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Democratic report: Trump farm benefits help those who need it least

Payments the Trump administration has made to compensate farmers for losses they’ve incurred as a result of the administration’s trade policies have benefited farms...

Meet Gov. Evers’ new ag advisor, Brad Pfaff

The state Senate was able to fire former Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Secretary-designee Brad Pfaff from his dream job leading the...

Chancellor Blank and Gov. Evers lay out a $15 minimum wage...

While the push on state government to raise Wisconsin’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 appears to be nothing more than a Democratic pipe...

Pipeline protest bill now goes to Evers

The state Senate passed a bill escalating penalties for trespassing and vandalism at pipelines and other energy-related sites on a voice vote Tuesday, sending...

Health care expert warns of VA privatization risks Speaker to visit...

Several years ago, as veteran health care journalist Suzanne Gordon was exploring patient safety, her research led her to a model medical provider: the...

Rebooting the New Deal Veteran policy wonk's book calls for updating...

Eighty-six years ago, a new president undertook the most sweeping revision in American economic and social policy the United States had seen since the...

State jobs will go unfilled JFC co-chairs place limits on new...

Joint Finance Committee co-chairs Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) and Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette) sent the Department of Administration Secretary Joel Brennan an aggressive...

Paul Ryan’s new foundation keeps him in the spotlight  Ex-Speaker’s platform...

Former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) announced this week that he is using some of the millions of dollars left over in his...

Wisconsin newsrooms brace for GateHouse/Gannett merger Fewer papers and more cuts...

As a shareholder vote approaches in three and a half weeks, the pending deal that would make Wisconsin’s largest daily newspaper part of the...

One answer to the labor shortage: end ageism Wisconsin is missing...

You’re welcome, Wisconsin. I’m a Boomer and I’m working.  Now, now, stop. I’m blushing. No need to thank me so effusively.  We have a win-win here....
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