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Murphy’s Law: Will Black, Latinx and Young Voters Turn Out?
Murphy’s Law

Will Black, Latinx and Young Voters Turn Out?

Three groups are working hard -- and spending big -- to turn out these voters.

Campaign Cash: Vos Hit By Surge of Outside Spending
Campaign Cash

Vos Hit By Surge of Outside Spending

In last week outside groups spent nearly $280,000 against him. Foxconn issue in play?

Republicans Refuse to Work Across the Aisle
Evers Recall Effort Fails

Evers Recall Effort Fails

Organizer says recall fell short of 668,000 signatures required.

Gov. Evers Announces HARIBO to Begin Work on Pleasant Prairie Factory
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Efforts Expand in Wisconsin
Press Release

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Efforts Expand in Wisconsin

DHS Lead Policy Advisor Keeps the Spotlight on Eliminating Lead Dangers

False Claims Frustrate Efforts to Fight Pandemic

False Claims Frustrate Efforts to Fight Pandemic

Conspiracy theories, misinformation, attacks on health officials could make us sicker.

Appeals Court Blocks State Restaurant, Bar Rules

Appeals Court Blocks State Restaurant, Bar Rules

Court says appeal against Evers’ restrictions by Tavern League will likely succeed.

Election Officials Can’t Require Masks At Polls

Election Officials Can’t Require Masks At Polls

State Elections Commission says this would constitute a new requirement for voting.

Neal Plotkin Statement on Alberta Darling’s Comments Regarding Legislative Inactivity
Press Release

Neal Plotkin Statement on Alberta Darling’s Comments Regarding Legislative Inactivity

Darling stated, “We don’t need to come in.”

GOP Made It Harder to Vote in Wisconsin

GOP Made It Harder to Vote in Wisconsin

Especially for Black voters.

Sen. Carpenter: Prescription Drug Task Force Recommendations a Great Step Forward for Wisconsin
WILL Asks Judge to Decide on Merits in Lawsuit Challenging Gov. Evers’s Emergency Declarations
Press Release

WILL Asks Judge to Decide on Merits in Lawsuit Challenging Gov. Evers’s Emergency Declarations

Critical questions remain before the court on emergency powers

All Utilities Can’t Disconnect Service Until Spring

All Utilities Can’t Disconnect Service Until Spring

New moratorium bars shutting off water, power and heat.

WI Daily: Record 1,230 People Actively Hospitalized With COVID-19
WI Daily

Record 1,230 People Actively Hospitalized With COVID-19

Active hospitalizations grow 265% in two months.

Carpenter Statement on Legislative Republicans’ Decision to Boycott Legislative Session
Vos Makes Appointments to Racial Disparities Task Force

Vos Makes Appointments to Racial Disparities Task Force

This, after the speaker refused to hold a session on racial justice legislation.

Alternate Care Facility Admits First Patient

Alternate Care Facility Admits First Patient

As Wisconsin sets record for COVID-19 hospitalizations, overflow facility in West Allis accepts patients.

Murphy’s Law: Why Foxconn Won’t Leave Wisconsin
Murphy’s Law

Why Foxconn Won’t Leave Wisconsin

It's spent hundreds of millions and gained nothing. Why not fold up its tent and leave?

New Data Dashboard Displays Health Impact of COVID-19 by Race and Ethnicity
Press Release

New Data Dashboard Displays Health Impact of COVID-19 by Race and Ethnicity

Data shows communities of color are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19

Gov. Evers, DHS Report Highest Single-Day COVID-19 Death Count, First Patient Admitted to Alternate Care Facility at Wisconsin State Fair Park
Evers Ad Responds to Recall Effort

Evers Ad Responds to Recall Effort

Law allows target of recall to raise unlimited funds. Ad touts his handling of pandemic.

Peaceful Transfer of Power is the American Way
Data Wonk: Wisconsin Losing War Against COVID-19
Data Wonk

Wisconsin Losing War Against COVID-19

Both on the health and economic front, harder hit than most states. Why?

Appeal Challenges Evers’ Bar Restaurant Limits

Appeal Challenges Evers’ Bar Restaurant Limits

District court upheld governor’s restrictions. Lawsuit asks appeals court to overturn ruling.

WI Daily: 43% of Wisconsin’s COVID-19 Cases Have Come in Past Month
WI Daily

43% of Wisconsin’s COVID-19 Cases Have Come in Past Month

Menominee County now has worst outbreak in state, Milwaukee County falls to 12th all time.

Gov. Evers Announces Additional Tax Relief for Wisconsin Taxpayers
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces Additional Tax Relief for Wisconsin Taxpayers

Sales and use taxes from out-of-state retailers and marketplace providers results in more than $250 million in tax relief targeted toward lower and middle-income taxpayers

QAnon Spreads to Rural Wisconsin

QAnon Spreads to Rural Wisconsin

Its baseless theories about Democratic Satan worshippers creep into the state.

How to Avoid Election Misinformation

How to Avoid Election Misinformation

The best defense from rumors, hoaxes, propaganda is knowing the truth.

Evers Recall Effort Claims Enough Signatures

Evers Recall Effort Claims Enough Signatures

But organizer won’t give exact number, brags about misleading the media.

Gov. Evers Provides Update on Investments made in Public Health, Emergency Response, and Economic Stabilization
Press Release

Gov. Evers Provides Update on Investments made in Public Health, Emergency Response, and Economic Stabilization

Administration continues to prioritize Wisconsin communities in COVID-19 pandemic response

Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Winnebago County Circuit Court
Fitzgerald Leadership Turning Wisconsin Into Failed State
Judge Restores Restaurant, Bar Restrictions

Judge Restores Restaurant, Bar Restrictions

Temporary order by judge ending statewide limits is overruled by another judge.

Voters and Election Officials Push Forward

Voters and Election Officials Push Forward

“Tremendous turnout.” State-wide more than 785,000 election ballots already turned in.

Gov. Evers Releases Statement on Denial of Temporary Injunction Request for State’s Public Gathering Limits
The State of Politics: Will Evers Run for Second Term?
The State of Politics

Will Evers Run for Second Term?

He’s had no time to think about that, he says. Why his reelection won’t be easy.

Op Ed: Demand a Joint Vos and Evers Virus Plan
Op Ed

Demand a Joint Vos and Evers Virus Plan

Stop playing politics. Pass a pandemic plan with wide scale testing, rigorous tracing.

“Think I’m Doing This for My Health?”

“Think I’m Doing This for My Health?”

Trump comes to Janesville. "We win Wisconsin, we win the whole ballgame."

Waukesha County Exec Has COVID-19

Waukesha County Exec Has COVID-19

Paul Farrow tested positive, has mild symptoms. He opposed Evers' mask mandate.

Trump Can’t Distract from his Failed COVID-19 Response in Wisconsin
Mask Mandate Targeted by Another Conservative Lawsuit

Mask Mandate Targeted by Another Conservative Lawsuit

New lawsuit filed this week by Heartland Institute board member.

Fitzgerald Statement on Evers’ Misleading Political Ad
Op Ed: Who Will Care For You?
Op Ed

Who Will Care For You?

The state’s caregiver workforce faces a crisis of low wages and high turnover.

Celebrate Wisconsin’s Working Forests During Forest Products Week
Enough is enough: The time has come for all-virtual schooling
Governor Tony Evers presents the 2020 Governor’s Service Awards
Op Ed: Coal Must Go
Op Ed

Coal Must Go

The Governor’s Climate Task Force must stand up to utility executives.

Gov. Evers, PSC, WEDC Announce Six Communities Selected for Broadband Connectors Pilot Program
Data Wonk: How Republicans Screwed Themselves
Data Wonk

How Republicans Screwed Themselves

Opposition to mask mandate by GOP is bad law and very bad politics.

Gov. Evers Announces Building Commission Approves $73 million for Key Projects
State Prisons See Biggest Weekly Outbreak

State Prisons See Biggest Weekly Outbreak

Positive cases up 41%, by 662 cases, in one week.

Judge Jack Dávila launches campaign for Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Branch 1
Judge Blocks Evers Rule on Restaurants, Bars

Judge Blocks Evers Rule on Restaurants, Bars

Temporarily blocks health order’s capacity limits in response to Tavern League suit.

College Possible Milwaukee Names Kellie J. Sigh as Executive Director
Press Release

College Possible Milwaukee Names Kellie J. Sigh as Executive Director

Sigh committed to addressing the “degree divide” impacting Milwaukee’s youth

Local governments receive almost $130 million in quarterly transportation aid
Republicans Have ‘Blood On Their Hands”

Republicans Have ‘Blood On Their Hands”

Evers signals he will ignore Legislative restriction, challenges GOP to present their pandemic plan.

State Awarding Grants to 10,000 Small Businesses

State Awarding Grants to 10,000 Small Businesses

Round II of “We’re All In” grants will give each business $5,000.

Op Ed: Supreme Court May End Affordable Care
Op Ed

Supreme Court May End Affordable Care

Killing the ACA is one reason Republicans are rushing to appoint Amy Coney Barrett to the court

More Than 205,000 Wisconsin Households to Receive Additional October FoodShare Benefits in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
Gov. Evers, DCF Secretary Amundson Announce $50 Million for Additional Child Care Counts Payments for Early Care and Education
GOP Legislators In Rules Standoff With Evers

GOP Legislators In Rules Standoff With Evers

Republican resolution requires Evers' health restrictions on public gatherings to get committee approval.

Now Serving: Third Ward Restaurant Dandan Reopens
Now Serving

Third Ward Restaurant Dandan Reopens

Plus: downtown coffee shop goes Scandinavian. And Crafty Cow's ghost kitchen.

Pence Can’t Distract from Trump’s Failed COVID-19 Response in Wisconsin
Former lawmakers to go ‘On the Issues’ for virtual bipartisan conversation on redistricting, Oct. 13
Back in the News: Foxconn Won’t Get State Tax Credits
Back in the News

Foxconn Won’t Get State Tax Credits

State informs company it must revise contract or there will be no tax credits awarded.

Campaign Launched to Retain Jon Richards as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge
Press Release

Campaign Launched to Retain Jon Richards as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge

Richards was appointed to Branch 30 by Governor Evers last month

With no plan of their own, Republicans play politics with state’s COVID response
WILL Pledges Appeal in Lawsuit Challenging Governor Evers’s Emergency Declarations
Nursing Homes Help Cause Hospital Bed Shortage

Nursing Homes Help Cause Hospital Bed Shortage

Homes with COVID-19 outbreak can’t accept hospital patients ready to transition.

Pandemic Slams State’s Working Women

Pandemic Slams State’s Working Women

Much higher unemployment than men, as many taking care of kids at home.

