Don’t Be Alarmed By Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause, Wisconsin Health Officials Say
“We’re very hopeful that this will be a fairly short pause,” Department of Health Services deputy secretary says.
A nurse fills a syringe with a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson-owned Janssen Pharmaceuticals. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
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Wisconsin’s Roads Need TLC and Lots Of Money. Biden’s Infrastructure Proposal Could Be a Lifeline.

Biden’s American Jobs Plan, which sets aside $621 billion for transportation, would be a shot in the arm, but long-term needs remain at the state level.

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DPI Finds ‘Severe, Pervasive, and Persistent’ Racism in Burlington Schools

A school district is put on notice, years after a mother first started fighting racism in the community.

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Another Fight Over Local Control: This One May Sink a Bill Decriminalizing Pot

Introduced in three legislative sessions, parties now disagreeing on a change that would remove local control over penalties.

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes speaks during a virtual listening session focused on small businesses' economic recovery from the pandemic. (Screenshot)
‘No Time to Waste’: Barnes Urges GOP To Pass Budget, Help Small Businesses

Wisconsin has “a tremendous opportunity” to help small business recovery and growth, a brewery and restaurant owner says.

State Supreme Court Rejects Right-Wing Legal Group’s Effort to Deregister 70,000 Voters

Two conservative justices join liberals in striking down the attempted deregistration of tens of thousands of voters.

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Here’s Why Republicans Are Introducing Bills All Over the US for Things Nobody in Wisconsin Is Asking For

Legislators work on cookie-cutter proposals sent out by right wing groups because gerrymandering means they don’t need to get bill ideas from their constituents.

People who received vaccinations at UW-Eau Claire’s Zorn Arena, a Federal Emergency Management Agency vaccination site that opened Thursday, sit in a waiting area to make sure they don’t have reactions to the vaccine. The site is one of three FEMA vaccination locations in Wisconsin. (Photo courtesy UW-Eau Claire)
Numbers Game: State Hits 2 Million Vaccinated, but Daily New COVID Cases Are Surging Again

It’s a race between vials and viruses as highly contagious strains infect young adults and more clinics are being opened.

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Pandemic Life Overseas: Wisconsin Woman Recounts Past Year in Spain

Visits using technology helped maintain connections with family and friends during difficult times.