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Less money for groceries: Extra FoodShare benefits are expiring soon

Written by LOPPW | 01/25/2023

Less money for groceries: Extra FoodShare benefits are expiring soon By Michelle Baik Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 6:26 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 6:36 PM CST MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Food pantries are expecting to feel ripple effects as an expiration date looms for the hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites getting FoodShare benefits. Starting March 1, FoodShare (or […]

ELECTIONS ‘The most important election nobody’s ever heard of’

Written by LOPPW | 01/25/2023

Wisconsin Supreme Court ‘The most important election nobody’s ever heard of’ POLITICO A spring state Supreme Court race in Wisconsin has serious implications for abortion policy, voting rights and more in the perennial battleground. Protesters gather outside the state Capitol building in Madison, Wis., Friday, June 24, 2022. | Harm Venhuizen/AP Photo By ZACH MONTELLARO and MEGAN MESSERLY […]

COP27 Reaches Breakthrough Agreement on New “Loss and Damage” Fund for Vulnerable Countries

Written by LOPPW | 12/07/2022

COP27 Reaches Breakthrough Agreement on New “Loss and Damage” Fund for Vulnerable Countries 20 November 2022 UN Climate Press Release Share the article Credit: Kiara Worth UN Climate Change News, 20 November 2022 – The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 closed today with a breakthrough agreement to provide “loss and damage” funding for vulnerable countries […]

After DACA Rulings, Immigrants and Faith Leaders Gather to Demand Pathways to Citizenship

Written by LOPPW | 11/11/2022

After DACA Rulings, Immigrants and Faith Leaders Gather to Demand Pathways to Citizenship DACA / TPSPRESS RELEASES After DACA Rulings, Immigrants and Faith Leaders Gather to Demand Pathways to Citizenship by Ellie Hutchison Cervantes|Published October 28, 2022 Washington, DC – Yesterday, directly-impacted immigrants, faith leaders, and advocates hosted a virtual event titled “Faith Voices Call: Citizenship for All!” to discuss […]

Gov. Evers, Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy Release State’s First-Ever Clean Energy Plan

Written by LOPPW | 05/05/2022

Gov. Evers, Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy Release State’s First-Ever Clean Energy Plan   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2022 Contact: GovPress@wisconsin.gov  Evers Administration plan outlines strategies to lower energy bills for families, reduce reliance on out-of-state energy sources, invest in job and apprenticeship training, create more than 40,000 jobs by 2030 MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today, […]

Wausau Finds Dangerous Chemicals in All City Water Wells

Written by LOPPW | 02/09/2022

Wausau Finds Dangerous Chemicals in All City Water Wells from Up North News  JONATHON SADOWSKI   JT CESTKOWSKI Originally PublishedFEBRUARY 9, 2022 4:28 PM CST Communities across Wisconsin have discovered high levels of PFAS contamination in their water supplies. (Photo by Julian Emerson) Wausau is just the latest Wisconsin city to detect elevated levels of PFAS in […]

Working families face the abrupt end of the Child Tax Credit expansion

Written by LOPPW | 02/09/2022

Working families face the abrupt end of the Child Tax Credit expansion from Bread for the World By Todd Post Build Back Better, the administration’s groundbreaking human infrastructure bill, is stalled in the Senate. All Republican senators and at least one Democratic senator oppose the legislation in its current form. One issue cited as a […]

COP26 closes with ‘compromise’ deal on climate, but it’s not enough, says UN chief

Written by LOPPW | 11/14/2021

COP26 closes with ‘compromise’ deal on climate, but it’s not enough, says UN chief   UN News Global perspective Human stories COP26 closes with ‘compromise’ deal on climate, but it’s not enough, says UN chief UN News/Laura Quiñones Negotiators marking the closing of the United Nations climate summit, COP26, which opened in Glasgow, Scotland, on […]

Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Passed. Here’s What it Means for Wisconsin.

Written by LOPPW | 11/14/2021

Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Passed. Here’s What it Means for Wisconsin.  Wisconsin.  CARA SPOTO   JULIAN EMERSON Originally Published NOVEMBER 8, 2021 4:04 PM CST Construction crews work to rebuild a bridge along Wisconsin Highway 13 damaged during a 2016 flood that washed out roads and bridges in parts of northern Wisconsin. The state could receive funding for […]

The COP26 summit to fight climate change is about to start. Here’s what to expect

Written by LOPPW | 10/31/2021

The COP26 summit to fight climate change is about to start. Here’s what to expect Artists paint a mural on a wall near Scottish Events Centre (SEC) in Glasgow, which will host the U.N. climate summit starting Sunday. Getty Images The COP26 summit to fight climate change is about to start. Here’s what to expect […]