More than 28,000 Wisconsinites have had their student debt discharged or have been identified for debt relief due to the Biden administration's reforms of the student loan debt system.
The proposed rule would require utility companies to locate and dig up roughly 341,000 lead pipes statewide within 10 years to ensure clean drinking water for Wisconsinites and to protect children’s health.
In Wisconsin, $5.6 billion in funding has been announced, with over 300 specific infrastructure projects identified for funding. Nearly $4 billion will go to transit upgrades, and over $350 million for clean water and water infrastructure.
Trump’s plans and rhetoric suggest a second term would represent one of the darkest chapters of American life—one that looks increasingly likely as polls show Trump in a toss-up race with President Joe Biden.
The “extremist” group Moms for Liberty backed more than 130 candidates during this election cycle, but an overwhelming majority lost their races as parents pushed back on the organization’s far-right agenda for public education.
These wins indicate that reproductive rights remain a potent issue for voters heading into the 2024 presidential election.
The UW Madison Board Of Regents will use a nearly $200,000 grant to provide technical assistance to start-up cooperatives, as well as established cooperatives, in the areas of food systems, forestry, manufacturing, child care, and veterinary services.
In Sept. 2020, the median home sale price in Wisconsin was $230,100. As of Sept. 2023, that figure had risen to $297,400, a nearly 30% increase, according to Redfin. Average monthly costs for 1- and 3-bedroom rentals in Wisconsin have also jumped by as much as 25% since 2021.
Before being elected to Congress, Mike Johnson tried to shut down an abortion clinic in Louisiana. After Roe v. Wade was overturned, Johnson called it a “historic and joyful” day and later expressed support for nationwide abortion ban. Now, he’s the new Speaker of the House.
The Wisconsin Biohealth Tech Hub aims to position the state as a global leader in personalized medicine, and will be led by BioForward Wisconsin, a nonprofit whose goal is to grow the state’s biohealth companies.