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Wisconsin childcare crisis
Wisconsin Is In a Childcare Crisis. The Pandemic Hasn’t Helped.

With high costs and low profits, families, providers, and the economy as a whole need the system to change.

Emily Shields
Biden’s COVID-19 Relief Puts Money Into the Pockets of Wisconsinites Who Need It

This approach, which includes a “revolutionary” expansion of the child tax credit, is likely to boost the economy more effectively than Trump’s coronavirus response signed one year ago, economists say.

An artist rendering of the late Patrick Alexander and his wife, Irene "GG" Alexander. (Photo provided by Lorene Gomez)
GG’s House, Part 2: Her Life Is One of Giving. It’s That Bond Keeping Them Together Amid Tragedy.

“When it comes to my family, my friends, and mostly anybody that knows me, if there is something I can do for you, I will do it. No ifs, ands, or buts.”

Illustrated kids' guide to holidays in the pandemic.
This Year Is Different: A Kids’ Guide to the Holidays

If you're having trouble helping your children understand why the holidays are a little different because of the coronavirus, read this with them.

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Wisconsin Reaches 200,000 Coronavirus Infections

OSHA fines meatpacking plant for outbreak. UW poll shows a wider Biden lead in Wisconsin.

Nikki Hays, left, who lives at the Reality Unlimited group home in Eau Claire, talks Thursday with group home owner Audrey Nelson. (Photo by Julian Emerson).
Evers Task Force Calls for Higher Wages for Workers Who Care for Children and Elderly

Findings echo what Vice President Joe Biden is proposing on national level.

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How Biden Plans to Help Parents Find Affordable Child Care That Fits Their Needs

By the time her son was born in 2017, “$1,000 a month only got my son half day care” at a good childcare provider, one mom said.