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Grassroots Vaccine Efforts Are Growing In Wisconsin

Mass messaging is out and trusted spaces are in to overcome widespread vaccine hesitancy. Here's what different communities are doing to fight it.

The state Capitol in Madison is reflected off the windows of an office building across the street. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
‘Look What We’ve Missed’: Advocates Angered by Republican State Budget Cuts

The party-line vote by Republicans on the state’s budget-writing committee leaves obvious holes, some Wisconsinites say.

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GOP Congressional Candidate Testifies Against Mask-Wearing Before School Board Drops Requirement

Derrick Van Orden also hosts “Make Masks Optional” meeting, flouting health guidance.

Julian Thomas Elementary School in Racine, built in the 1850s as Garfield School, will receive updates as part of the $1 billion referendum district voters passed in spring 2020. (Photo via Julian Thomas Elementary/Facebook)
Are Schools Infrastructure? Ask the Wisconsin Students and Educators Using Buildings Dating Back Over 100 Years.

Biden infrastructure plan meant to help districts where local voters may or may not approve critically needed repairs and staff to build a new generation of graduates.

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USDA to Try Again to Get Excess Farm Supply to Families in Need of Food

Wisconsin farmers saw distribution failures in the Trump-era Farmers to Families Food Box Program.

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Biden’s Climate Policy Could Help Offset Wisconsin GOP’s Anti-Environment Actions

The Trump administration and GOP control of the Legislature have hampered funding of initiatives to reduce pollution.

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Almost 1,000 Wisconsin Bridges Are In Dire Need of Repairs. A Federal Infrastructure Bill Could Help.

Available funding has lagged the cost for repairs and replacements, leaving a huge need unmet.