Court Upholds Evers Mask Mandate

Court Upholds Evers Mask Mandate

St. Croix County judge says Evers has power to do this and Legislature can overthrow it.

Wisconsin Conservation Voters celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day
The State of Politics: GOP Once Bypassed Governor on Redistricting
The State of Politics

GOP Once Bypassed Governor on Redistricting

That was in 1960s and high court struck it down. Will we see repeat of this battle next year?

Gov. Evers Releases Statement Regarding Circuit Court Decision Leaving Public Health Emergency Intact
Please Legislate, Democrats Ask State Senate

Please Legislate, Democrats Ask State Senate

They call on Republican leaders to come back in session, deal with crisis state faces.

Caregivers Need Better Pay, Support, Report Finds

Caregivers Need Better Pay, Support, Report Finds

Evers' task force recommends legislation and investments to help state's caregivers.

Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Winnebago County Circuit Court
Look for the Alternative Fuel Corridor Signs on I-94
GOP Legislators Attack Evers’ New Restrictions

GOP Legislators Attack Evers’ New Restrictions

But Republicans have proposed zero plans for dealing with the coronavirus.

Public Hearing is Necessary before Striking down COVID Strategy
Milwaukee Enforcing Existing Capacity Restrictions Over Lower State Limits

Milwaukee Enforcing Existing Capacity Restrictions Over Lower State Limits

Health Department determines its order is more restrictive, superseding blanket 25% restriction.

Evers’ Order Punishes Small Business, Says WMC

Evers’ Order Punishes Small Business, Says WMC

But Milwaukee will enforce its own capacity restrictions, with many bars and restaurants at 50%

Gov. Evers Delivers Democratic Radio Address on Public Gatherings Limit and Encourages Wisconsinites to Stay Home
Wisconsin DMV adds Saturday hours in Milwaukee
Press Release

Wisconsin DMV adds Saturday hours in Milwaukee

Locations, hours and safety measures improve opportunity to get identification needed to vote

WHEDA CEO Works for the Underrepresented

WHEDA CEO Works for the Underrepresented

Joaquín Altoro decided early in his career he wanted to be the 'Banker of the Underrepresented.'

Gov. Evers Grants Nine More Pardons
Press Release

Gov. Evers Grants Nine More Pardons

 

Law Enforcement, Protesters Play Cat-Mouse Game After Mensah Decision

Law Enforcement, Protesters Play Cat-Mouse Game After Mensah Decision

March from Downtown to Mayfair Mall blocked repeatedly by National Guard, Sheriffs, Police.

The City of Milwaukee Health Department will continue to enforce the Moving Milwaukee Forward Safely Order as written
Murphy’s Law: Not Many Approve of Ron Johnson
Murphy’s Law

Not Many Approve of Ron Johnson

What did we learn from new Marquette Poll? Not a lot. But how about those Rojo numbers?

District Attorney Won’t Charge Tosa Police Officer

District Attorney Won’t Charge Tosa Police Officer

Chisholm declines. But investigator hired by Wauwatosa recommends officer be fired.

Statement from Mayor Dennis McBride
Press Release

Statement from Mayor Dennis McBride

October 7, 2020

WI Daily: “This Is Going To Get Worse Before It Gets Better” Says Top Health Official
WI Daily

“This Is Going To Get Worse Before It Gets Better” Says Top Health Official

New records for actively hospitalized and newly admitted.

Data Wonk: The Republican Death Squad
Data Wonk

The Republican Death Squad

Why won’t Vos and Fitzgerald support measures to contain the state’s pandemic surge?

Wisconsin National Guard mobilized to support civil authorities in Wauwatosa
Due to Increased Hospitalizations in the Fox Valley, Gov. Evers Announces Wisconsin State Fair Park Alternate Care Facility to Accept COVID-19 Patients October 14
Press Release

Due to Increased Hospitalizations in the Fox Valley, Gov. Evers Announces Wisconsin State Fair Park Alternate Care Facility to Accept COVID-19 Patients October 14

Record COVID-19 surges throughout the state increases pressure on Wisconsin health systems

Officials Prepping State Fair Park Care Facility

Officials Prepping State Fair Park Care Facility

Hospitalization surge in COVID cases pushes northeast Wisconsin hospitals to their limits.

Amid major national developments, new Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voter preferences holding steady in presidential race
Press Release

Amid major national developments, new Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voter preferences holding steady in presidential race

Please note: Complete Poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll

40% of Kettle Moraine Inmates Have COVID-19

40% of Kettle Moraine Inmates Have COVID-19

1,612 positive coronavirus tests in state prisons since the beginning of the pandemic.

It is Time for Scott Fitzgerald to Resign
State High Court Rules Legislature Can Represent State

State High Court Rules Legislature Can Represent State

Dallet dissent calls it “shocking” to allow Legislature to take over attorney general’s role.

Special Report: Pandemic Creates Plague of Evictions
Murphy’s Law: Wisconsin’s Legislature Laziest in U.S.?
Murphy’s Law

Wisconsin’s Legislature Laziest in U.S.?

Other states with full-time legislators have met 18 times more frequently than in Wisconsin.

Plaintiffs Harmed By Mask Order, Lawyer Argues

Plaintiffs Harmed By Mask Order, Lawyer Argues

Conservative group asks court to end Evers mandate as state's COVID-19 cases soar.

A Better Wisconsin Together Applauds Governor Evers’ Actions to Protect Public Health
Evers Restricts Bar, Restaurant Capacity

Evers Restricts Bar, Restaurant Capacity

All public, indoor facilities cannot exceed 25% of capacity. Order runs through November 6th.

Youth Voter Turnout May Decide 2020 Election

Youth Voter Turnout May Decide 2020 Election

Study says voters aged 18-29 could have more impact in Wisconsin than any state. Will they turn out?

Gov. Evers Directs Department of Health Services to Limit Indoor Public Gatherings
3 New COVID-19 Test Sites Include Miller Park

3 New COVID-19 Test Sites Include Miller Park

City opening new ones as National Guard testing sites will close October 17th.

Second round of We’re All In Grants will provide $50 million more for small businesses
Press Release

Second round of We’re All In Grants will provide $50 million more for small businesses

State aims to assist businesses still facing impacts of COVID-19

Gov. Evers Invests Additional $100 Million in Wisconsin Small Businesses and Economic Stabilization
Press Release

Gov. Evers Invests Additional $100 Million in Wisconsin Small Businesses and Economic Stabilization

Investments include second round of We’re All In Grants and investments in tourism, entertainment, and cultural venues

Scott Fitzgerald Not Doing his Job
Press Release

Scott Fitzgerald Not Doing his Job

 

Why Should Court End Mask Mandate, Judge Asks

Why Should Court End Mask Mandate, Judge Asks

Legislature has power to end Evers mandate, he notes, why should court usurp that right?

DNR Asking For Public Input On Wisconsin PFAS Action Plan
Gov. Evers Announces nearly $50 million in COVID-19 Support for Wisconsinites
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces nearly $50 million in COVID-19 Support for Wisconsinites

$47 million includes support for child care, healthcare navigators, food security, and energy and rental assistance

Rep. Robyn Vining Emphasizes the Severity of COVID-19 in Wisconsin
The State of Politics: 4 Reasons Legislature Won’t Reconvene
The State of Politics

4 Reasons Legislature Won’t Reconvene

Haven’t met since April, won’t return this year. Republicans explain why.

Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Fond du Lac County Circuit Court
Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Pierce County Circuit Court
Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Portage County Circuit Court
Eric Holder Meets With State Redistricting Commission

Eric Holder Meets With State Redistricting Commission

Republicans attack commission, accuse it of being a partisan ploy.

Evers Urges Citizens, Practice COVID Safety

Evers Urges Citizens, Practice COVID Safety

As cases surge, governor has given up on GOP legislators, urges people to stay home, wear masks.

Wisconsin Economy Shrinks at Unprecedented Rate

Wisconsin Economy Shrinks at Unprecedented Rate

State sees biggest quarterly drop in recorded history.

DSPS Secretary-designee Dawn Crim Joins Cap Times Ideas Fest and Wisconsin Leadership Summit, Launches Agency Diversity Initiative
Barnes Urges Social Distancing to Slow COVID-19 Spread

Barnes Urges Social Distancing to Slow COVID-19 Spread

The lieutenant governor says people need to exercise caution heading into cold weather.

EPA Unveils New Lead Regulations

EPA Unveils New Lead Regulations

But critics say allowable lead levels for drinking water are too high.

Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of World War II Veteran Sgt. Duane O. Cole
Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor former State Representative Dr. Jacob (Doc) Hines
Gov. Evers Announces COVID-19 Information and Resources Website Receives International Award
Judge Blocks Release Of Business COVID-19 Data

Judge Blocks Release Of Business COVID-19 Data

Business lobby sued to stop state from releasing what businesses have COVID-19 cases.

Gov. Evers Delivers Democratic Radio Address Encouraging Wisconsinites to Stay Home and Stay Safe
Gov. Evers, Secretary-designee Palm Issue Order to Expand Healthcare Workforce
Is Wisconsin Manufacturing Recovering?

Is Wisconsin Manufacturing Recovering?

It could be. A new report suggests a delicate recovery is underway.

Murphy’s Law: The Decline of Wisconsin’s Republican Party
Murphy’s Law

The Decline of Wisconsin’s Republican Party

A conservative and Republican writer offers a scathing inside look. Not pretty.

With Surge in Cases, DHS Launches New COVID-19 Data and Mitigation Strategies to Aid Local Communities
Press Release

With Surge in Cases, DHS Launches New COVID-19 Data and Mitigation Strategies to Aid Local Communities

DHS launches new data about disease activity, hospital capacity, cases among children, and percent positive by test, as well as mitigation strategies guidance

Avoid Public Gatherings, Evers Urges People

Avoid Public Gatherings, Evers Urges People

Governor warns pandemic spiking, “a crisis — virus is everywhere,” says top health official.

Gov. Evers, Lt. Gov. Barnes, DHS, and UW Population Health Institute Announce Just Recovery Initiative to Address Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Wisconsin’s Communities of Color
Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to Health Equity Council
Murphy”s Law: Is Robin Vos Scared of Voters?
Murphy”s Law

Is Robin Vos Scared of Voters?

Republican legislators condemn Evers' mask mandate, but won’t override it as the law allows. Why?

People’s Maps Commission Plans First Hearing

People’s Maps Commission Plans First Hearing

State commission seeks to end gerrymandering, Thursday is first of 8 hearings across Wisconsin.

Lawsuit Seeks End to State Mask Order

Lawsuit Seeks End to State Mask Order

Conservative group files motion for temporary injunction. Circuit Court will hold October 5 hearing.

