Work & the Economy

White House aims sales pitch for infrastructure plan at the states

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s 7,540 miles of highway roads in poor condition. Florida’s $100 billion in damages over the last decade from extreme weather events....

What Wisconsin small business needs now  Evers has a plan businesses...

Small business owners, workers and communities across Wisconsin support the Badger bounceback budget put forward by Governor Tony Evers. Here’s why.  First, it prioritizes Main...

Ringling Bros. Circus returning

“The Greatest Show on Earth” appears to be coming back. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s parent corporation is looking to hire a casting director...

State adds up cost of FoodShare aid lost with health emergency’s...

The state Supreme Court ruling that ended Wisconsin’s public health emergency March 31 will cost residents who depend on federal food aid more than...

Republicans take dim view of Evers’ workforce budget proposals JFC lawmakers...

Republicans who wield the majority in the state Legislature have already proclaimed they will throw out Gov. Tony Evers’ second budget, cutting and pasting...

Republicans again push their stimulus plan that Evers already vetoed Rather...

The federal government is shipping $3.2 billion in stimulus money to Wisconsin and Gov. Tony Evers and the Republican-controlled Legislature have dueling visions on...

Union vote is tied at Colectivo, setting stage for NLRB hearing

A vote on union representation at the Colectivo chain of coffee houses in Illinois and Wisconsin will require a federal hearing to resolve. Ballots were...

Report: Low enrollment in child care subsidy program points to economic...

After rising early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Wisconsin’s child care subsidy program has fallen dramatically since last summer — signaling a potential stumbling block...

DWD warns of scams that mimic unemployment insurance program Fakery on...

A spike in fraud has bedeviled Wisconsin’s unemployment compensation system — but the problem is not what it sounds like. Over the last decade, the...

Biden pairs ‘down payment’ on climate crisis with rebuilding infrastructure

The sprawling $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal President Joe Biden laid out Wednesday in Pennsylvania includes significant spending to address climate change, providing...
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