Twenty-three million people are starving in Afghanistan, according to Zaher Wahab, Professor Emeritus at Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education. Because of massive corruption and cronyism during the U. […]
The Truth Behind the So-Called Labor Shortage
“No one wants to work anymore.” This is a common refrain from business owners around the country as the economy opens back up. Conservative commentators claim that unemployment insurance is […]
What’s the true impact of enhanced federal unemployment aid? A l...
While the debate over enhanced federal unemployment aid in Wisconsin has been settled for now, the broader, national discussion on the issue continues. At least 26 states have cut their […]
You can’t always get what you want: special legislative session ends...
Today the state assembly convened in a session outside their normal floor schedule to attempt to stop federal unemployment aid. The GOP-led chamber met in what’s called an “extraordinary session” […]
Governor Evers announces plans to tackle worker shortage
Governor Tony Evers is allocating a total of $130 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid to address Wisconsin’s worker shortage. That money will be divided between three separate initiatives. A […]
Evers signs unemployment revamp bill
WORT 89.9FM Madison · Evers signs first step at unemployment overhaul Today, Governor Evers signed into law a bipartisan overhaul of Wisconsin’s unemployment system. But, the bill comes after nearly […]
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