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Local News

Gov. Tony Evers warns of possible legal action on PFAS funding

Three Democratic lawmakers on Wisconsin’s budget committee sat waiting in the state Capitol at 9:30 Tuesday morning — the start time for a special meeting called by Gov. Tony Evers to discuss the release of funds to combat PFAS and support hospitals in western Wisconsin.

WI utilities make union jobs a priority for green projects

With the help of federal aid, Wisconsin is catching up to neighboring states in accelerating clean energy construction projects and the Badger State is taking things a step further by giving union workers greater access to these job opportunities.

Wisconsin’s unemployment falls in January

According to the latest jobs report released by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, the Badger State added 5,100 nonfarm jobs and 4,700 private jobs in January 2024.