Stories tagged: "jobs"

FILE - Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2023. The Democratic president and Republican congressional leader have each tried to assure the public in recent weeks that they don't want the government of the world's largest economy to default. But President Joe Biden has resisted McCarthy's calls for negotiations, while McCarthy is pushing a plan that can't pass the Democratic-majority Senate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
What Happens if America Defaults on Its Debt?

If the country defaults on its debt, millions of people would lose their jobs, retirement accounts would be decimated, Social Security payments could be delayed, Medicare and Medicaid benefits could be affected, and military members could see paychecks delayed.

The Twitter Takeover: Here’s What’s Unfolded Since Elon Musk Became CEO

And the Twitter confusion over paid and actual verified accounts continues.

How Wisconsin Could Use The $70 Million It’ll Receive From the Big Ten Starting in 2023

Thanks to a new billion-dollar media deal with Fox, CBS, and NBC, the Big Ten will be sending an even bigger annual check Wisconsin's way beginning next year.

FILE - Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers speaks during an event at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Sept. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Evers Focus On Workforce Development Leads To Surge In Registered Apprentices

Democratic Governor Tony Evers has announced that more than 15,000 Wisconsin residents are taking part in registered apprenticeships – more than at any time since 2001. The program allows apprentices to earn wages for their time worked in combination with classroom learning and on-the-job training in more than 200 career pathways. More than 2,500 Wisconsin...

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mandela Barnes, right, speaks with co-owner Jessica Jones as he toured the Giant Jones Brewery on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Madison, Wis. Barnes made the stop the day after launching his Senate campaign. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
Mandela Barnes Calls Out Ron Johnson Over Oshkosh Defense’s Outsourcing of Jobs 

Sen. Ron Johnson, who helped ram through a 2017 tax cut that benefited large corporations and his own billionaire donors, downplayed the impact of Oshkosh Defense's decision to outsource jobs.

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Companies and Executives Sent Jobs Out of Wisconsin—and Sent Money to Ron Johnson

Executives and companies that have outsourced Wisconsin jobs have contributed more than $77,000 to Johnson, an outspoken supporter of overseas manufacturing that’s “dirt cheap.”

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Regret or Refresh? For Many Wisconsin Workers, the ‘Great Resignation’ Turned into a ‘Time Out.’

The pandemic pushed many people to return to their old jobs with renewed optimism.