Economy


U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin. (Photo provided)
How Baldwin Is Fighting for Another Round of COVID Relief Funds

County-level officials in Wisconsin say drop in revenue leaves funds dwindling to handle COVID-related needs.

Economy Has Shown Signs of Recovery, But ‘It’s Not Like We Are Killing It’ In Wisconsin
Economy Has Shown Signs of Recovery, But ‘It’s Not Like We Are Killing It’ In Wisconsin

CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. cautions that full economic recovery from the pandemic is still uncertain.

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Trump’s Failure to Reopen Safely Could Hurt Him on the Last Issue Voters Trust Him With: The Economy

There’s reason to believe Trump’s numbers on the economy may dip, however.

Volunteer Lana Dyreson hands out food to customers at the the Barneveld Community Café in Barneveld. The owners of the restaurant eliminated prices on the menu so those struggling with unemployment and unable to make ends meet can still get a warm meal. (Photo © Andy Manis)
This Wisconsin Cafe Has One Price on Its Menu: $0

Owners switched business model to help address food insecurity, earn enough to stay open during COVID-19 pandemic.

Hospitality workers wait in line in a basement garage to apply for unemployment benefits
May Was Better Than April, But Wisconsin’s Budget Is Hemorrhaging

Unemployment ran 1,099% above same period in 2019

COVID-19 Just Took Out This Historic Wisconsin Rapids Paper Mill
COVID-19 Just Took Out This Historic Wisconsin Rapids Paper Mill

State’s $18 billion paper industry takes a hit, as new mill owner cites ‘unprecedented market decline’ due to COVID-19.

Burlington, Wisconsin
Evers Is Launching a 12-Member Commission on Helping Rural Communities. Here’s Who’s on It.

Farmers and small town economies were already in crisis, and then came a pandemic