Stories tagged: "Wisconsin"


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Wisconsin’s Roads Need TLC and Lots Of Money. Biden’s Infrastructure Proposal Could Be a Lifeline.

Biden’s American Jobs Plan, which sets aside $621 billion for transportation, would be a shot in the arm, but long-term needs remain at the state level.

A finished clean room with stacked chairs in the science room at the Mildred Avenue K-8 School building in Boston's Mattapan, which were being cleaned for the reopening of school on July 9, 2020. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Wisconsin Schools Have 69 Referenda on Ballots. Some Just Ask for Basic Funds.

From keeping programs in place to bringing sites into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, cash-starved schools are asking their communities for extra funding due to the Legislature’s restrictions.

William Cerny and his wife, JoAnne, read together, one of many activities they enjoyed doing as a couple. William was extremely fit and energetic for his age, but he died Oct. 21, 2020, at age 89, just five days after contracting COVID-19. JoAnne tested positive as well but never exhibited symptoms of the illness. (Photo courtesy of Steve Cerny)
One Year Later, COVID-19 Deaths Leave Many Holes Across Wisconsin

As coronavirus cases are down, the impact of losses from the virus continues to be felt.

Man getting a COVID-19 vaccine
Wisconsinites With These 20 Pre-Existing Conditions Are Now Eligible for the COVID Vaccine

Evers also signs law letting dentists give vaccines to protect against COVID-19 and the flu.

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Voting For The First Time? Use This Guide To Make It Easy.

The no-fuss guide to casting a ballot.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., talks about her meeting with the family of Jacob Blake during a tour of the IBEW 494 training facility Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Harris and Pence Visited Wisconsin. Harris Met Jacob Blake’s Family. Pence Didn’t Say His Name.

The Democratic vice presidential nominee made her first in-person campaign trail stop in Wisconsin, where she visited Blake's family and met with union workers to mark Labor Day.

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Trump Does Nothing Following Yet Another Mass Shooting in America

"Our hearts break for [the victims] and their loved ones. We send our condolences. We’ll be with them."