Economy


Audit Showed Unemployment Claims Backlog Six Years Ago. GOP Did Little to Fix It.
GOP Did Little to Fix Backlog Six Years Ago

GOP-led Committee to hold 11 a.m. hearing on system failures, say DEMS to blame.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., wears a face mask to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus as he walks to the Senate chamber after meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
If You Get Unemployment Benefits, You Need to Read This

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the GOP will not extend the added $600 weekly benefit when it expires at the end of July.

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Family Discovers $1 Million of Postal Office Cash in the Middle of the Road

A Caroline County family stumbled upon almost a million dollars in cash while taking an afternoon drive last weekend. Emily Schantz was driving when she hit a bag on Broad Street. They thought it was trash and put it and a similar bag they found about 15 feet away in their pick-up truck to dispose...

Coronavirus Has Been A Boon For Small Wisconsin Meat Producers. But Will It Last?
Coronavirus Has Been A Boon For Small Wisconsin Meat Producers. But Will It Last?

As meat giants like Tyson, JBS, and Smithfield warn of dire meat shortages for big-box stores, local Wisconsin farmers are enjoying the demand.

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The Democrats Have a New $3 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill. Here’s What’s In It.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there’s no “urgency” to pass another bill and that Republicans are “assessing what we’ve done already.”

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States With GOP Govs May See Big Death Spike

The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting harder in counties where President Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 general election.

How WI Small Businesses Are Getting Back To Work After Evers' Green Light
Small Businesses Getting Back To Work After Evers’ Green Light

Evers loosened restrictions Monday, allowing small shops, boutiques to reopen.