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For the second day straight, Wisconsin sees record number of COVID-19 cases. (Shutterstock image)
Baldwin Bill Helps People Find Health Coverage They Lost During Pandemic

Proposal could help 6 million Americans. Biden wants to beef up Affordable Care Act. Trump COVID health plan not keeping promises.

Teachers with underlying health conditions express concerns over being forced back to teach in their classrooms.  (Shutterstock image)
State Health Officials Warn COVID-19 Outbreaks Will Happen on School, College Campuses

Chances increased due to high level of community spread in the state.

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COVID-19 Tracing Getting Harder in Wisconsin Because People Lie About Their Contacts

Lack of information and the growing volume of cases make it more challenging to contain coronavirus.

Republicans Don’t Have Enough Votes to Overturn Mask Mandate, GOP Lawmaker Says
Republicans Don’t Have Enough Votes to Overturn Mask Mandate, GOP Lawmaker Says

Rep. Neylon admits “this is not about masks, per se.”

Conservative Firm Files Suit to Overturn Mask Mandate, Restrict Governor’s Powers
Local Officials Scramble to Save Local Mask Ordinances as Republicans Try to Kill Evers’ Order

Republicans "stand ready" to kill the statewide order, so local officials are staying on top of it.

Crowded school hallway.
‘It Added No Value’: State Superintendents Slam GOP Letter as an Effort to Shift Blame

Dozens of Republican legislators who control the bulk of public school funding lean on schools to open up despite COVID concerns.

No Masks, No Distancing: People Keep Gathering Outside and It's Causing COVID Outbreaks
No Masks, No Distancing: People Keep Gathering Outside and It’s Causing COVID Outbreaks

People may be wrongfully assuming outdoor activity carries no risk of spread, experts say.