In 2020, mostly due to the pandemic, Green Bay saw more people who lack housing gathering in St. John’s Park in the heart of downtown, generating more than 100 police calls from April to October, including disturbances, public drug use and sexual assaults.
Amendments to the bill would bar governments from accepting payment at charging stations or selling electricity not purchased from the local utility.
USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin spoke to urban sociologists, housing experts, lifelong dairy producers, community organizers, teachers and others to learn more about the reasons behind northeast Wisconsin’s diversity boom.
The region’s Hispanic, Black, Asian and Indigenous communities boomed over the past decade.
The U.S. remains an outlier in failing to guarantee paid family leave. Efforts in Congress and the Wisconsin Legislature have stalled.
The African American Breastfeeding Network sets flexible working hours and accommodates child care needs, helping staff serve new moms.
What do you consider the job of the future? What is your dream job? Are you satisfied with your quality of life? In a collaboration convened by Indian Country Today, Wisconsin Watch is reporting on economic issues in tribal communities, and we want to hear from you.
The fierce competition for talent in Wisconsin won’t end soon, and employers across industries must adapt to survive the statewide worker shortage, experts said.
Wisconsin’s Great Lakes communities expect to spend $245 million in five years to protect shorelines as a climate ‘tug of war’ drives extreme shifts in water levels. Wisconsin Watch reporter Mario Koran explains the impact this has on lakeshore communities in this multimedia slideshow.
Wisconsin sees a surge in barriers to slow lakefront erosion. But such structures are temporary and may harm downstream beaches.
Wisconsin is the only state where third-party solar ownership has been blocked, advocates say. Legal uncertainty has prevented property owners from using the financing model.
Wisconsin’s Great Lakes communities expect to spend $245 million in five years to protect shorelines as a climate ‘tug of war’ drives extreme shifts in water levels.