Stories tagged: "Infrastructure"


Julian Thomas Elementary School in Racine, built in the 1850s as Garfield School, will receive updates as part of the $1 billion referendum district voters passed in spring 2020. (Photo via Julian Thomas Elementary/Facebook)
Are Schools Infrastructure? Ask the Wisconsin Students and Educators Using Buildings Dating Back Over 100 Years.

Biden infrastructure plan meant to help districts where local voters may or may not approve critically needed repairs and staff to build a new generation of graduates.

How Do You Work When the Wi-Fi Doesn’t?

COLLINSVILLE-Parts of Virginia like Henry County struggle with infrastructure needs, like a lack of accessible broadband. What's the solution?

Left: A sewer line under construction along St. Paul Avenue in Milwaukee in 1920. Right: Victor Berger, co-founder of the Socialist Party of America, editor of the Milwaukee Leader, and the first Socialist elected to Congress. Lower: Construction of a Milwaukee sewer line in 1932. (Photos courtesy: Wisconsin Historical Society and Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman.)
Infrastructure Is Good Politics—Just Ask Milwaukee’s Sewer Socialists of 1904

Voters have a history of rewarding public officials who pay attention to long-neglected public needs.

Whitmer at the 2019 Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference | Image via Flickr
Michigan Gov. Whitmer Is Done Waiting for Republicans. Here’s Her ‘Plan B.’

In her second year, the Democrat promised to fix the state’s roads, protect the Affordable Care Act, and fight to enshrine protections for people with pre-existing conditions into state law.

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Want Safer Roads, Faster Trains, and 10 Million New Jobs? So Do House Democrats.

A new proposal introduced Wednesday addresses the country's aging infrastructure while prioritizing clean energy.