Stories tagged: "biden infrastructure"


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.
New Poll Finds Biden Agenda Has Strong Bipartisan Support in Wisconsin

Poll shows strong bipartisan support for taxing the super-rich to pay for new programs, expanded benefits—even if Biden himself doesn’t enjoy the same level of enthusiasm.

Democratic Senate candidates
Democratic Senate Candidates Take Aim at Ron Johnson, Talk Policies

Six Democrats try to break through the crowded US Senate candidate field to face Ron Johnson in 2022.

Cedar Falls Dam in Dunn County. (Photo via Getty Images)
Dams Are Forgotten Infrastructure—Until They Fail

Eight in Wisconsin failed in 2018. Works Progress Administration-era structures are susceptible to more extreme weather as a nation debates what to invest in itself.

Rural Broadband Will Need Federal Help. Here’s What Trump Has Done and What Biden Proposes.
Evers Adds $100 Million in Federal Funds to Expand Broadband in Wisconsin

Stimulus funding could join another $200 million from the state if the Legislature approves governor’s budget request for high-speed internet.

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.

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.

Bridge rebuilding in Ashland County
Almost 1,000 Wisconsin Bridges Are In Dire Need of Repairs. A Federal Infrastructure Bill Could Help.

Available funding has lagged the cost for repairs and replacements, leaving a huge need unmet.