August 21st, 2023 | 15 mins 59 secs
discrimination, education, false choice, lgbtq+, news, schools, vouchers, wisconsin, wisconsin watch
Many taxpayer-funded ‘choice’ schools in Wisconsin have anti-LGBTQ+ policies, often justified by Christian beliefs. And there’s little the state can do about it.
August 21st, 2023 | 20 mins 2 secs
infrastructure, news, news414 / noticias414, public transit, transportation, wisconsin, wisconsin department of transportation, wisconsin watch
Milwaukeeans discuss potholes, noise pollution and public transit shortcomings as the Wisconsin Department of Transportation advances a $1.2 billion project to widen the I-94 East-West Freeway corridor.
February 8th, 2023 | 24 mins 35 secs
bitcoin, crypto, crypto currency, crypto mining, economy, jobs, news, rural wisconsin, wisconsin, wisconsin watch
An energy intensive Bitcoin mining operation in Park Falls can’t replace a once vibrant paper mill, but it has created new conflicts and a cautionary tale
From ‘dream’ property to nightmare: Some Wisconsinites pay the price for pollution they didn’t cause
February 8th, 2023 | 30 mins 3 secs
asbestos, contamination, dnr, news, pollution, wisconsin, wisconsin watch
State lacks financial and legislative support to help so-called innocent buyers
February 8th, 2023 | 16 mins 31 secs
josh kaul, law enforcement, mental health, mental health resources, news, tony evers, wisconsin, wisconsin watch
Wisconsin should regionalize mental health crisis services, experts say. A legislative stalemate has stalled funding.
January 3rd, 2023 | 10 mins 47 secs
2022 elections, news, voter turnout, voting, wisconsin, wisconsin elections, wisconsin watch
Evers beats Michels for Wisconsin governor; Johnson defeats Barnes in U.S. Senate race
January 3rd, 2023 | 17 mins 17 secs
ballot, election, election integrity, news, vote, wisconsin, wisconsin watch
Voters spend just a few minutes to cast their votes, but their ballots will live much longer — and their paths before and after Election Day are carefully documented.
‘When it’s rigid, it breaks’: How federal rules and market dominance fueled Wisconsin’s baby formula shortage
August 3rd, 2022 | 15 mins 39 secs
baby formula, children, infants, market, shortage, wisconsin, wisconsin watch, women
The Women, Infants, and Children program funds about half of U.S. formula purchases. Wisconsin contracts only with Abbott Nutrition, whose recall and plant shutdown jolted the market.
August 3rd, 2022 | 20 mins 56 secs
chronic, long-term effects, lyme disease, news, symptoms, wisconsin, wisconsin watch
Sufferers say they go down ‘rabbit holes’ to diagnose a condition that many doctors say does not exist.
August 3rd, 2022 | 8 mins 36 secs
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Life-threatening conditions can develop or be exacerbated during pregnancy — and childbirth itself is high risk for some patients, they say.