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Unlike other vaccines like for chickenpox or HPV, of which there is an abundance, the supplies of COVID-19 vaccines remain incredibly scarce. That’s why only select groups of people are able to get vaccinated right now.
Even if more clean-energy jobs are coming in the next four years and beyond, “I don’t know if that’s a lot of solace to the men and women who lost their jobs this week that there might be a potential future job,” U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil said during a Friday morning press conference in Racine County. “A future job doesn’t pay the mortgage. It doesn’t pay the rent. It doesn’t cover the grocery bill.”
U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Wis., calls on President Joe Biden to "reconsider" stalling the Keystone XL pipeline Friday at a Yorkville job site.
“I think we’re doing the best we can,” Gov. Tony Evers said Thursday of the state's vaccination efforts, drawing criticism from the Wisconsin GOP. Wisconsin's vaccine rollout, although gaining speed, ranks among the slowest in the nation.
Wisconsin is receiving around 70,000 doses of vaccines per week from the federal government at the moment. And that number isn't expected to grow until mid-February, according to DHS. That means Wisconsin's vaccination rate, which is still speeding up, likely won't expand greatly for at least another month.
Within hours of Joe Biden entering the White House, he quickly signed executive orders that not only signaled how different his priorities are to Donald Trump's, but also crossed Wisconsin’s Republican delegation.
550 Wisconsin National Guard troops were on the ground in D.C. to support Wednesday's inauguration. It was the first time since the Civil War the Wisconsin National Guard was deployed to D.C. for something "besides for ceremonial purposes."
For Spc. Shane Kieslich, a native of Union Grove who is currently studying international business at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, it was his first time in D.C. since he was in seventh grade.
As of Tuesday, at least 5,839 people in Racine County have received at least one dose of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, according to data from the Department of Health Services.
Here are the simplest ways to get tested for COVID-19 around Racine County, in your home or in each of our neighboring counties: Walworth, Milwaukee, Waukesha and Kenosha.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been about half-a-million transactions combined at the two Piggly Wiggly grocery stores run by Ralph Malicki. That’s at least 500,000 potential coronavirus exposures for Malicki's staff. So now, Malicki and his employees are wondering, why aren't they being vaccinated next?
Democrats are calling for several Wisconsin Republican lawmakers to be removed from the Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections after they co-signed a letter earlier this month that unsuccessfully sought to convince Vice President Mike Pence to stall the certification of Joe Biden's election win.
The Jan. 5 letter was signed by 15 Wisconsin GOP legislators, including four who sit on the Committee on Campaigns and Elections.
Another 106 conservative representatives and senators from other states also signed the letter, as did Chuck Wichgers, a Muskego representative whose district includes Waterford and who defended his seat in the Nov. 3 election that he wanted to be investigated.