Stories tagged: "COVID"


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Ron Johnson, Who is Not a Doctor, Says He’s Waging a ‘Guerrilla War’ Against Medical Experts on COVID

Republican senator blasts “woke doctors” and expresses openness to a conspiracy theory about the COVID vaccine and AIDS.

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Education Advocates Warn of a ‘Very Well-Coordinated Disinformation Campaign’ Against Public Schools

Conservative opposition to science-based COVID safeguards then extended to teaching more accurate history lessons. The culture war-based campaigns distract from years of underfunding and undermining local control.

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)
Progressives Leaders Mark Two Years of Pandemic Relief Despite Ongoing GOP Obstruction

With more work to be done, Republicans are criticized for already shutting down the Legislature for the rest of 2022.

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Look Back: Two Years Ago, Wisconsin Bars Are Shut Down on St. Pat’s Day as COVID Spreads

Health officials warned an already-impatient nation that the pandemic’s impact would last months rather than weeks. If only.

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Entrepreneurs and Elected Leaders Mark One Year of Help From the American Rescue Plan

Democrats hammer Sen. Johnson for consistent opposition to pandemic relief for Wisconsin small businesses and families.

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Wisconsin Passes 12,000 COVID Deaths

Milestone reached as the Omicron surge subsides.

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UW System Will Drop Mask Requirements by Spring Break

The decision comes as Wisconsin's latest COVID wave rapidly subsides.