Stories tagged: "wisconsin economy"


Supreme Court Hands Evers Another Defeat
‘That’s Just Bulls**t’: Evers Gets Frank, Defends His Record, and Predicts the Outcome of Wisconsin’s Midterms

Appearing on the popular “Pod Save America” podcast Tuesday, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers held nothing back as he discussed the 1849 abortion ban, a booming work force, funding schools, and why Tim Michels is simply trying to "out-MAGA" other Republicans.

Now Showing: $3 Films This Weekend, with the Hope of More Viewers ‘Coming Soon’ to Wisconsin Theaters

To celebrate National Cinema Day, many movie chains are offering $3 deals in more than 3,000 theaters and on 30,000 screens!

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Wisconsin Has Faced a Teacher Shortage for Years. Some Schools Are Finally Reaching Their Tipping Point.

It’s 8 a.m. on a Tuesday morning, two weeks before the start of a new school year. Rich Appel is stressed. Usually, the Horicon Superintendent would be busy overseeing meetings and chatting with his crop of new teachers. Instead, he’s still scrambling to find them. Appel’s not alone. From big districts like Madison (27,000 enrolled...

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Apprenticeship, Job and Skills Training At Heart Of Evers Investment In Rural Wisconsin

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers recently announced a new round of investments in rural communities across 10 counties that will bolster apprenticeship, job, and skills training. The more than $6.6 million in grants mark the second round of Workforce Innovation Grants announced by the Democratic Governor who has made advanced manufacturing a central priority during his...

Sheila Desjarlais and Tony Evers
The Evers Administration Prioritized Small Businesses in its COVID Response. Those Efforts Are Paying Off.

“I am as purple as you can get. I am not red. I am not blue, I could care less what party you are, your actions speak louder than words,” said Melissa Martinez, director of the Washburn Chamber of Commerce.

608 Day
Deals and Discounts Help Celebrate ‘608 Day’

From Dane to Rock, southern Wisconsin businesses are offering discounts this Wednesday

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Based on Aid Distribution, Evers Shows Up as Among the Most Pro-Small Business Governors

Wisconsin gets a smaller portion of federal help compared to other states but is investing more of it in the state and local economies.