WILL Files Motion for Immediate Injunction in Lawsuit Challenging Governor Evers’s Emergency Declaration
Press Release

WILL Files Motion for Immediate Injunction in Lawsuit Challenging Governor Evers’s Emergency Declaration

Motion for immediate relief comes after Governor Evers extends emergency

The State of Politics: Courts To Decide Governors’ Emergency Powers
The State of Politics

Courts To Decide Governors’ Emergency Powers

Republicans oppose Evers’ mask mandate, want courts to restrict longtime power of governors.

Op Ed: Wisconsin Has More People in ICU With COVID-19 Than Canada
Op Ed

Wisconsin Has More People in ICU With COVID-19 Than Canada

Canada has six times more people than our state, but a much lower rate of new cases.

99% of Unemployment Calls to DWD Unanswered

99% of Unemployment Calls to DWD Unanswered

38.3 million calls regarding unemployment insurance weren't answered.

Milwaukee Unemployment Higher than National Average

Milwaukee Unemployment Higher than National Average

County slightly higher, but city well above national average.

Taylor Measure Calling for Early Release of Wisconsin Inmates Adopted by Board
Wisconsin Needs More Contact Tracers

Wisconsin Needs More Contact Tracers

State likely needs an additional 8,000 tracers to respond to COVID-19 spread.

Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Wisconsin’s Firefighters
What You Need to Know About Rent and Eviction

What You Need to Know About Rent and Eviction

Raphael Ramos, of Legal Action of Wisconsin, answers your questions.

Film Details Disenfranchisement in Wisconsin

Film Details Disenfranchisement in Wisconsin

Documentary chronicles the human cost of gerrymandering.

Did Pompeo Violate Federal Law With Visit?

Did Pompeo Violate Federal Law With Visit?

The secretary of state's visit to the state capitol may have broken law against his office engaging in domestic political activities.

Gov. Evers Announces $8.3 Million for COVID-19 Testing at Wisconsin’s Private, Non-Profit, and Tribal Colleges and Universities
Maintenance is Nearly 70% of State Parks Capital Budget

Maintenance is Nearly 70% of State Parks Capital Budget

DNR requesting $69 million for maintenance and repairs.

Evers Appointment Shakes Up Judicial Race

Evers Appointment Shakes Up Judicial Race

Schwantes drops out of circuit court race, endorses Evers' appointee Jon Richards.

Vos, Fitzgerald Appeal Election Deadlines

Vos, Fitzgerald Appeal Election Deadlines

Federal court ruling extended deadlines for online registration and counting absentee ballots.

Republican Senators Convene to Pass the Buck
State’s College Towns Top U.S. Pandemic List

State’s College Towns Top U.S. Pandemic List

Wisconsin has 6 of nation’s 20 metro areas with most COVID-19 cases in past two weeks.

Republicans Fight Evers Mask Order

Republicans Fight Evers Mask Order

Emergency order “obviously illegal,” Evers a “lawless governor,” Vos declares.

Gov. Evers, WEDC Announce $4 million Available in Loans to Aid Kenosha Businesses
Press Release

Gov. Evers, WEDC Announce $4 million Available in Loans to Aid Kenosha Businesses

Businesses may receive up to $50,000 for clean-up, restoration, and repair costs

WI Daily: Record Number of People Hospitalized with COVID-19
WI Daily

Record Number of People Hospitalized with COVID-19

Cases hit an all-time high in early September, now hospitalizations are catching up.

Governor Evers Violates State Law Again with Third COVID Emergency Declaration
Press Release

Governor Evers Violates State Law Again with Third COVID Emergency Declaration

WILL sued Governor Evers in Polk County in August over second COVID emergency

Evers Declares New Health Emergency, Extends Mask Mandate

Evers Declares New Health Emergency, Extends Mask Mandate

Scheduled to expire September 28th, mandate now runs to November 21st.

Gov. Evers Declares New Public Health Emergency Due to Campus Outbreaks, Issues New Face Coverings Order
Gov. Evers Appoints Jon Richards and Reyna Morales to the Milwaukee County Circuit Court
Op Ed: The Republican ‘Do Nothing’ Strategy
Op Ed

The Republican ‘Do Nothing’ Strategy

Collect paycheck for nine months of not working and blame governor for any problems.

The State of Politics: Rebecca Kleefisch Will Run for Governor
The State of Politics

Rebecca Kleefisch Will Run for Governor

Former Lt. Governor hasn’t announced, but is clearly organizing for 2022 campaign.

Lessons From the 1918 Influenza Plague

Lessons From the 1918 Influenza Plague

‘We have done such a poor job.' Wisconsin was a leader in 1918, says historian.

Trump At Issue in State Assembly Races

Trump At Issue in State Assembly Races

“Everything is nationalized” and could drive turnout, votes in legislative races.

Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Evers Fires Workforce Development Secretary

Evers Fires Workforce Development Secretary

Sec. Caleb Frostman asked to resign over unemployment system delays.

WI Daily: 2,533 Cases, 25% Jump To New Record
WI Daily

2,533 Cases, 25% Jump To New Record

Totals just keep climbing higher as cases surge at university campuses across Wisconsin.

Gov. Evers Asks for Resignation of Workforce Development Secretary
Press Release

Gov. Evers Asks for Resignation of Workforce Development Secretary

Resignation effective immediately, DOC Deputy Secretary Pechacek to lead transition

WI Daily: Over 2,000 New Cases For The First Time
WI Daily

Over 2,000 New Cases For The First Time

9,865 cases in the past seven days, a record high.

Milwaukee Suburbs Key To Controlling Assembly

Milwaukee Suburbs Key To Controlling Assembly

Dems target suburban districts, Republicans try to gain a veto-proof majority in the Assembly

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Governor Tony Evers Call on President Trump to Keep His Promise to Deliver Federal Funding for Kenosha to Rebuild
MKE County: Crowley Defers Youth Corrections Grant Until State Has Sustainable Plan
MKE County

Crowley Defers Youth Corrections Grant Until State Has Sustainable Plan

County wants the state to assure enough funding to build and maintain a new facility.

Gov. Evers Seeking Nominations for Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award
Policing Protests Is More Than ‘Law and Order’

Policing Protests Is More Than ‘Law and Order’

Police officials and experts say responding to protests is a complicated job.

Data Wonk: Is COVID-19 Winning in Wisconsin?
Data Wonk

Is COVID-19 Winning in Wisconsin?

The data is alarming. As are the many allies of the virus.

Gov. Evers, DOA Secretary Brennan Announce More Than $36 million for Public Infrastructure and Facility Projects
99% of State Public Water Meets Standards

99% of State Public Water Meets Standards

But new report finds more than 300 water systems unsafe, violate federal standards.

Evers Wants to Extend Mask Mandate

Evers Wants to Extend Mask Mandate

Order expires in two weeks, governor looking at "every possible avenue” to extend it.

WI Daily: COVID-19 Cases Declining In Every Age Group Except 18-24
WI Daily

COVID-19 Cases Declining In Every Age Group Except 18-24

But seven-day case total is at an all-time high.

COVID-19 Cases Up 70% in State Prisons

COVID-19 Cases Up 70% in State Prisons

907 positive cases, up from 373 on August 21, prisons in Dodge and Racine counties have worst outbreaks.

Gov. Evers Grants Nine More Pardons
Press Release

Gov. Evers Grants Nine More Pardons

 

Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity to hold final listening session on Sept. 16
Press Release

Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity to hold final listening session on Sept. 16

Meeting will give rural Wisconsin residents opportunity to speak out

WI Daily: 771 New Cases, Seven-Day Total Keeps Climbing
WI Daily

771 New Cases, Seven-Day Total Keeps Climbing

Positive case rate continues its upward trend.

Gov. Evers, OCI Commissioner Afable, DHS Secretary-designee Palm Encourage Wisconsinites Who Lost Health Insurance Anytime this Year to Enroll 
Gov. Evers Announces $8 Million TRAVEL Grants Program for Tourism Industry
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces $8 Million TRAVEL Grants Program for Tourism Industry

Grant application period open for tourism promotion and development organizations to support tourism operations, marketing impacted by COVID-19

The State of Politics: Will Legislature Pass Any Policing Reforms?
The State of Politics

Will Legislature Pass Any Policing Reforms?

Some 20 proposed bills with more to come. Will any pass and when?

DNR Publishes Annual Report Card On Efforts To Protect Wisconsin’s Drinking Water Supplies
Local Health Officials Stripped of Power?

Local Health Officials Stripped of Power?

State Supreme Court’s Dane County ruling could threaten longstanding power of all local health officials, expert believes.

WI Daily: COVID-19 Cases At All-Time High, Testing At Three-Month Low
WI Daily

COVID-19 Cases At All-Time High, Testing At Three-Month Low

Hospitalizations trending upward.

Can Wisconsin Create Fair District Maps?

Can Wisconsin Create Fair District Maps?

Former Republican State Sen. Dan Kapanke admits gerrymander, calls for fair maps.

2/3rds of State’s Fire Departments Stock Foam With PFAS

2/3rds of State’s Fire Departments Stock Foam With PFAS

More than half have used the firefighting foam that contains the harmful substance.

WisPQC Annual Summit Features Special Guests Governor Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul
Transportation: Port Gets $1.25 Million for Winter Storm Repairs
Transportation

Port Gets $1.25 Million for Winter Storm Repairs

State grant would address damage incurred this past winter.

Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of 9/11 and State Day of Service and Remembrance
UW-Madison Moves Classes Online After COVID-19 Spike

UW-Madison Moves Classes Online After COVID-19 Spike

After one week of classes. And two residence halls are currently quarantined.

DHS Expands COVID Connect Test Registration Website to Include Spanish, Hmong, and Somali Languages
Evers Might Extend Mask Order

Evers Might Extend Mask Order

Governor discussed masking order and Kenosha shootings Wednesday.

Gov. Evers Announces Judicial Panel’s Selections for the People’s Maps Commission
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces Judicial Panel’s Selections for the People’s Maps Commission

Commission public hearing schedule announced, to hold first public hearing in October

DNR Publishes Results Of Firefighting Department PFAS Survey
WI Daily: Milwaukee County Now Has 34th Worst COVID-19 Outbreak
WI Daily

Milwaukee County Now Has 34th Worst COVID-19 Outbreak

Fastest growing outbreak centered on Fox Valley, northeastern corner of Wisconsin.

