Work & the Economy

It’s about time we changed deceptive meat labeling Misleading ‘Product of...

It’s a rite of summer to fire up the grill and enjoy burgers and steaks cooked to sizzling perfection. Or, in sadder cases, charred...

White House says executive order coming on labeling beef as a...

WASHINGTON—The White House will unveil an executive order in the coming days that directs the U.S. Department of Agriculture to clarify that meat can...

‘They have nothing to do with us’ Workers in Janesville feel...

When the company where both he and his wife worked was bought up a few years ago, Mike Gackstatter did a little research on...

Evers vetoes bill that would have cut supplemental unemployment pay

Laid-off Wisconsin workers who qualify will continue to collect $300 in added federal unemployment pay, after Gov. Tony Evers vetoed legislation Tuesday that would...

Biden tries to sell infrastructure deal in trip to La Crosse

In a trip to the swingiest congressional district in the swing state of Wisconsin, President Joe Biden detailed a bipartisan deal on infrastructure, focusing...

Paper mill revival loan winds up in showdown over pandemic relief...

For the city of Wisconsin Rapids, a shuttered paper mill is a potential lifeline to recovering some of the 900 jobs the community lost...

Biden administration extends federal eviction moratorium for one final month

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday extended a national moratorium on evictions for another month, offering what federal officials say will be a final...

Biden and bipartisan senators clinch a deal on $1.2T infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON — The White House and a bipartisan group of U.S. senators said Thursday they’ve struck a deal on the outlines of a $1.2...

Evers unveils $140M in pandemic recovery grants for tourism industry

Wisconsin tourism organizations and businesses will share in $140 million in state grants funded by federal pandemic relief money, Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday. Slightly...

Burgers from plants to be impossible in Wisconsin under bill passed...

Before the Assembly got to the meat of its agenda Tuesday, a few bills regulating what food can be called passed unanimously with very...
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