Urban heat islands, made worse by climate change, can push up temperatures and bring on more air pollution in larger cities. Now, a Milwaukee project is giving public schools resources to remove a key source of the heat-trapping effect.
Salas came from a family of migrant workers and spent most of his childhood working in fields across the nation.
When Mark Hammond saw a vacant lot near the Mayfair Collection mixed-use community in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, he knew he wanted to build an apartment complex.
New polling suggests most Americans support nationwide efforts to boost renewable energy capacity under the threat of climate change, and a local government leader from Wisconsin said municipalities are doing what they can, even with some challenges in their way.
A small sailboat with a huge mission — to end the existential threat of nuclear weapons — entered Wisconsin’s waters of Lake Michigan this week, nearing the end of an 11,000 mile voyage for peace. It will dock in Sheboygan, Milwaukee and Racine for public events.
Here in Wisconsin the price of gas per gallon has increased slightly to $3.715, a 36 cent per gallon increase compared to one month ago, and the same price as one year ago.
In Wisconsin, those behind a new lawsuit said their action addresses another threat to a fair election system: partisan gerrymandering.
Here in Wisconsin, home prices increased by 6.6 percent compared to last year, with a median selling price of $306,900.
In June 2023, there were 465,906 new business applications, or those filing for an Employer Identification Number (EIN), in the United States, a 6.2 percent increase from May 2023, according to a recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan is an affable guy, a progressive Democrat with a reputation for getting along with conservative Republicans. His long-term friendship with Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is a matter of puzzlement for many of Pocan’s supporters. So it was particularly dramatic to see him rise to chastise his GOP colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee this week for behavior he described as “bigoted” and “insane.”