Stories tagged: "Paycheck Protection Program"


Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) listens as Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers delivers the governor's State of the State speech at the state Capitol Jan. 22, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Republicans Wrongly Take Credit for $4.4 Billion Surplus. They Could Actually Cost the State Nearly $4 Billion.

Democrats mock GOP for trying to take credit for billions in surplus while simultaneously trying to strip away policies that led to the extra money.

Jon Seybold and Ron Kind speak
Wisconsin Restaurant Owners Hungry for More Pandemic Aid

Demand for federal funding far outpaces dollars available for eateries because so much business was lost during the pandemic.

Wisconsin childcare crisis
Wisconsin Is In a Childcare Crisis. The Pandemic Hasn’t Helped.

With high costs and low profits, families, providers, and the economy as a whole need the system to change.

Chef David Heide gives a lay of the land at the future home of Little John's Kitchen, a pay-what-you-can restaurant for people at all income levels where he’ll also train and help veterans and provide basic food preparation for nonprofits and meat processing for struggling farmers. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
The Pandemic Hasn’t Stopped These Hard-Hit Restaurants From Giving Back

“It just really helps us to feel like we’re still a part of the community, even when we’re closed down.”

Image of Justice via public domain. Images of Chao and Kushner via Shutterstock
Billionaires, Trump Officials Receive PPP Loans While Many Small Businesses Are Left Out

PPP beneficiaries included billionaires, Trump administration officials, members of Congress, political donors, and wealthy financial institutions.

Federal Paycheck Protection Program Proving Problematic
Federal Paycheck Protection Program Proving Problematic

State Treasurer proposes redefining small businesses as those with 20 or fewer employees.

Megan Glassbrenner unpacks boxes from a recent estate sale. She plans to sell the items at The Attic Home Consignments & Estate Sales store in Eau Claire that she owns with her husband, John. John said he was relieved to receive paycheck protection funding totaling $8,500 on Friday to help keep their Eau Claire business financially viable. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Small Businesses And Farmers Are Getting Crippled By The High Demand For Aid

Many have yet to receive $1,200 federal stimulus check, others competing for dwindling pot of Small Business loan, Paycheck Protection Program funding