Stories tagged: "Biden administration"


Milwaukee, Madison, & Minneapolis By Train: What We Know, What We Don’t, & What’s Next

Could an old form of transportation be the key to new growth? Answers to all your questions about what it will take to expand Amtrak in Wisconsin.

From Wisconsin to the White House: How a Badger State Dairy Got Its Cheese Served at Biden’s First State Dinner

Like Wisconsin, cheese is an integral part of French culture, so the White House knew which state to call upon when hosting the French president for dinner.

A light dusting of snow is seen on and around the state Capitol in Madison as the Wisconsin Legislature begins its new session on Jan. 4, 2021. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
Republicans May Have a Majority in the Legislature, but Democrats Have a Record of Getting Things Done 

GOP lawmakers want to use the state’s $6.6 billion surplus on tax cuts for the wealthy, but Gov. Tony Evers and Biden’s targeted investments saved the economy during the pandemic and are opening new opportunities in the future.

The Best Of: Wisconsin Health & Wellness in 2022

To borrow a line from Disney's Frozen, "for the first time in forever" every moment of 2022 was not defined by COVID. Instead, a large chunk of the year's health headlines was devoted to the overturning of reproductive options and its impact on Wisconsin women. But not all headlines were bad. Here are several "good news" standouts.

The Best Moments in Wisconsin Business in 2022

As a whole, Badger State businesses bounced back sooner and stronger than the rest of the country. These stories showcase the key role strong leadership and supportive communities (aka YOU) play in helping businesses-- of every size-- succeed.

In this photo posted to Sen. Tammy Baldwin's social media accounts, the Wisconsin Democrat (right) is joined on the White House grounds on Sept. 13, 2022, by (left to right) state Rep. Lisa Subeck, Sheboygan Mayor Ryan Sorenson, Jeff Cramer of Community Access Solar, and Kerry Schumann, executive director of Wisconsin Conservation Voters. They were invited guests to a celebration hosted by President Joe Biden to mark the implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act.
Wisconsin Conservation Leader: Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Bypass Republican Barriers to Climate Action

Thousands gathered on the White House lawn to celebrate the new law that also addresses healthcare costs and tax fairness.

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)
Poll: Nearly 2 Out of 3 Wisconsin Voters Support Climate Action in Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act

Closing tax loopholes to produce more renewable energy and put fewer pollutants in the atmosphere enjoys support from 68% of independents and 41% of Republicans.