Work & the Economy

Democrats, Trump declare victory on massive trade deal Rep. Kind, AFL-CIO...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats have worked out key differences with the Trump administration over a massive trade deal, allowing both sides to declare...

Pushing the reset button on state highway project panel Body meets...

Playing catch-up after five years on ice, a state panel on major highway projects has canceled three proposed projects and added no new ones...

Poor Wisconsinites hit again by food stamp cuts Former Gov. Walker...

On Wednesday, the Trump administration finalized a rule change that will make it more difficult for people to get food stamps — a change...

Baldwin-backed bill gives volunteer firefighters housing break

Hoping to attract more rural residents to join their local volunteer fire departments, Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and a bipartisan group of Capitol Hill...

Wisconsin ranks 17th in generosity Groups look at how the states...

On #GivingTuesday, and throughout December, nonprofits focus on charitable giving. It’s the time of year when people think about charitable contributions to reduce their...

Too many things? Christmas commercialism has some saying 'Bah, Humbug!'

While thousands of shoppers prepared to converge this Friday on discount retailers and big box stores to stock up on merchandise for Christmas, Becca...

Wisconsin is taking hemp to the next level Evers signs the...

Wisconsin’s hemp industry is entering a new stage of evolution from a pilot to a permanent program with the signing of Senate Bill 188...

Tougher livestock farm rule dies Ag secretary nominee pulled back regulation...

Years in the making, a plan to change the rules governing large livestock farms is dead — a side casualty of the state Senate’s...

Evers signs pipeline protest bill over critics’ objections

Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday signed a widely supported, yet also controversial, bill escalating penalties for trespassing on pipelines and other energy and water...

Contract in hand, Milwaukee bus union looks to 2020 county elections

Lingering conflicts over funding, bus route management, and driver security could play a role in next spring's for Milwaukee County elections.
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