Are You in the Next Vaccine Priority Group? Here’s the New List.
Department of Health Services finalizes recommendations from a volunteer committee of medical experts.
People wait in their cars for a COVID-19 test at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison on November 24, 2020.
The interior of the Wisconsin state Capitol dome in Madison. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Wisconsin Republicans Offer Lots of COVID-19 Bills, but None Provide Actual Relief

Proposals would end face mask safeguards, micromanage vaccine distribution, and leave unchecked the coronavirus spread affecting prison inmates and guards.

Andrea Palm, the former secretary-designee for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, discusses the coronavirus shortly after Gov. Tony Evers declares a public emergency on March 12, 2020. 
Palm has been picked by President Joe Biden to be the deputy secretary of his Health and Human Services administration. (Photo © Andy Manis)
OP-ED: We Need Andrea Palm and Xavier Becerra in Biden’s Health and Human Services

Milwaukee Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa urges Congress to approve Becerra to be Health and Human Services secretary.

President Joe Biden speaks to the media after receiving a briefing from the transition COVID-19 advisory board on Nov. 9 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Biden spoke about how his administration would respond to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Biden Throws a Lifeline to Thousands of Wisconsinites

First actions include moves to block evictions and freeze student loan payments.

Masks on a table
Wisconsin GOP Unleashes Newest Assault on Safeguards as US Sees 4,000 COVID-19 Deaths Per Day

Despite a continued decline in coronavirus infections here, the resolution would kill face mask requirements.

Immortalized in this statue in Milwaukee, baseball legend Hank Aaron played with the Milwaukee Braves from 1954-1965, the relocated Atlanta Braves until 1974, and the Milwaukee Brewers in 1975 and 1976. After a stint in the Negro League, Aaron's first minor league experience came with the Braves' Eau Claire squad in 1952. Aaron broke Babe Ruth's home run record in 1974. Aaron died Friday at the age of 86. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Hank Aaron Spent a Summer Up North in 1952. He Credited It for Building His Confidence.

Legendary slugger who played in Eau Claire prior to Milwaukee and Atlanta died Friday at 86.

A police officer draws a gun
Debate on Cops Drawing Guns, Banning Chokeholds Reveals Serious Divides on Racial Disparities Task Force

The task force’s work continues, even as it appears to be falling behind schedule.

Dana Hanson, assistant operations manager at Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire, preparing to administer COVID-19 vaccine
Next Vaccination Group Includes 65+, Educators, Prisoners, Food Service Workers

Committee’s recommendations still need DHS approval. Some groups will be at an employer’s discretion.