Stories tagged: "milwaukee"


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.

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Last Minute Shopper? Pick Up The Rest of Your Christmas Gifts From These Wisconsin Businesses

Instead of stressing out at the big-box stores, make some time to visit one or two of these unique local shops.

Gifts at a holiday market at Wheatfield Hill Organics. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Shopping Not Done Yet? Why Not Check Out One of These Christmas Markets

We've curated a list of 15 Christmas markets around Wisconsin for your wintertime enjoyment (and maybe some last-minute gift shopping)!

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.

Fireworks explode over Fiserv Forum after the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the NBA Finals to win the NBA Championship early Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
Bucks’ NBA Playoffs Run Brought Milwaukee $58 Million, Showing Value of Investing in Wisconsin Largest City

Hundreds of thousands of people from Milwaukee and beyond spent millions as the Bucks made their way through the NBA Playoffs.

Voting rights activist and progressive organizer Stacey Abrams speaks during a Sept. 22, 2021, appearance at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee. (Photo by JT Cestkowski)
In Milwaukee Visit, Stacey Abrams Talks the Future of Progressive Organizing

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate and voting rights activist visits Wisconsin on a speaking tour.

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, center in white shirt, says that while communities like Milwaukee are national leaders in fighting healthcare disparities, they need help from federal elected officials to fully achieve their goals. (Photo courtesy of Protect Our Care)
David Crowley: Communities Need Help to Achieve Healthcare Goals

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley writes that President Biden's Build Back Better agenda is critical to helping communities like Milwaukee expand health care to the most needy.