National Guard troops complete Kenosha support mission
New Marquette Law School Poll finds little change in a close Biden–Trump contest and slight movement in Wisconsin voters’ opinions following Kenosha events
Wisconsin Launches “You Stop the Spread” Multimedia Campaign
Press Release

Wisconsin Launches “You Stop the Spread” Multimedia Campaign

Encourages People to Protect Themselves and Their Communities from COVID-19

Gov. Evers, WisDOT, DOA Announce $18 Million in Public Transit Grants for Wisconsin Communities
Press Release

Gov. Evers, WisDOT, DOA Announce $18 Million in Public Transit Grants for Wisconsin Communities

Grants will enable Beloit, Wausau, Sheboygan, Madison, Eau Claire, Racine, Green Bay, and La Crosse to purchase a total of 34 public transit buses

Evers Asks FEMA To Rescind PPE Rules

Evers Asks FEMA To Rescind PPE Rules

New federal rules won't cover costs of cleaning personal protection equipment.

Gov. Evers Welcomes Wisconsin Students Back to School with a Video Message
Task Force Seeks Bipartisan Policing Reform

Task Force Seeks Bipartisan Policing Reform

And racial equity reforms. Will begin meeting in fall, propose legislative bills by next year.

Fitzgerald Refuses to Debate, Prefers to do Nothing as Usual
Wisconsin National Guard continues statewide COVID-19 testing this week
The State of Politics: State Budget Survives First COVID-19 Test
The State of Politics

State Budget Survives First COVID-19 Test

End of fiscal year budget total shows 1% gain. But more pandemic tests to come.

The Battle Over Face Masks

The Battle Over Face Masks

The limits of persuasion in a polarized state. Can science save lives and prevent threats?

Governor Evers and State Public Health Officials Encourages Residents to Wear a Mask and Limit Exposure Ahead of Labor Day Weekend
Cultural organization grant program aims to help financially-strapped arts providers
Biden Visits Blake Family in Kenosha

Biden Visits Blake Family in Kenosha

In speech, Biden is optimistic about addressing racism, police reform.

WI Daily: “We’re Not Doing Enough Tests” Says State Disease Expert
WI Daily

“We’re Not Doing Enough Tests” Says State Disease Expert

"I think it's very safe to say that we're not doing enough tests," says Dr. Ryan Westergaard.

Additional CARES Act funding to be made available for early care and education
Press Release

Additional CARES Act funding to be made available for early care and education

Statement of Common Council President Cavalier Johnson September 3, 2020

GOP State Legislators Draw National Scorn

GOP State Legislators Draw National Scorn

Country notices they spent one minute gaveling in and out of police reform special session.

DOJ announces $41 million for Wisconsin Law Enforcement

DOJ announces $41 million for Wisconsin Law Enforcement

But, no one seems to know how the money will be spent.

Nationwide Eviction Moratorium Enacted

Nationwide Eviction Moratorium Enacted

Evictions are halted until the end of the year for renters that lost income during the pandemic.

Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity to hold ‘after hours’ listening session on Sept. 8
Gov. Evers Announces $5 million COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grant Program
Gov. Evers Announces Additional CARES Act Funds for Early Care and Education
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces Additional CARES Act Funds for Early Care and Education

Personal protective equipment will also be available soon for regulated child care providers

Data Wonk: How Republicans Embrace COVID-19
Data Wonk

How Republicans Embrace COVID-19

The data shows a strange alliance; how the GOP helps a deadly virus spread.

State Elections Commission Ready for November

State Elections Commission Ready for November

Report says commission learned important lessons from April election and is ‘prepared' for next one.

UW System Begins In-Person Classes

UW System Begins In-Person Classes

As outbreaks drive other universities online, Thompson says UW has 'got to try’.

Evers Offers Disaster Help to Kenosha

Evers Offers Disaster Help to Kenosha

No-interest loans for businesses hurt by burnings, looting, vandalism.

Trump and Barr Tour Kenosha

Trump and Barr Tour Kenosha

'These are not acts of peaceful protest, but really domestic terror,’ president declares.

New Unemployment Aid Will Take 6 Weeks

New Unemployment Aid Will Take 6 Weeks

State DWD Secretary predicts 6-8 week wait till recipients get $300 supplement.

Murphy’s Law: Republicans Angry Yet Asleep on Policing
Murphy’s Law

Republicans Angry Yet Asleep on Policing

Unwilling to meet yet offering legislation to micro-manage police reforms in Milwaukee and Madison.

Gov. Evers, Democrats, WEDC Announce Up to $1 Million in No-interest Loans Authorized to Assist Kenosha Businesses
Press Release

Gov. Evers, Democrats, WEDC Announce Up to $1 Million in No-interest Loans Authorized to Assist Kenosha Businesses

Eligible costs include clean-up, restoration, and repairs for businesses affected

A City Divided Gets a National Spotlight

A City Divided Gets a National Spotlight

Kenosha was already divided. Then Trump started tweeting about it.

Kenosha Officials on Trump, Protests, Police

Kenosha Officials on Trump, Protests, Police

Updates on everything going on in Kenosha in wake of unrest.

Groundwater Coordinating Council Releases Recommendations To Improve Groundwater Quality And Quantity In Wisconsin
The Legislature’s Lack of Action is Shameful
AG Kaul Statement on the Special Session
Press Release

AG Kaul Statement on the Special Session

August 31, 2020

Justice Can’t Wait: Representative Subeck Decries Republican Delays to Justice Reform Package
GOP Legislators Skip Special Session on Police

GOP Legislators Skip Special Session on Police

Evers called on lawmakers to consider reforms. Session quickly ended with no debate or votes.

Senator Larson launches statewide petition demanding the legislature reconvene to take action on Wisconsin’s multiple concurrent crises
The State of Politics: WILL Judge Shops To Kill Mask Mandate
The State of Politics

WILL Judge Shops To Kill Mask Mandate

Conservative group files suit in Polk County, where both judges were appointed by Scott Walker.

Statement on Special Session on Police Reform
Jacob Malinowski Statement of Special Session: “Do Your Damn Job”
Press Release

Jacob Malinowski Statement of Special Session: “Do Your Damn Job”

Republicans in Madison indicate no new legislation until January 1st, 2021

Rep. Robyn Vining Supports Meaningful Policing Reform
Gov. Evers Releases Statement on Special Session
Murphy’s Law: Will Kenosha Unrest Help Trump Win State?
Murphy’s Law

Will Kenosha Unrest Help Trump Win State?

His planned visit to Kenosha seeks to make urban unrest the key issue of campaign.

Republicans Give Up on Governing
Now is Not the Time for Senate Recess
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Encourages Participation in Special Session
Johnson Statement on President Trump’s Visit to Kenosha
Don’t Come to Kenosha, Evers Tells Trump

Don’t Come to Kenosha, Evers Tells Trump

President’s planned visit will “only hinder our healing,” governor says.

Recall Effort Launched Against Evers

Recall Effort Launched Against Evers

Organizers oppose his policies on pandemic and Kenosha unrest.

Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Dane County Sheriff Deputy Treadwell
Kenosha Mayor Calls on Governor’s Office, Members of the Community to Help the City Rebuild
Press Release

Kenosha Mayor Calls on Governor’s Office, Members of the Community to Help the City Rebuild

Mayor Antaramian requests $30 million to help cover damages and revitalize the community

Gov. Evers Letter to President Trump
Press Release

Gov. Evers Letter to President Trump

 

Republican Senators Offer 8 Police Bills

Republican Senators Offer 8 Police Bills

One requires cities in Wisconsin to maintain current police funding or lose state aid.

COVID-19 Outbreak at Green Bay Prison

COVID-19 Outbreak at Green Bay Prison

More than 250 inmates tested positive at the maximum-security prison.

Evers Applies for Federal Unemployment Supplement

Evers Applies for Federal Unemployment Supplement

Program provides an additional weekly $300 to unemployment insurance.

Senate Won’t Vote on Special Session Bills

Senate Won’t Vote on Special Session Bills

Majority leader said they will gavel the session in, and that's it.

Governor and Attorney General Should Investigate Potential Crimes, Civil Rights Violations Committed By Law Enforcement During Protests
Jacob Blake Handcuffed to Hospital Bed

Jacob Blake Handcuffed to Hospital Bed

Groups call for Kenosha law enforcement leaders resignation or dismissal.

Vos Task Force Deflects Actual Action

Vos Task Force Deflects Actual Action

Speaker refuses to convene legislature to address policing and racial disparities.

Evers Defends Kenosha Response

Evers Defends Kenosha Response

Governor says guns and protests "a recipe for disaster."

Op Ed: 8 Ways to Address Student Debt Crisis
Op Ed

8 Ways to Address Student Debt Crisis

Governor’s task force winnowed 37 ideas down to eight recommendations.

Wisconsin Applies for Lost Wages Assistance Grant​
GOP Mum on Special Session on Police Reform

GOP Mum on Special Session on Police Reform

Gov. Evers called special-session this week. Bucks Players called for Legislature to convene.

ACLU Calls for Immediate Resignation of Kenosha Police Chief and Kenosha County Sheriff for Failed Response to Attempted Murder of Jacob Blake
Protests Were Peaceful Wednesday Night

Protests Were Peaceful Wednesday Night

Kenosha and Madison don't see the violence of the previous nights.

States Providing Additional Support to Wisconsin for Kenosha Protests
The world is watching, and the Legislature’s silence and inaction is deafening
Press Release

The world is watching, and the Legislature’s silence and inaction is deafening

Statement of Alderwoman (and State Representative) JoCasta Zamarripa August 27, 2020

Op Ed: Our Unjust System of Mass Supervision
Op Ed

Our Unjust System of Mass Supervision

Wisconsin has nation’s third highest rate of detaining people for violations of supervision.

Trump Says Evers Accepts Federal Troops

Trump Says Evers Accepts Federal Troops

But Evers says he’s authorized more Wisconsin guard troops as officials argue over what should be done.

Senator Larson Statement: The Human Cost of Obstruction
12 Tips for Renters Seeking State Aid

12 Tips for Renters Seeking State Aid

How to navigate the Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program.

Gov. Evers Releases Statement Regarding Shooting in Kenosha
Gov. Evers Authorizes Additional Wisconsin National Guard Support for Kenosha County
Johnson, Steil Comment on Evers Accepting Assistance for Kenosha from President
Press Release

Johnson, Steil Comment on Evers Accepting Assistance for Kenosha from President

Gov. Evers initially refused President Trump’s offer of assistance Tuesday

Shots Fired, 2 Killed in Kenosha Protests

Shots Fired, 2 Killed in Kenosha Protests

Police seeking shooter. Protests continue across state against police shooting of Jacob Blake

Gov Evers Shares Video of Statement Regarding Last Night’s Protests
Op Ed: The George Floyds of Wisconsin
Op Ed

The George Floyds of Wisconsin

11 Black men, one Latino male killed by police in last decade in state. When will it end?

Gov. Evers Declares State of Emergency in Wisconsin
Evers, Vos Battle Over Jacob Blake Shooting

Evers, Vos Battle Over Jacob Blake Shooting

Governor demands legislative special session on police reforms. Vos accuses Evers of “dictating liberal policies”.

