Economy

Looking Back on 2020: How COVID Crushed Wisconsin’s Economy

Despite those qualifying for federal and state funds to stay afloat, revenue is down and layoffs common.

4 weeks ago

Every Wisconsin Republican in Congress Voted Against the COVID Relief Bill

For the second time in 2020, every GOP member from the state opposed bipartisan help for farmers, renters, homeowners, small…

1 month ago

Congress Has Approved Another COVID Relief Bill. Here’s What That Means for Wisconsin.

Renters, farmers, and rural residents should get a boost from the long-awaited second federal COVID relief package.

1 month ago

One Wisconsin Woman on Why Absent Legislators Have to ‘Put Themselves in My Shoes’

Roughly 42,000 Wisconsinites waiting on unemployment checks, as legislative committee holds hearing on why.

1 month ago

Giannis Is Staying With the Bucks. Workers and Businesses Are Thrilled.

“This is the best news of 2020,” says a service workers union head.

1 month ago

WI Treasury Alum: Janet Yellen Is Good for Workers, Consumers, Interest Rates, Tariffs

Eau Claire native Chris Van Es says she and other Obama-era figures are also “crisis tested” and ready to help…

2 months ago

Evers Sends Wisconsin Movie Theaters $10 Million Lifeline

The list of recipients includes small, independently owned theaters and chains such as Milwaukee-based Marcus Theaters, which was awarded over…

2 months ago

You’re About to Get a Tax Break Thanks to All That Pandemic Online Shopping

Out-of-state retailers paid more in Wisconsin taxes that will go toward targeted tax relief.

3 months ago