Stories tagged: "American Rescue Plan"


The interior of the first floor of the Haymarket Landing building in downtown Eau Claire sits empty. Foxconn Technology Group announced plans in summer 2018 to locate 150 jobs at the Haymarket building and a former Wells Fargo bark site. Nearly two years later, Foxconn has backed out of buying the bank building and has done no work on the Haymarket building. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Evers’ Main Street Approach to Pandemic Relief Is a Welcome Change After Foxconn and Trump

Home run hitters make a lot more outs than the small-ball specialists who string a bunch of singles and doubles into a higher score.

This screen grab from the website shows the main web page for the HealthCare.gov. (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services via AP, File)
Wisconsin Republicans willing to let health insurance premiums skyrocket

As Democrats are pushing to extend the credits, Republicans are once again opposing legislative action that would make healthcare more affordable.

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Republican Tax Plan Would Raise Taxes on Most Wisconsin Small Businesses, According to Analysis

The Biden administration estimates 52% of small business owners in the state would face a tax hike under Sen. Rick Scott’s plan, with the typical business paying an extra $700 per year in taxes.

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Based on Aid Distribution, Evers Shows Up as Among the Most Pro-Small Business Governors

Wisconsin gets a smaller portion of federal help compared to other states but is investing more of it in the state and local economies.

Gov. Tony Evers at the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee. (Photo by Melina Mara - Pool/Getty Images)
While Governor Evers Takes Action to Make Wisconsin Safer, Republicans are All Talk

Governor Tony Evers announces new investments to make Wisconsin safer. Meanwhile Republican candidates for governor offer complaints instead of plans.

Gov. Tony Evers delivers the 2022 State of the State address. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Evers Launches New Homeowner Assistance Program for Wisconsinites 

Eligible households can get up to $40,000 in financial assistance. To qualify for the program, you must be a homeowner, have suffered financial hardship because of the pandemic, and have a household income at or below 100% of your county median.

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Amidst All the Noise, a Health Care Presidency Is Quietly Reinforcing the Middle Class

Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites have more secure, affordable health insurance coverage as Trump’s attacks are replaced by Biden’s initiatives.