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‘I got nothing left’: Wisconsin’s jobless pushed to brink as ideas swirl for mending torn safety net

By Bram Sable-Smith  WPR/Wisconsin Watch Brandon Cacek filed for unemployment insurance in mid-March last year after losing his substitute teaching job due to the pandemic. He’s still waiting for that crucial aid 11 months later.  “I keep leaving out hope that I’m going to get some kind of assistance through this,” said Cacek, 40, a […]