Stories tagged: "american jobs plan"


The rolling hills of Buffalo County. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Op-Ed: Rural Communities Need Support to Keep Wisconsin Strong

Kriss Marion, a small-business owner and Lafayette County supervisor, writes in support of rural communities.

President Joe Biden in La Crosse
Biden Highlights Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal’s Potential Benefits in La Crosse Trip

The president highlighted local transit efforts and PFAS issues as he took his plan to the public.

Andrew Graettinger
Wisconsin Researchers Proving the Dairy State Has Some Green-Energy Tricks up Its Sleeve

From faster car chargers to smaller wind turbines, “the way we look at this utility is going to totally change, and it’s going to happen” at UW-Milwaukee and elsewhere.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks at a drive-in election night event at the Chase Center in the early morning hours of November 04, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Republican Politicians Fighting Biden’s Plan, but Republican Voters in WI Like Some of ‘Em

Poll: GOP voters give overwhelming approval to fixing roads, lead pipes, child care affordability, paid family and medical leave.

Julian Thomas Elementary School in Racine, built in the 1850s as Garfield School, will receive updates as part of the $1 billion referendum district voters passed in spring 2020. (Photo via Julian Thomas Elementary/Facebook)
Are Schools Infrastructure? Ask the Wisconsin Students and Educators Using Buildings Dating Back Over 100 Years.

Biden infrastructure plan meant to help districts where local voters may or may not approve critically needed repairs and staff to build a new generation of graduates.

Vice President Kamala Harris tours clean energy laboratories with Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee during a visit to promote President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion jobs and infrastructure plan, in Milwaukee, Tuesday, May 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
In Milwaukee, Harris Touts Biden’s Proposed Investments in Research and Development

Tucked in Biden’s proposal: Billions of dollars for R&D done in Wisconsin labs and elsewhere to keep the US competitive amid a changing landscape.

wind turbines in middleton wisconsin
Biden’s Climate Policy Could Help Offset Wisconsin GOP’s Anti-Environment Actions

The Trump administration and GOP control of the Legislature have hampered funding of initiatives to reduce pollution.