The state Legislature's top Republicans both say they support a temporary repeal of Wisconsin's one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits as part of the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wisconsin voters overwhelmingly support closing schools and businesses to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, according to the latest poll by the Marquette University Law School. And their support for Gov. Tony Evers has never been higher.
For many, memories of the 2008 Great Recession are still fresh on the mind. As the coronavirus continues to spread and bring much of the economy to a standstill, concerns about the U.S. falling into yet another painful recession are high.
A researcher on the effects on the human brain of meditation and other mindfulness practices says that thinking about social distancing as an act of kindness can help people deal with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Staff at one northern Wisconsin school held parades Tuesday to show students they are missed. While such acts may seem harmless, health experts are reinforcing that social distancing is necessary to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.