Work & the Economy

Ambitious Biden plans win over some Trump Country voters Campaign wants...

On a recent Friday, Skylar Barr and his grandmother, Jan Hornewer, were two of a half-dozen Wisconsin residents on a Zoom call with an...

U.S. makes it easier to enroll in expanded child tax credit;...

A new federal web page will make it possible for more people to sign up for a federal child tax credit that will pay...

College athletes score a big win in the U.S. Supreme Court...

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that the National Collegiate Athletics Association cannot limit educational compensation to student athletes due to their amateur...

Vermeer exec: Infrastructure bill would be ‘transformative’

The CEO of a large Iowa manufacturing company told a national audience Thursday that a proposed federal infrastructure bill would be “transformative” in the...

Baldwin urges equity firm to halt Janesville factory shutdown

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is urging a Los Angeles private equity firm to rethink its plan to close a Janesville factory this summer, reportedly...

Court rulings strand thousands of disadvantaged restaurants already approved for federal...

Gregory León of Milwaukee is among thousands of restaurant operators who thought they would get help from the federal Small Business Administration (SBA), only...

American Jobs Plan: Making a difference for caregivers

Caregivers and health care workers are in crisis. To be real about it, that was true long before the pandemic struck. Now, more than...

Assembly Republicans vote to cut federal unemployment pay Debate and partisan...

Over two days this week, from the meeting room of the Legislature’s budget committee to the floor of the state Assembly, lawmakers of both...

Godlewski’s housing task force pivots to helping Wisconsinites access homeownership

A new program meant to help Wisconsinites buy, fix and remain in their homes was announced Wednesday. The effort is an outgrowth of State...

Construction industry to lawmakers: Pass governor’s building plan

Ahead of a vote Tuesday on Gov. Tony Evers’ capital spending budget for the next two years, a coalition of construction groups, adjacent industries...
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