Lumber prices have tripled in a year as demand for building supplies remains high, but builders fear the prices will hit a point where consumers will not be able to sustain. Builders had hoped the prices would have subsided by spring, but the reality is the opposite.
The leaders of the University of Wisconsin System’s two largest schools aren’t embracing President Joe Biden’s plans to forgive student debt. UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone and UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank said during a virtual luncheon Thursday they have questions about the proposal.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services will begin using VaccineFinder to help people more easily locate available vaccine providers who are open to the public. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched the VaccineFinder tool in March to help people find COVID-19 vaccine in their area.
Passed by Wisconsin voters during the 2020 spring election, Marsy’s Law is a state constitutional amendment giving crime victims’ rights including the right to privacy, restitution and timely notice of court hearings of if the accused has escaped.
U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) have reintroduced the Medicare at 50 Act to give people between the ages of 50 and 64 years old the option of buying into Medicare.
A new audit shows the performance of Wisconsin’s economic development agency is improving but still lacking. The Legislative Audit Bureau released its biennial review of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation on Wednesday.
Increasing case counts in Chippewa Co., as well as trends showing increased virus activity, has resulted in the designation of the county being at severe risk for COVID-19 spread after over two months at high risk.