Task Force Wraps Up First Round of Meetings, Begins Framing Policy Options for Governor
Gov. Evers Releases Statement on Last Night’s Protests
Lawsuit Challenges Evers Mask Mandate

Lawsuit Challenges Evers Mask Mandate

Conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty challenges governor's emergency health order.

Unemployed Struggle Without Federal Aid

Unemployed Struggle Without Federal Aid

In week 5 without $600 federal supplement unemployed workers call on Evers, Congress to find solution.

Johnson: Rioting Must Not Be Allowed to Continue
Press Release

Johnson: Rioting Must Not Be Allowed to Continue

Senator calls on governor to maintain order

Protesters Condemn Jacob Blake Shooting

Protesters Condemn Jacob Blake Shooting

Hundreds demonstrate. People set trucks, buildings on fire. Evers sends National Guard.

WILL Sues Governor Evers Over Second COVID-19 Emergency Declaration
Press Release

WILL Sues Governor Evers Over Second COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

Lawsuit filed in Polk County challenges Governor Evers’s power grab.

Statement from Tom Palzewicz Regarding Kenosha Shooting of Jacob Blake
Op Ed: Wear a Mask, Boost the Economy
Op Ed

Wear a Mask, Boost the Economy

Goldman Sachs study: for every day you wear a mask the GDP will be boosted by $56.14.

Citizen Action Statement on the Racist Police Shooting of Jacob Blake
Evers Calls for Special Session on Policing

Evers Calls for Special Session on Policing

In wake of Kenosha shooting calls for legislative session on police accountability, transparency.

Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Fallen Marine
We Don’t Need a Taskforce
Press Release

We Don’t Need a Taskforce

Erpenbach Urges GOP to Make Real Change in Special Session

Wisconsin National Guard to Support Local Law Enforcement in Kenosha
Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order Calling Special Session on Policing Accountability and Transparency
Statement on Shooting in Kenosha
Riots in Kenosha After Police Shooting

Riots in Kenosha After Police Shooting

Black man, Jacob Blake shot in the back multiple times; Evers demands action, state probe launched.

Many City Renters Face Evictions

Many City Renters Face Evictions

Black neighborhoods hit hardest as state pandemic aid program can’t keep up.

Campaign Cash: Special Interest Contributions Skyrocket
Campaign Cash

Special Interest Contributions Skyrocket

$5.2 million spent in state for first six months of 2020, more than double the same period in 2016.

UW-System Competed With Feds for COVID-19 Tests

UW-System Competed With Feds for COVID-19 Tests

Thompson said federal government tried to take their order of testing machines.

DNC: Last Night Brings Little Exposure for Milwaukee
DNC

Last Night Brings Little Exposure for Milwaukee

Tammy Baldwin and Tom Perez are only Milwaukee speakers Thursday.

Vos Failed to Report All Financial Holdings

Vos Failed to Report All Financial Holdings

Watchdog group dings speaker for not reporting all financial interests.

With DNC as Backdrop, A Discussion of Black Liberation

With DNC as Backdrop, A Discussion of Black Liberation

Young students and artists talk about racism, police and education.

Homeless Shelters, Advocates Expect Wave of Evictions

Homeless Shelters, Advocates Expect Wave of Evictions

COVID-19 is complicating their response to people losing housing.

Pence Hypes Economy, COVID-19 Response

Pence Hypes Economy, COVID-19 Response

The vice president campaigned for Trump in Darien Wednesday.

DNC: With A “Holy Mackerel” Tony Evers Kicks Off DNC
DNC

With A “Holy Mackerel” Tony Evers Kicks Off DNC

Evers says Biden will bring civility, respect, empathy and kindness to White House.

DNC Rural Council Snubs Wisconsin

DNC Rural Council Snubs Wisconsin

Politicians, rural issues in other states included in meeting, Dairy State ignored.

Data Wonk: State Supreme Court Is Radically Activist
Data Wonk

State Supreme Court Is Radically Activist

Record shows many examples of grabbing cases before lower courts rule.

Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Milwaukee County Circuit Court
Teen Group Signs Up Poll Workers

Teen Group Signs Up Poll Workers

Poll Hero uses social media to sign up more than 4,000 young people in about a month.

Race Is On For Circuit Court Branch 30

Race Is On For Circuit Court Branch 30

Two young attorneys vying for a seat held by same judge for more than 20 years.

The State of Politics: Wisconsin Invented Unemployment Insurance
The State of Politics

Wisconsin Invented Unemployment Insurance

Jobless benefits began in 1932 with $15 check. Program now crucial during pandemic.

Virtual DNC Dims City’s Moment in the Sun

Virtual DNC Dims City’s Moment in the Sun

Lost chance to show Milwaukee can compete with the bigger cities.

Johnson’s Attacks on Unemployment Aid Lack Evidence

Johnson’s Attacks on Unemployment Aid Lack Evidence

The pandemic, not unemployment insurance, is keeping people out of work.

Are COVID-19 Deaths Higher Than We Think?

Are COVID-19 Deaths Higher Than We Think?

An epidemiological model suggests they could be.

Mask Mandate Applies to Trump Events

Mask Mandate Applies to Trump Events

Gov. Evers said he expects residents to wear masks when the president visits.

Unemployment Claims Below 1 Million Last Week

Unemployment Claims Below 1 Million Last Week

Though only by a little. 963,000 still filed new claims.

Gov. Evers Delivers Democratic Radio Address on the Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity
WI Daily: COVID-19 Testing Hits Month Low
WI Daily

COVID-19 Testing Hits Month Low

943 new cases reported Thursday.

Gov. Evers Announces Launch of COVID-19 Response and Recovery Investment Dashboard
Postal Delays Cause Election Concerns

Postal Delays Cause Election Concerns

U.S. Postal Service lagging in key swing states.

Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity to meet Aug. 14
Press Release

Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity to meet Aug. 14

Panel seeks sustainable future for rural Wisconsin

Op Ed: Wisconsin Must Accept Medicaid Expansion
Op Ed

Wisconsin Must Accept Medicaid Expansion

What better time to increase healthcare access than during a pandemic?

GOP Hasn’t Interfered With Mask Mandate

GOP Hasn’t Interfered With Mask Mandate

They've criticized it, but for now they've left it alone.

Building Commission Approves $65 million for Key Projects
Thompson Announces UW System Layoffs

Thompson Announces UW System Layoffs

10% cut in administrative expenses to set example as system-wide cuts needed.

Trump Directives Fall Flat in Wisconsin

Trump Directives Fall Flat in Wisconsin

President’s executive action on unemployment and evictions cause ‘uncertainty and confusion’, Evers says

Primary Results Set Stage for November

Primary Results Set Stage for November

Newcomers in many races. Kelda Roys will replace Fred Risser, nation's longest serving legislator.

Don’t Patronize City’s Bars, Restaurants, DNC Says

Don’t Patronize City’s Bars, Restaurants, DNC Says

DNC organizers ask convention goers to sign pledge to avoid establishments where social distancing isn’t possible.

Gov. Evers Grants Nine More Pardons
Press Release

Gov. Evers Grants Nine More Pardons

 

MU Poll Shows Biden Still Leads Trump

MU Poll Shows Biden Still Leads Trump

Up by 5 points in new poll. Two other polls showed similar lead.

Wisconsin COVID-19 Death Toll Surpasses 1,000
Democrats Release List of DNC Speakers

Democrats Release List of DNC Speakers

Big names like Obama, Sanders, Clinton to speak virtually, state pols like Evers, Baldwin to orate in person.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Biden holding a steady lead over Trump in Wisconsin
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Biden holding a steady lead over Trump in Wisconsin

Amid growing COVID-19 concern, voters split on whether to send students to school, but support face mask rules

RENEW Wisconsin Announces Heather Allen as Executive Director
Democrats Announce Wisconsin Speakers and Schedule Updates for 2020 Democratic National Convention: “Uniting America”
Press Release

Democrats Announce Wisconsin Speakers and Schedule Updates for 2020 Democratic National Convention: “Uniting America”

Convention Committee Unveils Official Commemorative Credential, which highlights the vibrant history and spirit of Milwaukee

Wisconsinites Deserve to Know Where Our Elected Officials Stand on Donald Trump’s Executive Orders
Press Release

Wisconsinites Deserve to Know Where Our Elected Officials Stand on Donald Trump’s Executive Orders

Americans Recognize These Orders Are A Smoke-and-Mirrors Sideshow to Distract From GOP Failures. Do Wisconsin Republicans?

Pandemic Still Hurting State Economy

Pandemic Still Hurting State Economy

Downturn far worse than during Great Recession. People’s fears, not shutdown orders, are driving downturn.

Wisconsin National Guard continues statewide COVID-19 testing this week
Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Outlines Vision to Achieve Racial Equity
The State of Politics: Abrahamson’s Remarkable Legacy Honored
The State of Politics

Abrahamson’s Remarkable Legacy Honored

State’s longest serving justice, longest serving chief justice, a trailblazer for women jurists.

Mask Violation Reporting Form Stirs Debate

Mask Violation Reporting Form Stirs Debate

State mask mandate not enforced by police, but some counties allow people to report on those violating it.

MKE County: Many Back Ramon for Register of Deeds
MKE County

Many Back Ramon for Register of Deeds

Appointed by Evers in 2019 to fill the vacant office, he has racked up many endorsements.

Healthcare Workers Support Mask Mandate

Healthcare Workers Support Mask Mandate

Healthcare workers knock Republicans for doing nothing for unemployed.

UW System Orders 350,000 COVID-19 Tests

UW System Orders 350,000 COVID-19 Tests

System plans to test students in the dorms every two weeks.

More Than 220,000 Wisconsin Households to Receive Additional FoodShare Benefits for July and August in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
Press Release

More Than 220,000 Wisconsin Households to Receive Additional FoodShare Benefits for July and August in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

More Than 220,000 Wisconsin Households to Receive Additional FoodShare Benefits for July and August in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Regents Approve Rules Complying with Title IX Changes

Regents Approve Rules Complying with Title IX Changes

Without changes, UW-System could have lost $1 billion in federal revenues.

Evictions Rising, Activists Call For Moratorium

Evictions Rising, Activists Call For Moratorium

Pandemic is worsening the crisis of evictions in Milwaukee.

Gov. Evers Announces $32 Million to Support COVID-19 Testing at UW Campuses
Shirley Abrahamson Honored by Historical Society

Shirley Abrahamson Honored by Historical Society

Evers ordered the society's reading room to be named for the former Chief Justice.

