From the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
We found 3 episodes of Wisconsin Watch with the tag “pandemic”.
Pandemic support fading for 1 in 12 Wisconsinites who were food insecure
January 13th, 2023 | 13 mins 59 secs
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Some pandemic-related changes could transform FoodShare and other solutions to hunger — if the policies survive expiration dates and the state’s political divide
Federal food aid in Wisconsin has evolved, but users still face decades-old barriers
September 13th, 2022 | 23 mins 41 secs
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The former head of Wisconsin’s FoodShare program says qualifying for and maintaining food assistance is overly cumbersome for participants
COVID-19 killed a thousand Wisconsinites in three weeks. These residents don’t see the danger.
January 26th, 2021 | 19 mins 28 secs
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Some Wisconsinites downplay the severity of COVID-19, spurning masks and vaccinations and inhibiting efforts to contain the pandemic.