Stories tagged: "Tom Barrett"


Milwaukee Bucks fan favorite Bobby Portis hoists the Bucks' championship trophy over his head during the team's championship parade in downtown Milwaukee. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
‘They Are the Unifiers’: Bucks Bring Wisconsin Together for Championship Parade

People from all over the state visited Milwaukee to celebrate the Bucks’ NBA Finals victory.

Milwaukee Will Give Hazard Pay to All Frontline City Employees
‘Unprecedented Opportunity’: Milwaukee Outlines Initial Plans for American Rescue Plan Money

City puts lead abatement, affordable housing, and workforce readiness at the forefront of pandemic recovery efforts.

Local, state, and federal officials attend a groundbreaking for a new all-electric bus rapid transit line in Milwaukee. The new nine-mile service will reduce carbon emissions, but it is also intended to fight racial disparities by connecting people in disadvantaged communities to jobs, schools, and health care between Milwaukee's lakefront and Wauwatosa. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Milwaukee Aims to Fight Disparities, Reduce Emissions With All-Electric Bus Line

Milwaukee’s new bus rapid transit line will use all-electric buses and provide quicker access to work, education, and health care for disadvantaged city residents.

Cedarburg is set to receive about $1.2 million in aid from the American Rescue Plan. (Photo by Olivia Stern)
Coming to the Rescue: Pandemic Relief Aid Is Starting to Be Put to Work in Wisconsin Communities

Stimulus funds in Biden’s American Rescue Plan credited with restoring a state budget surplus and keeping more than 2 million Wisconsin families afloat.

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Grassroots Vaccine Efforts Are Growing In Wisconsin

Mass messaging is out and trusted spaces are in to overcome widespread vaccine hesitancy. Here's what different communities are doing to fight it.

vaccine sign outside Milwaukee mill road library
Library Clinics? Door-to-Door Vaccines? Milwaukee Is Getting Creative To Get Shots In Arms

With vaccinations dropping, Milwaukee is figuring out how to overcome hesitancy and get shots to people right in their own neighborhoods.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) in full-body personal protective equipment during the April 7 election. Vos' chief of staff is among half a dozen Capitol staffers to test positive for COVID-19. (Photo via Robin Vos' Office)
Wisconsin Republicans Kept Quiet About COVID-19 Among Lawmakers and Staff. Now There’s an Outbreak.

Report: Coronavirus cases follow a series of in-person events, including a retirement party.