National Guard Will Work Election, Again

National Guard Will Work Election, Again

Guards will work polls in all 72 counties.

Wisconsin National Guard mobilized to support August 11 election
Gov. Evers Announces Mobilization of Wisconsin National Guard to Support August Election
After Prison Population Increase, the ACLU of Wisconsin Calls on Leadership to Reduce Incarcerated Population During Pandemic
Gov. Evers Announces Federal Disaster Aid Resources for St. Croix County
Evers Says No Statewide School Re-Opening Plan

Evers Says No Statewide School Re-Opening Plan

School districts will be responsible for decisions about re-opening.

Health Departments Can Enforce State Mask-Mandate

Health Departments Can Enforce State Mask-Mandate

Despite some Sheriffs' opposition, Evers administration says it can be enforced.

Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes Endorses Israel Ramón for Register of Deeds
Press Release

Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes Endorses Israel Ramón for Register of Deeds

Lt. Gov. sees Ramón as true progressive leader, reforms working

Will Karofsky Rebalance the WI Supreme Court?

Will Karofsky Rebalance the WI Supreme Court?

The conservative majority on the court has been reduced to one vote.

Your Right To Know: Release Business Names With COVID-19 Outbreaks
Your Right To Know

Release Business Names With COVID-19 Outbreaks

Let the public make informed decisions about their own safety.

Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order Honoring the Career and Legacy of Chief Justice Abrahamson
Press Release

Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order Honoring the Career and Legacy of Chief Justice Abrahamson

Wisconsin Historical Society Library Reading Room to be named in honor of Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson

Majority Leader Fitzgerald Acknowledges Evers’ Statements on Schools
Waukesha County Seeing Spike in COVID-19

Waukesha County Seeing Spike in COVID-19

Sheriff says he won't enforce the mask mandate.

Gerrymandering Creates Difficult Road for Dems in Wisconsin
Mask-Mandate Won’t Affect Voting In-Person

Mask-Mandate Won’t Affect Voting In-Person

Even with a mask on, poll workers can verify identity.

Wisconsin National Guard continues statewide COVID-19 testing this week
Op Ed: GOP-Controlled Senate Refuses to Act
Op Ed

GOP-Controlled Senate Refuses to Act

Democrats in the House passed a stimulus bill in May.

Jill Karofsky Sworn Into Wisconsin Supreme Court

Jill Karofsky Sworn Into Wisconsin Supreme Court

She was sworn in after running 35 miles of a 100-mile ultramarathon.

WEC Pledges to be Carbon-Neutral by 2050

WEC Pledges to be Carbon-Neutral by 2050

Company says it will spend $900 million on renewable energy over the next four years.

Town Hall Discusses Urgency of Climate Crisis

Town Hall Discusses Urgency of Climate Crisis

The virtual town hall was held by Lt. Gov. Barnes and Sen. Baldwin.

Statement from Tom Palzewicz Regarding Fitzgerald’s Response To Governor’s Mask Order
GOP Senators Plan Override of Mask Mandate

GOP Senators Plan Override of Mask Mandate

Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald says the Senate is ready to convene.

Vos Thinks Lame-Duck Session Didn’t Go Far Enough

Vos Thinks Lame-Duck Session Didn’t Go Far Enough

The speaker would like to strip more power from Evers.

Legislature Must Take Action on Mask Mandate
Daily COVID-19 Growth Slowing in Milwaukee County

Daily COVID-19 Growth Slowing in Milwaukee County

But deaths and hospitalizations are growing.

Majority Leader Fitzgerald Reacts to Evers’ Mask Mandate
Statement from Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow after Governor Evers Issues Mask Mandate
Gov. Evers Delivers Democratic Radio Address on Statewide Face Covering Requirement
Statement: Mask mandate an important step, but state leaders should create new stay-at-home order
Press Release

Statement: Mask mandate an important step, but state leaders should create new stay-at-home order

With COVID-19 surging, state leaders should shut down, start over and do it right

A victory for public health – Sen. Larson praises statewide mask order
Chairwoman Nicholson Urges Local Health Officers to Enforce Statewide Mask Rule
WI Daily: 1,059 New Cases As Governor Announces Mask Mandate
WI Daily

1,059 New Cases As Governor Announces Mask Mandate

Second biggest testing and case day on record.

State mask mandate is in the best interest of Wisconsin residents
Press Release

State mask mandate is in the best interest of Wisconsin residents

Statement of Common Council President Cavalier Johnson July 30, 2020

Governor Evers Public Health Emergency’s Next Step is Closing Schools
Press Release

Governor Evers Public Health Emergency’s Next Step is Closing Schools

Governor grabs too much executive power, usurps local control

Data Wonk: Evers Should Re-Order All Restrictions
Data Wonk

Evers Should Re-Order All Restrictions

Not just a mask mandate. Put the Supreme Court on the hot seat.

Dictator Evers’ Mask Decree
Evers Issues Statewide Mask Mandate

Evers Issues Statewide Mask Mandate

Order goes into effect August 1st.

The Idea Activists and Police Agree On

The Idea Activists and Police Agree On

Why are cops still being sent to respond to mental health crises?

Gov. Evers Issues Executive Order Declaring Public Health Emergency and Requiring Face Coverings Statewide
Most Rural Schools Plan In-Person Classes

Most Rural Schools Plan In-Person Classes

Many Districts Plan For Some Virtual School, Especially For Older Students

The People’s Maps Commission application deadline is this Friday
National Guard’s COVID-19 Testing At Risk

National Guard’s COVID-19 Testing At Risk

Federal funding for this ends next month. Guard members have helped accomplish much of testing in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers Endorses Israel Ramón for Register of Deeds
Press Release

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers Endorses Israel Ramón for Register of Deeds

Gov. Evers acknowledges progress made, more progressive reforms on the way

Larson Launches State Mask Mandate Petition

Larson Launches State Mask Mandate Petition

State senator has gotten 8,000 signatures and a torrent of social media abuse.

Obama, Clinton, Join Lt. Governor Barnes in Celebrating NextGen Contacting Over 3 Million Voters Nationwide, 234,000 in Wisconsin
Press Release

Obama, Clinton, Join Lt. Governor Barnes in Celebrating NextGen Contacting Over 3 Million Voters Nationwide, 234,000 in Wisconsin

Progressive powerhouses, Lt. Governor team up to turnout youth vote

Karofsky Swearing In During 100-Mile Run

Karofsky Swearing In During 100-Mile Run

New Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice will take oath 35 miles into a 100-mile ultramarathon.

Op Ed: Congressional Republicans Fail Wisconsin
Op Ed

Congressional Republicans Fail Wisconsin

Democrats passed second pandemic relief bill in May. State’s GOP members continue to delay.

Report Pushes State Transition to Clean Energy

Report Pushes State Transition to Clean Energy

Wisconsin trails surrounding states in renewable energy. Report lists changes needed to catch up.

Sen. Tammy Baldwin Endorses Slate of Legislative Candidates
Wisconsin National Guard continues statewide COVID-19 testing this week
Gov. Evers Announces $41.6 Million Distributed Through Wisconsin Farm Support Program
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces $41.6 Million Distributed Through Wisconsin Farm Support Program

Applications open for second round of funding on August 10

League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County Statement on Deployment of Federal Law Enforcement Officers to Milwaukee
Legislature Hasn’t Met in 100 Days

Legislature Hasn’t Met in 100 Days

No action since April 15 on pandemic, police reform, budget shortfalls.

Rep. Grothman Calls for Schools to Reopen In-Person

Rep. Grothman Calls for Schools to Reopen In-Person

Grothman says no one for reopening in-person wants children at risk.

Wisconsin Politicians Split Down Party Lines on Unemployment

Wisconsin Politicians Split Down Party Lines on Unemployment

Dems want money in people's hands, Republican's don't.

UW System, State Government Looking At Budget Cuts

UW System, State Government Looking At Budget Cuts

Gov. Evers said state agencies need to cut $250 million.

How Rejected Ballots Will Affect Upcoming Election

How Rejected Ballots Will Affect Upcoming Election

This spring, there were more than 23,000 ballots thrown out.

Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Army Cpl. Francis J. Rochon
Trump Sending Federal Agent “Surge” to Milwaukee, State, Local Officials React

Trump Sending Federal Agent “Surge” to Milwaukee, State, Local Officials React

Attorney General calls it a "facist tactic." MPD says support not for civil unrest.

Pandemic May Decimate State Aid to Local Governments

Pandemic May Decimate State Aid to Local Governments

New report shows the state may have to cut revenue sent to local governments.

Top health care professionals to Wisconsin leaders: time to shut down, start over and do it right
Press Release

Top health care professionals to Wisconsin leaders: time to shut down, start over and do it right

With COVID-19 spiking in Wisconsin, experts ask the state leaders to prioritize public health

Palzewicz and Democrats Have Plan for Pandemic
Gov. Evers Announces K-12 Schools Eligible for $46.6 Million
Op Ed: Why Vos and Fitzgerald Fear Fair Maps
Op Ed

Why Vos and Fitzgerald Fear Fair Maps

Only 10% of legislative districts and 0% of congressional districts offer voters a real choice.

Evers Orders $250 Million in Budget Cuts

Evers Orders $250 Million in Budget Cuts

Move comes after earlier call to slash $70 million, all due to pandemic’s economic downturn.

Gov. Evers Announces Additional Cuts to State Spending Due to COVID-19
Data Wonk: Why Evers Must Take Action
Data Wonk

Why Evers Must Take Action

Data shows state is losing the battle against COVID-19. He must reissue an emergency order.

Wisconsin Public Education Network Annual Summit to be held virtually Friday, July 24
Press Release

Wisconsin Public Education Network Annual Summit to be held virtually Friday, July 24

Advocates and experts from around the state will gather for 6th annual event.

Governor’s Prescription Drug Task Force Focuses on Prescription Drug Manufacturing and Consumer Discount Programs
Palzewicz Cautions: COVID-19 Not Over
Press Release

Palzewicz Cautions: COVID-19 Not Over

 

Op Ed: People’s Maps Commission Seeks Fair Elections
Op Ed

People’s Maps Commission Seeks Fair Elections

Citizen members being selected, will oversee fair maps, end partisan gerrymandering.

Op Ed: Biden Can Win Wisconsin
Op Ed

Biden Can Win Wisconsin

His state staff, money raised and poll results all bode well.

The State of Politics: Court Rulings Against Evers Sow Confusion
The State of Politics

Court Rulings Against Evers Sow Confusion

Supreme Court overrules vetoes and health orders with vague language offering no guidance.

Attorney General Kaul Announces Lawsuit Against Trump Administration for Allowing Health Care Discrimination
Back in the News: Could Milwaukee Get Federal Troops?
Back in the News

Could Milwaukee Get Federal Troops?

