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The Wisconsin Restaurant Association chief says now is not the time to raise wages...

Today's Midday podcast covers Association President and CEO Kristine Hillmer speaking as a panelist on the latest WisBusiness.com virtual luncheon "Hospitality industry stirs after...

Ho-Chunk Nation casino in Beloit gets approval from Evers

Today's Midday podcast covers approval of a new Ho-Chunk casino in Beloit. Ho-Chunk Nation Vice President Karena Thundercloud said it was "almost surreal" to...

Assembly approves a series of COVID-19 related bills along party lines

Today's Midday podcast covers Assembly approved bills that would stop the state from requiring residents get vaccinated against the novel coronavirus and its mutations,...

Better data would not have changed nursing home strategy, Evers says

Today's Midday podcast covers Gov. Tony Evers saying better data on COVID-19 infections and deaths in nursing homes would not have changed precautions or...

Republican congressmen concerns with delayed nursing home COVID-19 numbers, second vaccine dose

Today's Midday podcast covers concerns from GOP congressmen over the delay in COVID-19 infection and death statistics from Wisconsin nursing homes, comparing the state's...

Wisconsin Republicans in Congress will likely continue to support Trump ideals for votes

Today's Midday podcast covers' a DC Wrap interview with UW-Milwaukee political science Prof. Mordecai Lee where he talks about the divide within the GOP...

Assembly approves bill to allow to-go cups of alcohol from bars and restaurants, sends...

Today's Midday podcast covers the Assembly's voice vote on allowing bars and restaurants to sell mixed drinks in to-go cups to be consumed off...

Spike in state background checks highlights 2020 boost in firearm interest

Today's Midday podcast covers Wisconsin in 2020 shattering the record for most firearm background checks, an indicator the year of the COVID-19 pandemic also...

Mass vaccination site in Milwaukee gets a federal boost

Today's Midday podcast covers new FEMA coordination of staffing support to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. Wisconsin has committed to providing at least 7,000 weekly...

Milwaukee teachers’ union president, Madison violence prevention plan on ‘UpFront’

Today's Midday podcast covers Milwaukee Public Schools' plan to reopen for in-person classes, teachers' union president's call for more safety measures and the City...

Superintendent candidates disagree over tying increases in school funding to in-person instruction

Today's Midday podcast covers state superintendent candidates disagreeing during a forum on tying pandemic-related school funding to opening schools for in-person classes as well...

Biden sign the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill after a House vote

Today's Midday podcast covers the American Rescue Plan Act, which President Biden just signed into law, as well as the House 220-211 vote to...

GOP lawmakers call for Green Bay mayor to resign, investigation November election

Today's Midday podcast covers Republican lawmakers' call for the Green Bay mayor to resign and an investigation into the November election because of concerns...

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Trump’s final appeal of Wisconsin election results

Today's Midday podcast covers the U.S. Supreme Court today declining, without comment, to hear former President Trump's appeal of a 7th Circuit ruling rejecting...

Agard, Stroebel debate GOP election bills on ‘UpFront’

Today's Midday podcast covers GOP legislation to change state election laws. A Republican senator says he's trying to preserve integrity in elections, while a...
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