Stories tagged: "economy"


President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
Biden Plan “Attacks Inflation And Grows The Economy”

Tuesday, President Biden forcefully spelled out the alternative between his plan to fight inflation and the plan for America spelled out by his political opponents. 

Evers Grant
Based on Aid Distribution, Evers Shows Up as Among the Most Pro-Small Business Governors

Wisconsin gets a smaller portion of federal help compared to other states but is investing more of it in the state and local economies.

Becky Cooper in Bounce Milwaukee
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.

(Nataliya Vaitkevich via Pexels)
Proposal to Kill the Wisconsin’s Income Tax Would Blow a $9.3 Billion Hole in the State Budget

Already a failure in Kansas, the idea would remove a huge chunk—last year, 46%—of what the state uses for schools, roads, medical assistance, and vital services.

(Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Proposal Would Give Every Newborn Wisconsinite a Retirement Account

Bipartisan proposal, the first of its kind, aims to break cycles of poverty and improve financial literacy.

John R. Hopkins and Susan Lince are the co-owners of Artists Squared Gallery and Artists on the Byway Gallery in Washburn. (Photo submitted)
Opinion: Why Wisconsin’s Main Streets Are Booming

Government investment has helped small businesses and Wisconsin's economy thrive despite the pandemic, two business owners write.

Senate President Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield) speaks during a press conference unveiling a Republican legislative package that would make it harder to access unemployment benefits and BadgerCare. GOP lawmakers claimed the bills will help address the worker shortage. (Screenshot via WisEye)
Public Assistance Would Be Harder to Access Under GOP Bills

Despite a record-low unemployment rate, Republican lawmakers want to make it harder for unemployed and low-income people to access public assistance under the guise of addressing the worker shortage.