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The University of Wisconsin Gets Creative to Recruit, Train, and Retain the Next Generation of Teachers

Long before the current nationwide shortage, universities had already reported a 35% drop in education majors from 2008-2018.

President Joe Biden signs the Democrats' landmark climate change and health care bill in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, as from left, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., watch. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Five Ways Democrats Have Helped Wisconsin Under Biden’s Leadership

From the American Rescue Plan to the Inflation Reduction Act and everything in between, the Biden administration and Democratic leaders in Congress have passed an impressive array of bills that aim to improve America’s economy and infrastructure, invest in physical and mental health care, and combat climate change.

Things You’ll Only Find at the Wisconsin State Fair

From the incredible to the inedible– The food and fun that set the Badger State’s fair apart from the rest. It’s marketed as the “Best 11 Days of Summer” for a reason: The Wisconsin State Fair has a rich history of bringing together people, animals, music, carnival rides, show booths, and some of the weirdest...

Graphic by Shana Ford and Desiree Tapia, Photograph courtesy of Rev. Katey Zeh
A Pro-Choice Pastor on Why Fighting for Abortion Rights Is Central to Her Faith

A majority of Americans who follow a religious tradition support abortion being legal. Rev. Katy Zeh shares her faith journey from an evangelical upbringing to CEO of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice.

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The Infant Formula Crisis That Wisconsin’s Congressional Republicans Voted Against Addressing Is Getting Worse

Legislative Democrats plan frequent reminders of GOP opposition, while President Biden organized relief flights and Gov. Evers acted to avoid price gouging.

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Military Plane Carrying 78,000 Pounds of Baby Formula Arrives in US Under Biden’s ‘Operation Fly Formula’

The first of many shipments comes after a Michigan factory shut down due to contamination—and days after Wisconsin Republicans voted against measures to prevent the crisis from repeating.

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Wisconsin Republicans Vote Against Preventing Future Baby Formula Dangers. Tiffany and Johnson: Blame Immigrants.

It’s not clear what critics of baby formula being delivered to detention centers think should happen to immigrant babies.