Trump's chief of staff says administration prepping plan to send troops to Democratic-run cities like Milwaukee.

United States Senator Tammy Bladwin Endorses Israel Ramón for Register of Deeds
Press Release

United States Senator Tammy Bladwin Endorses Israel Ramón for Register of Deeds

Sen. Baldwin believes in efficient government, progressive reforms

Wisconsin National Guard surpasses 250,000 specimens collected for COVID testing; statewide testing continues this week
What Should Next Pandemic Aid Bill Include?

What Should Next Pandemic Aid Bill Include?

State’s Democrats, Republicans disagree on who needs federal help and how much is needed.

Gov. Evers Announces the Passing of Ben Belzer
Op Ed: Mike Pence’s Unreality Show
Op Ed

Mike Pence’s Unreality Show

The Vice President loves us. That’s why he keeps coming back to Wisconsin.

MPS Will Begin School Year Virtually

MPS Will Begin School Year Virtually

School districts aren't prepared to educate in person with current levels of COVID-19.

Democrats Want to Ease Unemployment Restrictions

Democrats Want to Ease Unemployment Restrictions

New legislative package targets state's struggling unemployment system.

State Using Half of Testing Capacity

State Using Half of Testing Capacity

DHS officials call for residents to more readily get tested for COVID-19.

Court Tosses Dems’ Lame-Duck Suit

Court Tosses Dems’ Lame-Duck Suit

Federal appeals court rules the Democratic Party didn't have standing to bring the lawsuit.

Utility Disconnections: CUB asks utilities to delay shutoffs, urges customers to seek energy, rental aid
Evers Issues 18 Pardons

Evers Issues 18 Pardons

The governor revived the pardoning process last year, after former Gov. Walker ignored it for nearly a decade.

Gov. Evers Applauds WHEFA for a Successful 2020 Fiscal Year helping Wisconsin Nonprofits
Wisconsin Conservation Voters endorses its second wave of candidates
Wisconsin Democrats Report Record Fundraising Haul

Wisconsin Democrats Report Record Fundraising Haul

Party raises $10 million, the most it's raised in a three month period.

Gov. Evers Delivers Democratic Radio Address on Broadband Access
Gov. Evers Grants Eighteen Pardons – Largest Group So Far 
Data Wonk: Why Wisconsin, U.S. Failed Against COVID-19
Data Wonk

Why Wisconsin, U.S. Failed Against COVID-19

Conservative network, including key state operatives, quietly fought solutions other advanced countries pursued.

Op Ed: Don’t Let Utilities Shut Off People’s Power
Op Ed

Don’t Let Utilities Shut Off People’s Power

PSC decision allows utilities in Wisconsin to start disconnecting power as of July 25.

Murphy’s Law: Zamarripa Defends Her Double Dipping
Murphy’s Law

Zamarripa Defends Her Double Dipping

Alderwoman will collect second full-time salary as state legislator for eight months.

Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order Creating Governor’s Task Force on Broadband Access
Conspiracy Theories Dog COVID-19 Contact Tracers

Conspiracy Theories Dog COVID-19 Contact Tracers

Misinformation about actions to protect health are exhausting local officials in the state.

Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Dane County Circuit Court
Robin Vos Accepts Government-Funded PPP Loan Worth Up to $300,000 After Maligning Recipients of Government Aid
Press Release

Robin Vos Accepts Government-Funded PPP Loan Worth Up to $300,000 After Maligning Recipients of Government Aid

Accepted the Loan Just Days Before Leaving Essential Workers Out to Dry

State GOP Convention Decries Anarchy, Socialism

State GOP Convention Decries Anarchy, Socialism

Hundreds at in-person convention in Green Bay despite fliers warning they ‘assume any potential risk’.

State Institutes Mask Mandate for Executive Branch Employees

State Institutes Mask Mandate for Executive Branch Employees

Evers doesn't think he can impose a statewide mask requirement.

Op Ed: State High Court Nullifies 2018 Election
Op Ed

State High Court Nullifies 2018 Election

One again, conservative judges uphold lame duck laws and then overthrow governor's vetoes

Legislature Unlikely to Respond to BLM Movement Soon

Legislature Unlikely to Respond to BLM Movement Soon

Republican controlled state legislature shows no signs of convening to respond to the growing movement for police reform.

Thompson Seeks $110M for UW System’s COVID-19 Response

Thompson Seeks $110M for UW System’s COVID-19 Response

The interim president wants federal, state aid for PPE and testing when schools reopen.

WI Supreme Court Nullifies Three of Evers’ Vetoes

WI Supreme Court Nullifies Three of Evers’ Vetoes

Conservative majority tosses out decades of precedent on the governor's vetoes.

Gov. Evers Releases Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court Ruling
Wisconsin Supreme Court: Three of Governor Evers’ Budget Vetoes Unconstitutional
Press Release

Wisconsin Supreme Court: Three of Governor Evers’ Budget Vetoes Unconstitutional

Court strikes down 3 of 4 budget vetoes in WILL original action

WI Supreme Court Upholds GOP Lame-Duck Laws

WI Supreme Court Upholds GOP Lame-Duck Laws

For second time, the state's high court rules in favor of laws stripping some of governor's powers.

Gov. Evers Delivers Democratic Radio Address on The People’s Maps Commission
Unemployment Claims Continue At Unprecedented Rate

Unemployment Claims Continue At Unprecedented Rate

DWD triples workforce for unemployment insurance system in response.

Gov. Evers Announces Successful Roll Out of Online COVID-19 Test Registration at National Guard Testing Sites
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces Successful Roll Out of Online COVID-19 Test Registration at National Guard Testing Sites

COVID Connect provides shorter wait times and faster results

Assembly GOP Pitches Unemployment Loans

Assembly GOP Pitches Unemployment Loans

Instead of convening and legislating, Republican legislators pitch a personal loan program.

Statement from Senator Erpenbach on The People’s Maps Commission
Evers Considering Abandoned $1.1 Billion I-94 Expansion

Evers Considering Abandoned $1.1 Billion I-94 Expansion

The project was dropped by Gov. Scott Walker over it's huge price tag.

Gov. Evers Announces People’s Maps Commission Application and Selection Processes 
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces People’s Maps Commission Application and Selection Processes 

“People should get to choose their elected officials, not the other way around”

Gov. Evers Releases Statement on State Supreme Court’s Ruling on Lame Duck
Lame Duck Supreme Court Upholds Lame Duck GOP Power Grab
Evers Won’t Issue New Shutdown Order

Evers Won’t Issue New Shutdown Order

Cites Republican and Supreme Court opposition even as state cases double in just one month.

Gov. Evers Announces Advent Tool & Manufacturing to Relocate to Salem Lakes
Gov. Evers Announces Advent Tool & Manufacturing to Relocate to Salem Lakes
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces Advent Tool & Manufacturing to Relocate to Salem Lakes

Company is latest to invest in Kenosha County

Gov. Evers Announces I-94 East-West Corridor Project to Move Forward
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces I-94 East-West Corridor Project to Move Forward

Project expected to create between 6,000 and 10,000 jobs in Wisconsin

WMC: Clarity Needed from DHS and Sec. Andrea Palm
Gov. Evers Appoints Doug Rebout to DATCP Board
Wisconsin Has Fastest COVID-19 Spread In U.S.

Wisconsin Has Fastest COVID-19 Spread In U.S.

New study has alarming figures, with spread coming since state shutdown ended.

WI Daily: COVID-19 Cases Double Since Memorial Day
WI Daily

COVID-19 Cases Double Since Memorial Day

State officials fear spread to older population could trigger surge in hospitalizations and deaths.

Gov. Evers Announces Statewide Efforts to Distribute PPE to Schools, Food Processors, Businesses
Gov. Evers, WisDOT Secretary-designee Thompson Announce More Than $160 Million in Transportation Aid for Local Governments
State leaders, local officials to celebrate downtown successes during Wisconsin Main Street Days July 7-10
Press Release

State leaders, local officials to celebrate downtown successes during Wisconsin Main Street Days July 7-10

Events across the state will recognize best in class downtown revitalization projects, business successes and welcome new program members

Gov. Evers Appoints Katie Sloma as Circuit Court Judge for Shawano-Menominee Counties
State Unemployment Insurance System Failing Many

State Unemployment Insurance System Failing Many

The pandemic has exposed the weaknesses of the current system, and left many without help.

Gov. Evers Appoints Monica Hall as Jefferson County District Attorney
Data Wonk: Who Benefits From the Madison Vandalism?
Data Wonk

Who Benefits From the Madison Vandalism?

History suggests it could change the narrative, change voters’ views.

Minority Workers Get Less Unemployment Aid?

Minority Workers Get Less Unemployment Aid?

National studies shows Black, Latino workers typically get less aid. Wisconsin has no data by race.

Baldwin Calls For Federal Safety Rules for Businesses

Baldwin Calls For Federal Safety Rules for Businesses

Uniformity needed, state-by-state pandemic rules leave businesses on "uneven playing field,” senator charges.

Your Right to Know: More Police Transparency Needed
Your Right to Know

More Police Transparency Needed

Law allows unnecessary delays for release of data.

Gov. Evers Announces $1.5 Million in Grants for Wisconsin’s Coastal Communities
Republicans Flip-Flop on Local Control

Republicans Flip-Flop on Local Control

First demanded local control of COVID-19 rules, now oppose county restrictions.

In Case You Missed It: Evers Has No Written Authorization of Call Recording
State’s Health Care Workers Demand Hazard Pay

State’s Health Care Workers Demand Hazard Pay

As COVID-19 cases rise again, Democratic bill provides increased pay, paid medical leave.

Committee passes resolution supporting Gov. Evers’ policing accountability and transparency reforms
Everybody Wants Action From Gov. Evers

Everybody Wants Action From Gov. Evers

Madison protesters want protection. Republican legislators want tougher policing.

The State of Politics: UW Tests Tommy’s Legacy As a ‘Builder”
The State of Politics

UW Tests Tommy’s Legacy As a ‘Builder”

Former governor has huge legacy of bipartisan success, but leading UW won’t be easy.

State Was a Leader in Handling AIDS

State Was a Leader in Handling AIDS

Wisconsin less partisan and leaders had broad authority under law state Supreme Court recently overruled.

Op Ed: Evers Must Expand Access to Photo ID
Op Ed

Evers Must Expand Access to Photo ID

28 voting rights groups urge him to enforce executive order he issued.

A COVID-19 Case Spike May Merit Bar Limits, Sen. Johnson Says

A COVID-19 Case Spike May Merit Bar Limits, Sen. Johnson Says

But schools should open this fall.

