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Apr 11, 2022 In The News

(WGTD)---A Racine woman who changed careers in the middle of the pandemic after losing her food service job spoke at a congressional hearing held at UW-Parkside Monday afternoon.

The House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth has been traveling the country as it explores education-related paths that lead to the American dream.

Apr 11, 2022 In The News

SOMERS — The message from higher-education leaders to Congress: Invest in infrastructure. Invest in education. Cut red tape.

In a rare hearing outside of Washington D.C., the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth held a hearing in the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Student Center on Monday afternoon.

Apr 8, 2022 In The News

The underlying issue with economic development in Indigenous communities, as noted by Democratic Rep. Gwen Moore is having true tribal sovereignty.

The Wisconsin congressional representative presided over the informal roundtable, “Economic Empowerment for Native Communities: Harnessing Innovation and Self Governance to Unlock Economic Potential,” Thursday morning.

Apr 7, 2022 In The News

Welcome to our weekly DC Wrap, where we write about Wisconsin’s congressional delegation.


This week’s news


— U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee, is set to chair a Select Committee Economic roundtable with Native American leaders from Wisconsin and elsewhere around the country.

Apr 7, 2022 In The News

A bipartisan pair of Wisconsin congressional representatives led an informational hearing on Thursday devoted to improving economic opportunities for Native American communities, which have faced historic barriers to growth throughout the state and across the country.

Apr 5, 2022 In The News

MADISON - A congressional panel will visit Milwaukee neighborhoods next week as part of a regional tour of southeastern Wisconsin to seek input on housing and education issues.

Apr 4, 2022 In The News

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Mar 22, 2022 In The News

Republicans drilled down on inflation talking points as Democrats sought to address historic racial discrimination in the housing market and identify policies that could spar economic opportunity for disenfranchised communities. 

Mar 22, 2022 In The News

WASHINGTON, D. C. -- As the cost of buying and renting homes skyrockets faster than worker salaries increase, state and federal governments need to expand efforts like the Low Income Housing Tax Credit to increase the nation’s affordable housing supply, the head of a Cleveland non-profit housing development group told a congressional committee on Tuesday.

Feb 16, 2022 In The News

Bulldozing “Racist Infrastructure.”