Stories tagged: "Robert Kraig"


Then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at McGregor Industries in Dunmore, Pa., Thursday, July 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Op-Ed: Passing ‘Build Back Better’ Is a Test of Democracy Itself

The most sweeping reforms in 50 years are being debated in Congress, and it's up to us to push it over the finish line, writes Robert Kraig of Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

Sen. Baldwin Has A Three-Part Plan To Help Struggling Wisconsinites. Here's What's In It.
Republicans Won’t Expand BadgerCare. Baldwin Wants to Do It for Them.

Baldwin and Georgia’s two senators aim to create a “Medicaid look-alike” program that wouldn’t rely on lawmakers to accept money for Medicaid expansion.

Robin Vos, Tyler August, Jim Steineke
Wisconsin Could Expand Healthcare and Get $1.6 Billion From the Feds. GOP Says ‘No.’

Along with better health coverage statewide, Evers highlights numerous projects throughout the state that could be funded with the additional federal dollars that come with BadgerCare expansion.

Joshua Crouse and his 10-year-old daughter, Marley, sit outside their Janesville apartment at the end of July. Crouse is among thousands of Wisconsin residents struggling to pay rent each month because of the economy during the pandemic. (Photo © Andy Manis)
200,000 Wisconsin Families Are at Risk of Eviction as $600 Boost Expires

While the end of the eviction moratorium didn’t result in a huge spike in evictions, renters may not be as fortunate in the coming weeks and months.

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Concerns Over State’s Economic Fallout Grow as $600 Unemployment Boost Set to Expire

President Trump’s administration wants to cap payments at 70 percent of a worker’s pre-pandemic earnings.

Wisconsin Billionaires' Net Worth Rose 36% During Pandemic
Wisconsin Billionaires’ Net Worth Rose 36% During Pandemic

As unemployment soared and economic security reached record lows, eight Wisconsin billionaires benefited greatly.