors in the Great Lakes region, according to...

Grants aim to shore-up businesses hit hardest by the pandemic Applications...

With one day left to go before applications close for a $75 million grant program targeting small businesses that were hurt by the COVID-19...

Trump has betrayed working people in Wisconsin

During the 2016 campaign Donald Trump promised working class Wisconsinites — the very people I represent — that he would have our backs. But...

Farms go from frying pan of trade wars to fire of...

As 2019 was ending and 2020 was about to launch, Wisconsin farmers like Cal Dalton were hoping things were about to look up. “At Christmastime...

Pay improves for women, but it still falls short Report compares...

Pay is catching up for women in Wisconsin, but they aren’t yet even with men. And just letting the trend continue on its own...

Frank Lloyd Wright’s school will survive — but not at Taliesin

Declared dead after 88 years in January, Frank Lloyd Wright’s School of Architecture at Taliesin will continue after all — although at a new...
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