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"Wisconsin is currently leading the nation in response rate, we're at just over 44 percent compared to the national [response rate] at about 36 percent," Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes said during a recent Newsmakers panel discussion on the U.S. Census. Lt. Gov. Barnes is a member of the…

"I think the real challenge is having families able to connect to the technologies," Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor said, "and where school districts are in terms of providing technology for each one of their students, and that's bringing ou…

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Jenna Sanders talks about the changing business of coffee amid the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 in front of 392 Caffé, a coffee shop owned by Sanders and husband Jay at 502 W. 3rd St. in downtown Davenport, Iowa Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

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Jenna Sanders talks about the changing business of coffee amid the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 in front of 392 Caffé, a coffee shop owned by Sanders and husband Jay at 502 W. 3rd St. in downtown Davenport, Iowa Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

"In Wisconsin, the maximum you can receive benefits at this point is 26 weeks," Department of Workforce Development Secretary Caleb Frostman said during a recent Newsmakers interview. "Unless there is legislative action that changes that number...I don't see that changing, and we'll have to …