Stories tagged: "coronavirus relief"


Republican state Assembly representatives speak without protective face masks during floor debate on a bill related to COVID-19 on Jan. 7Republican state Assembly representatives speak without protective face masks during floor debate on a bill related to COVID-19 on Jan. 7Republican state Assembly representatives speak without protective face masks during floor debate on a bill related to COVID-19 on Jan. 7Republican state Assembly representatives speak without protective face masks during floor debate on a bill related to COVID-19 on Jan. 7Republican state Assembly representatives speak without protective face masks during floor debate on a bill related to COVID-19 on Jan. 7
Legislative Republicans Not Only Defend Toxic Workplaces, They’ve Created One

After months of inaction, the GOP’s return has spread disingenuousness, misinformation, and likely a dangerous virus.

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)
On Legislature’s Opening Day, Evers and Democrats Ask GOP to ‘Get to Work’ on COVID Relief

Governor wants immediate action on a compromise bill while Democratic lawmakers want a proposal that goes even further.

Congressional leadership including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, on Capitol Hill, July 29, 2020, in Washington. (Brendan Smialowski/Pool via AP)
Congress Has Approved Another COVID Relief Bill. Here’s What That Means for Wisconsin.

Renters, farmers, and rural residents should get a boost from the long-awaited second federal COVID relief package.

Gov. Tony Evers calls for unity and working together during a streamed address Nov. 10. (Screenshot)
Evers Asks For Federal Aid, Vaccine Priority Because State Republicans Won’t Help

“The federal government’s gotta step to the plate,” Evers says.

For the second day straight, Wisconsin sees record number of COVID-19 cases. (Shutterstock image)
Baldwin Bill Helps People Find Health Coverage They Lost During Pandemic

Proposal could help 6 million Americans. Biden wants to beef up Affordable Care Act. Trump COVID health plan not keeping promises.

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Another 19,000 Join Unemployed as State’s Total Reaches 840,000

A payment backlog still persists and the $600 boost has expired.

Baldwin Slams GOP For Dragging Feet on Latest COVID Relief Bill
Baldwin Slams GOP for Dragging Feet on Latest COVID Relief Bill

Senator says a coronavirus vaccine will go first to those on a ‘priority list.’