Stories tagged: "infrastructure"


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Clean Energy Is the Future—But to Get the Most Out of It, Wisconsin Workers Should Build the Infrastructure

Green energy requires fewer workers to operate, so it’s vital that construction for these industries be done by local workers with high quality standards.

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.

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Biden Coming to Wisconsin to Talk Jobs. Senate Dems Target Johnson for Opposing Them.

The senator opposed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and recently said he would not fight to locate new jobs in Oshkosh.

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Biden Headed to Superior to Promote Infrastructure Deal

The president has been making the rounds promoting the bill passed last year.

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks in Milwaukee about the Biden administration's lead pipe and paint remediation efforts. (Screenshot via C-SPAN)
‘Moral Imperative’: Harris Talks Lead Remediation in Milwaukee

The bipartisan infrastructure deal is expected to make a substantial impact in efforts to replace Wisconsin's 176,000 lead water lines.

Communities across Wisconsin have discovered high levels of PFAS contamination in their water supplies. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
2022: The Year Wisconsin Finally Cleans Up Its Drinking Water?

Clean water activists are ready to make 2022 the “Year of Follow-Through” on 2019's "Year of Clean Drinking Water."

This old part of a water main is among many being replaced in Eau Claire as part of an effort to get rid of water lines containing lead. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Wisconsin Has 176,000 Lead Pipes. The Infrastructure Bill Will Help Take Them Out.

The bipartisan infrastructure legislation that Biden recently signed includes $15 billion to replace lead pipes across the country.