Stories tagged: "Jim Paine"


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Superior to Use COVID Relief Money For Broadband, Child Care, Social Services, and More

City’s $17 million in ARPA funds would also be used to purchase electric and hybrid vehicles, and to address the environment.

Bridge rebuilding in Ashland County
Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Passed. Here’s What it Means for Wisconsin.

Measure expected to provide around $5.5 billion in transportation projects to Wisconsin and a variety of other job-creating improvements.

Cedarburg is set to receive about $1.2 million in aid from the American Rescue Plan. (Photo by Olivia Stern)
Coming to the Rescue: Pandemic Relief Aid Is Starting to Be Put to Work in Wisconsin Communities

Stimulus funds in Biden’s American Rescue Plan credited with restoring a state budget surplus and keeping more than 2 million Wisconsin families afloat.

Khayriyyah Khaaliq stands with her daughters Ashyra Khaaliq, 2, and 7th-grader Jakyra Johnson, at Henry Vilas Zoo in July shortly after the mandatory mask ordinance took effect in Dane County. (Photo @ Andy Manis)
Local Officials Scramble to Save Local Mask Ordinances as Republicans Try to Kill Evers’ Order

Republicans "stand ready" to kill the statewide order, so local officials are staying on top of it.

Local Health Directors Face Threats, Anger for Enforcing Measures to Stop COVID
Local Health Directors Face Threats for Doing Their Jobs

Incidents increasing since statewide order overturned by Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Visitors to the Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison in July are seen wearing face masks. Health experts continue to stress the need to wear face masks to stop the spread of the coronavirus. (Photo © Andy Manis)
More Local Leaders Considering Mask Laws

Local leaders increasingly looking to stop COVID surge with mandatory mask laws.