In a letter Action 2 News obtained, International Brotherhood Boilermakers President Newton B. Jones criticized Local 696 members saying the holdout is endangering a contract with the U.S. Navy and “it has the potential to negatively impact other work opportunities.”
Many of us have spent the past few weeks, or even months, shopping for Christmas gifts. In fact, when people in our area buy from out-of-state retailers, Wisconsin still gets the benefits of state sales tax.
Action 2 News obtained data from DHS showing the number of assisted living facilities in Wisconsin that have closed in recent years. From January 1 of 2021 until the end of September, 156 assisted living facilities closed with 125 of them being adult family homes.
The owner of The UPS Store in Fitchburg, Melissa Ross, says they’ve seen a 17% increase in customers shipping items early compared to last year and because of supply chain issues, she recommends others follow suit.
About 108 million people plan to be shopping either in-store or online today, according to the National Retail Federation. Whether they are filling up aisles or their shopping carts at home, retailers were prepared to be busy and customers were ready to save.
Last week, President Joe Biden signed the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. Tucked into that legislation was $17 billion for road safety programs and a mandate for automakers to prevent drunk driving.