Stories tagged: "Robert Kraig"

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.

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How Sanders Dropping Out Changes the Battle for Wisconsin

Robert Kraig, a member of Bernie Sanders’ 2016 platform committee, talks about what Joe Biden will need to do to win over Wisconsin progressives.

Paid Sick Leave Would Help Prevent Spread of Coronavirus
GOP’s 2011 Sick Leave Ban Has Outbreak Consequences

Legislature banned cities from requiring employers to offer paid sick leave, even if voters approved.