Stories tagged: "President Joe Biden"


The Best Of: Wisconsin Health & Wellness in 2022

To borrow a line from Disney's Frozen, "for the first time in forever" every moment of 2022 was not defined by COVID. Instead, a large chunk of the year's health headlines was devoted to the overturning of reproductive options and its impact on Wisconsin women. But not all headlines were bad. Here are several "good news" standouts.

The Best Moments in Wisconsin Business in 2022

As a whole, Badger State businesses bounced back sooner and stronger than the rest of the country. These stories showcase the key role strong leadership and supportive communities (aka YOU) play in helping businesses-- of every size-- succeed.

President Joe Biden meets with Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin, in the Oval Office of the White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Biden, Democrats Secured More Than 20,000 Wisconsin Pensions Last Year as Republicans Voted No

A plan that stabilized and saved the pensions of millions of Americans passed with no support from Wisconsin Republicans.

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.

This rendering from a We Energies presentation on the proposed liquid natural gas facility posted to the town of Ixonia’s website shows a rendering of what the location will look like once construction is completed. (We Energies)
State Approves Construction of $370 Million Natural Gas Facility Despite Local, Climate Objections

The potential new natural gas plant planned near Ixonia and Whitewater comes as the climate crisis grows more urgent every day.

Kelly Fouts for BBB story
Family Sees Hope for In-Home Healthcare Worker Shortage in Biden Package Being Negotiated in Congress

Legislation would increase federal funding for the kind of in-home nursing and personal care workers now in short supply and desperately in need. 

The Sheboygan wastewater treatment plant is seen in this May 2018 photo posted on the city's Facebook page.
Sheboygan’s Nearly Century-Old Sewer to Get Big Overhaul With American Rescue Plan Funds

Cities across Wisconsin using pandemic relief in many ways. This one will prevent a big sewer bill hike and reduce the need to raise water bills.