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‘Completely out of Touch’: Ron Johnson’s Threats to Social Security and Medicare Put Wisconsin Seniors in Jeopardy

Johnson, who's up for reelection in November, believes Social Security and Medicare should not be guaranteed—as they currently are—and should instead be negotiated by Congress every single year, which means politicians could cut funding for these programs or eliminate them altogether.

Now Showing: $3 Films This Weekend, with the Hope of More Viewers ‘Coming Soon’ to Wisconsin Theaters

To celebrate National Cinema Day, many movie chains are offering $3 deals in more than 3,000 theaters and on 30,000 screens!

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., speaks at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing on Feb. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Ron Johnson Thinks a GOP Plan for Tax Increases and the Potential End of Medicare and Social Security Is a ‘Positive Thing’

Republicans push for a "fair share" of taxes from low-income workers while defending a tax break that paid off handsomely for billionaire donors.

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Wis. State Treasurer Has a Big Plan to Make Saving for Retirement Easier

Most people say they’re not putting away enough money but would if they had access to an automatic plan at work.

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Racine Just Opened Wisconsin’s First Center for Free Financial Guidance

Low- and moderate-income residents are eligible for multiple one-on-one sessions aimed at reducing debt and building wealth.

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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.

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Billionaires, Trump Officials Receive PPP Loans While Many Small Businesses Are Left Out

PPP beneficiaries included billionaires, Trump administration officials, members of Congress, political donors, and wealthy financial institutions.