Stories tagged: "US Census Bureau"


The parents of Lennon, left, and Abram Stanley say their family is benefiting from the child tax credit expansion. (Photo courtesy of the Stanley family)
Wisconsin Families Seeing Benefits Two Months Into Child Tax Credit Expansion

The expanded credit, which lasts through December, is benefitting an estimated 90% of Wisconsin children.

(Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
How New Census Data Changes the Fight Over Gerrymandering in Wisconsin

Group files lawsuit seeking to ensure Wisconsin’s gerrymandered maps of the past decade aren’t used as the base for new lines.

Joint Finance Committee co-chair Sen. Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green), left, answers a question on the Republicans' tax cut proposal at a press conference on June 17 with Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu (R-Oostburg), center, and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester), right. (Screenshot via WisconsinEye)
GOP Budget Includes School Spending Increase, Tax Cuts—but There Are a Few Big Catches

GOP lawmakers say they’ve increased funding for schools and cut taxes for the middle class. It's true on paper, but leaves out some key context.

(Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Maps Are Supposed to be Redrawn This Year. Republicans Want to Delay the Process, Upholding Their Gerrymander.

Census tampering by former President Trump is delaying results and delaying plans to put fair maps in front of voters for the next decade.

Wisconsin childcare crisis
This Wisconsin Woman Left Her Job to Care for Her Kids During the Pandemic. She’s Not Alone.

More than 2 million American women have left the workforce since the start of the pandemic, a reflection of the country’s ongoing childcare crisis.

Former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump. (Graphic via Tania Lili for COURIER)
What It Means for Wisconsin: Trump vs. Biden on Immigration

Immigrants contribute billions to the state economy each year, and immigrant-owned businesses employ more than 55,000 Wisconsinites.