Stories tagged: "biden infrastructure"


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.

Biden Labor Day Milwaukee
The 2022 Fall Campaign Is Officially Underway, with a Presidential Visit Reaffirming Wisconsin’s Status

Speaking at Laborfest, President Biden tells a Milwaukee crowd not to let America fall prey to “MAGA Republicans, the extreme right, and Trumpies.”

Biden Laborfest
Wisconsin Union Leader Sees Biden’s Labor Day Visit to Milwaukee as Part of the Bridge Being Built to Future Jobs

Laborers’ union president started at the bottom, worked his way up, and sees that opportunity for many more as Biden’s infrastructure bill brings jobs and investment to the state.

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How Little Boulder Junction Went Big on Bringing Broadband to Town

A local effort to overhaul a small town’s internet shows how government and the private sector can work together to get things done.

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White House Official Talks Up the Many Benefits Coming to Wisconsin from Biden’s Infrastructure Law

Billions of dollars allocated for infrastructure projects in Wisconsin will create jobs to help roads, bridges, ports, airports, rail, broadband, and lead pipe removal.

President Joe Biden speaks at an event on lowering the cost of high-speed internet in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, May 9, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
1.5 Million Wisconsinites Eligible for Free or Low-Cost Internet Under New Biden Program

At least 20 internet service providers to offer high-speed plans for no more than $30 a month under a deal forged by the new infrastructure law.

Biden at Blatnik Bridge
Biden Makes Superior a Centerpiece of His State of the Union Follow-Up Message

Visits the Blatnik Bridge, a prime example of aging infrastructure likely to have repairs accelerated from a bipartisan deal reached with Congress.