Stories tagged: "American Rescue Plan"

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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.

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Entrepreneurs and Elected Leaders Mark One Year of Help From the American Rescue Plan

Democrats hammer Sen. Johnson for consistent opposition to pandemic relief for Wisconsin small businesses and families.