Stories tagged: "COVID-19 Relief Bill"

Emily Shields
Biden’s COVID-19 Relief Puts Money Into the Pockets of Wisconsinites Who Need It

This approach, which includes a “revolutionary” expansion of the child tax credit, is likely to boost the economy more effectively than Trump’s coronavirus response signed one year ago, economists say.

The state Capitol in Madison is reflected off the windows of an office building across the street. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Wisconsin Republicans Reintroduce and Pass Controversial COVID-19 Provisions

Several provisions that killed the Legislature’s first proposed COVID-19 package this year now passed as individual bills.

Ashley Deetz at empty bar
Wisconsin Bars and Restaurants First Shut Down One Year Ago. Here’s How They’re Holding Up.

Recent relief measures help, but more aid is needed to recover from a terrible year.

Johnson, Kind
Learning From Past Mistakes, Dems Taking Nothing for Granted on Support for COVID Relief

With broad support for direct checks, business relief and Medicaid expansion, groups backing the Biden plan slam Republicans who opposed it.

US Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Green Bay), locked down in his Washington, DC office during the insurrection of Jan. 6, 2021, tells former President Trump that he directly needs to "call off" the violent protesters. (Image via the Associated Press)
Green Bay Gets Big Help From the COVID Bill. Their Congressman Says He Hates It.

City of Green Bay is getting $25 million in recession relief, but Gallagher calls a financial boost for essential workers a “bonus for bureaucrats.”

President Joe Biden signs the American Rescue Plan on March 11, 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)
90% of Wisconsinites Are Likely to Get Direct Aid Through the American Rescue Plan

Legislation signed Thursday includes stimulus checks affecting 5.5 million in the state and a broad range of other types of pandemic relief.