The U.S. Department of Agriculture began planning this month to develop outdoor recreation opportunities near national forests and grasslands, part of a broader Biden administration push to help communities reap economic rewards from the growing recreation sector.
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The Inflation Reduction Act Will Create Climate Jobs for Wisconsin Workers | Opinion
From utility-scale solar projects that will replace aging infrastructure to plans for the manufacturing of the needed component parts here, progress is now a question of “when?’”and “how?” instead of ”‘if?”
Biden Administration Announces $50 Billion Strategy for Domestic Microchip Production
On Sept. 6, the Department of Commerce announced a $50 billion plan focused on boosting U.S.-based manufacturing of semiconductor microchips entitled the CHIPS for America program.
Wisconsinites Stand to Benefit From Student Debt Relief Despite Calls From Critics
Student loan debt has been a financial crisis for millions of Americans throughout the past decade with public college still becoming more unaffordable due to many years of funding cuts despite the state’s recent investments.
The Inflation Reduction Act’s Impact on Climate Change
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was recently passed by Congress and is now expected to be signed by President Joe Biden. The bill, a key part of the President’s agenda, allots the largest federal clean energy investment in U.S. history.
Biden Takes Action to Protect Abortion Rights But is it Enough?
On July 8th, Biden signed an executive order with the goal of protecting access to reproductive health care services.
Relief on the Way for Families Impacted by Formula Shortage
Last week the Biden administration’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that a closed Abbott baby formula factory in Sturgis, Michigan would reopen soon.
Wisconsin School Districts Keeping a Close Eye on 2.4 Billion in Pandemic Funds
Wisconsin school districts have until September 2024 to spend almost 2.4 billion in federal pandemic funds. So where has the money gone since receiving the funds?
Price-Gouging Prevention Bill Heads to Senate Despite Opposition￼
Gas prices continue to surge upwards throughout the country with most rates between $4 per gallon and $5 per gallon – and even $6 per gallon in some areas.
Wisconsin Libraries Receive $3 Million in Funding from American Rescue Plan
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) announced $3 million in grants to 10 public libraries and 15 library systems in the state.