Wisconsin Jobs Now



One fascinating Milwaukee County Supervisor race to watch is District 18 in the county’s far northwest corner, where Wisconsin Jobs Now Executive Director Martha Collins-De La Rosa is taking on conservative first-term Supervisor Deanna Alex... Read more

News Features 6 Comments

Did you know that Wisconsin’s governor, on his or her own, can raise the minimum wage? In fact, the governor is required by law to ensure that all Wisconsinites—not just those earning a minimum wage—are paid a living wage for their work. Read more

Issue of the Week 6 Comments

I kept shaking my head throughoutFriday’s gubernatorial debate. Scott Walker simply has no clueabout what it’s really like to work for a living.Why is our economy so sluggish?It’s not a jobs problem. It’s a“work” problem, according to .. Read more

Happening Now 13 Comments

Seeking to change the conversation from one driven by high-stakes testing and privatization, a group of educators, parents and their allies came together last Thursday to learn more about community schools, an increasingly popular education... Read more

News Features 1 Comments

Milwaukee’s music community lost one of its most endearing personalities Friday, April 29, when Geoff Worman—musician, artist, record/toy store proprietor, fisherman, television viewer and herbal enthusiast—passed away after a brief bout Read more

Local Music 8 Comments