August 30th, 2023 | 13 mins 8 secs
amazon, home depot, milwaukee tool, news, walmart, wisconsin, wisconsin watch
Walmart is no longer selling Milwaukee Tool-branded gloves on its online marketplace — responding to allegations that a subcontractor for the Brookfield, Wisconsin-based tool company relied on forced Chinese prison labor to manufacture certain models of gloves.
August 28th, 2023 | 16 mins 18 secs
insurance, medicaid, news, statehouse, voting, wisconsin, wisconsin watch
A group funded by deep-pocketed GOP donors is pushing to make it harder to vote and to receive unemployment insurance and Medicaid
August 25th, 2023 | 8 mins 16 secs
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Gov. Tony Evers signs a budget that excludes his plan to help staff-strapped local governments track and apply for federal infrastructure dollars.
August 23rd, 2023 | 16 mins 53 secs
confined animal feeding operations (cafos), mississippi river basin ag & water desk, news, wisconsin, wisconsin watch
A proposed pig CAFO spurred five northwest Wisconsin towns to regulate big farms. After one rescinded its ordinance, others wonder if they’ll face lawsuits.
August 23rd, 2023 | 9 mins 26 secs
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Arid conditions are expected to persist in eastern Iowa and Missouri, Illinois and Wisconsin. River barges are affected, too.
Wisconsin law still refers to husband and wife, a reminder to LGBTQ+ families that their rights are at risk
August 23rd, 2023 | 19 mins 23 secs
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The courts and Evers administration have stepped in, but bipartisan efforts to make state law neutral to reflect status of same-sex couples have stalled
August 23rd, 2023 | 15 mins 51 secs
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Many teenagers dying from the drug aren’t addicted, says one mother who lost her son to fentanyl. ‘They’re taking pills to make themselves feel better.’
August 23rd, 2023 | 16 mins 13 secs
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Milwaukee County parents spend more of their income on child care than most Americans. Gov. Tony Evers wants to intervene as Wisconsin providers face a fiscal cliff.
August 23rd, 2023 | 15 mins 1 sec
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A dearth of affordable housing and the cost and availability of child care remain barriers to opportunity for many working families in the northeast region
August 21st, 2023 | 21 mins 56 secs
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Wisconsin lets public schools reject applications of students with disabilities who seek transfers across district lines — a form of exclusion courts have upheld.