Register of Deeds Israel Ramón Statement on Predecessor Guilty Plea
Press Release

Register of Deeds Israel Ramón Statement on Predecessor Guilty Plea

Ramón working to move Milwaukee County forward, addresses issues from previous administration

DNR Will Draft Regulations on Firefighting Foam Containing PFAS

DNR Will Draft Regulations on Firefighting Foam Containing PFAS

The agency got the go-ahead from the state's Natural Resources Board.

Bradley: “The Madness and Violence Needs to End”
Wisconsin National Guard Quick to Support Local Law Enforcement in Dane County
Op Ed: Tommy Could Have Big Impact on UW
Op Ed

Tommy Could Have Big Impact on UW

Will likely serve two years as UW System President. And could re-shape entire system.

Can Palzewicz Win Race for Congress?

Can Palzewicz Win Race for Congress?

Democrat running in Republican leaning district long held by Jim Sensenbrenner.

2020 Invader Crusader Award Winners Announced
Press Release

2020 Invader Crusader Award Winners Announced

Individuals And Groups Honored For Work To Control Invasive Species

61% of State Residents Support Protests

61% of State Residents Support Protests

And Biden now leads Trump by 8% in state, latest Marquette poll finds.

County Spending $10 Million to Prevent Evictions

County Spending $10 Million to Prevent Evictions

Evictions up 44% since May. Both Milwaukee and Dane counties using federal funds to fight this.

What Happened at Madison’s Protests

What Happened at Madison’s Protests

State Sen. Tim Carpenter assaulted, two Capitol statues toppled, windows broken, Evers condemns violence.

Sen. Fitzgerald Reacts to Overnight Lawlessness in Madison
Register of Deeds Israel Ramón Announces Early List of Endorsements
Press Release

Register of Deeds Israel Ramón Announces Early List of Endorsements

Elected officials from across Milwaukee County, state, support Ramón

Gov. Evers Statement on Madison Protests Last Night
Daily: Positive COVID-19 Case Rate Drops To Two-Week Low, But Trend Still Increasing
Daily

Positive COVID-19 Case Rate Drops To Two-Week Low, But Trend Still Increasing

Testing volume is declining in Wisconsin.

Gov. Evers Applauds SEOC’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
Press Release

Gov. Evers Applauds SEOC’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

SEOC marks 100 days of activation, accomplishments essential to statewide efforts

New Tool Tracks COVID-19 Changes By County

New Tool Tracks COVID-19 Changes By County

State DHS dashboard tracks active spread in last two weeks to guide decision makers.

State Trails Midwest in Spending on Universities

State Trails Midwest in Spending on Universities

Report: Wisconsin’s public university funding below five neighboring states, down 42% since 2006.

Governor Evers, Commissioner Afable Announce New Online Resource to Help Wisconsinites Get Health Insurance
Press Release: Gov. Evers Appoints Suzanne O’Neill as Marathon County Circuit Court Judge
Op Ed: The Banality of State Sen. Luther Olsen
Op Ed

The Banality of State Sen. Luther Olsen

Retiring Republican moderate has rolled over repeatedly for the most extreme GOP ideas and politicians.

The State of Politics: County’s Sales Tax Revenue Plummets
The State of Politics

County’s Sales Tax Revenue Plummets

A 16% one-year drop, as urban counties saw biggest declines due to pandemic.

Bradley: “Evers Fails Another Leadership Test”
Pandemic Adds Barriers for College Voters

Pandemic Adds Barriers for College Voters

Wisconsin one of the hardest places to vote for college students living away from home.

Barnes Calls on Wisconsin to Tackle Climate Change

Barnes Calls on Wisconsin to Tackle Climate Change

The Lt. Gov. says, "we cannot afford to let the gravity of the crisis paralyze us."

Evers Introduces Police Reform Legislation

Evers Introduces Police Reform Legislation

Bills banning police use of chokeholds, no-knock warrants part of legislative package.

Juneteenth Flag Flies Over City Hall Complex

Juneteenth Flag Flies Over City Hall Complex

City flies flag for the first time as county and state follow suit.

Rep. Bowen Statement on Governor Evers’ Justice Reform Proposals
Press Release

Rep. Bowen Statement on Governor Evers’ Justice Reform Proposals

“Passing These Bills Would Be an Important First Step towards Real Reform”

Gov. Evers, Lt. Gov. Barnes Announce Policing Accountability and Transparency Reforms in Wisconsin
Press Release

Gov. Evers, Lt. Gov. Barnes Announce Policing Accountability and Transparency Reforms in Wisconsin

Evers, Barnes call for bipartisanship in first step toward dismantling racism in a state consistently ranked among the worst in racial disparities

Juneteenth Flags Will Fly at Capitol, City Office Building For First Time

Juneteenth Flags Will Fly at Capitol, City Office Building For First Time

Move is part of growing recognition for holiday.

Supreme Court Salvages DACA Protections

Supreme Court Salvages DACA Protections

A narrow majority overturns Trump administration's revocation of DACA.

$16.7 million Dividends for Wisconsin Plan equals impact
Press Release

$16.7 million Dividends for Wisconsin Plan equals impact

Funds set for rural workforce housing pilot, economic development initiatives

Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth This Year

Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth This Year

Despite the pandemic, there are a number of virtual events and protests this Juneteenth.

Data Wonk: Will State Face a Second COVID-19 Wave?
Data Wonk

Will State Face a Second COVID-19 Wave?

All evidence suggests state is doing well. But there may be danger from other states.

Gov. Evers Announces More Than $80 Million in COVID-19 Financial Assistance to K-12 Schools and Higher Education Institutions
Utilities On Track to Cut Emissions 40%

Utilities On Track to Cut Emissions 40%

That’s by 2026. And many aim for 80% cut by 2050, according to state Public Service Commission report.

Online Sales Taxes Won’t Help State Budget

Online Sales Taxes Won’t Help State Budget

They’ve risen during pandemic, but under state law must be used to lower income taxes.

Gov. Evers Announces Juneteenth Flag to Fly Over the State Capitol Building in Celebration of Juneteenth
Evers Rejects UW System Rules on Sex Assault

Evers Rejects UW System Rules on Sex Assault

System changes, in line with new federal regulations on sex harassment and assault, could have 'chilling' effect on victims, Evers says.

Gov. Evers Announces June Pardon Advisory Board Meeting
Murphy’s Law: Did High Court Order Hike State’s COVID Cases?
Murphy’s Law

Did High Court Order Hike State’s COVID Cases?

They’re definitely up since state Supreme Court ruling, and a faster rate than the nation.

Gov. Evers Rejects Scope Statement Implementing Trump Administration Title IX Changes
Fitzgerald Releases Legal Memo on Recording Consent, Calls on Evers to Answer Important Questions
Trump Suit Against TV Station Questioned

Trump Suit Against TV Station Questioned

Lawyer for Rhinelander TV station that ran anti-Trump ad calls for suit’s dismissal: it’s the “highest form of protected speech.”

Time to Face Systemic Racism, Biden Says

Time to Face Systemic Racism, Biden Says

Presidential candidate’s address to state’s Democrats says “soul of America” is at stake.

Evers Meets With Lawmakers on Police Reform

Evers Meets With Lawmakers on Police Reform

Governor says the state is at a "watershed moment" for the issue of police reform, racism.

Op Ed: Vos Blames Immigrants for Pandemic
Op Ed

Vos Blames Immigrants for Pandemic

High rate of COVID-19 in Racine caused by “immigrant culture”, Assembly Speaker says.

Gov. Evers Announces $40 Million in Financial Assistance to Hospitals to Help With COVID-19 Losses
Evers’ Office Secretly Recorded Meeting with GOP Leaders

Evers’ Office Secretly Recorded Meeting with GOP Leaders

The call was a debate between leaders over the 'Safer-At-Home' order after it was struck down.

Gov. Evers Appoints State Representative Chris Taylor to Dane County Circuit Court
Wisconsin Leads 22-State Coalition on PFAS

Wisconsin Leads 22-State Coalition on PFAS

They support federal standards to prevent ‘forever chemicals” from polluting drinking water.

Fitzgerald Responds to Evers’ Secret Nixonesque Recording
Evers Pulls National Guard From Milwaukee

Evers Pulls National Guard From Milwaukee

The 125 troops serving as a backup force during the protests have been withdrawn.

Gov. Evers, Local Leaders Announce Conclusion of Wisconsin National Guard Mission
Op Ed: Jensen Tries to Pre-Rig Redistricting
Op Ed

Jensen Tries to Pre-Rig Redistricting

To maintain gerrymandering, neutralize governor, wants to give state Supreme Court the whip hand.

Back in the News: State Has Third Least Restrictive Pandemic Rules
Back in the News

State Has Third Least Restrictive Pandemic Rules

Only South and North Dakota are less restrictive, study finds.

Nicole Safar to Lead Progressive Communications and Research Hub A Better Wisconsin Together as Executive Director
The State of Politics: Local Governments Face Huge Revenue Losses
The State of Politics

Local Governments Face Huge Revenue Losses

Continuing COVID-19 losses could force employee furloughs, major service cuts.

Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity

Panel will hold listening sessions, make recommendations on rural resilience

Gov. Evers Appoints Kori Ashley as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge
Gov. Evers Appoints Jacob Frost as Dane County Circuit Court Judge
Op Ed: UWM’s Financial Plight Is “Catastrophic”
Op Ed

UWM’s Financial Plight Is “Catastrophic”

Governor, Legislature not helping. Big hitters in Milwaukee need to rally around university.

State, City Elected Officials Call for Police Reform

State, City Elected Officials Call for Police Reform

Activists, Alders, lawmakers and the governor are calling for policy changes.

Evers Calls For Action to Dismantle ‘Systemic Racism’

Evers Calls For Action to Dismantle ‘Systemic Racism’

Governor says, "We must use this dark moment to begin to be an example for the rest of the nation."

Wisconsin National Guard surpasses 100,000 specimens collected for COVID-19 testing
Gov. Evers Announces Rainbow Pride Flag to Fly Over State Capitol Honoring Pride Month
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces Rainbow Pride Flag to Fly Over State Capitol Honoring Pride Month

 In 2019, the Rainbow Pride flag flew over the Wisconsin State Capitol for the first time in state history

UW System Wants To Borrow for Pandemic Costs

UW System Wants To Borrow for Pandemic Costs

President Ray Cross asks legislature to convene a special session.

AG Kaul, Gov. Evers Defend Title IX
Press Release

AG Kaul, Gov. Evers Defend Title IX

 

Democrat Appointed Chair of State Elections Commission

Democrat Appointed Chair of State Elections Commission

Ann Jacobs will lead commission as it wrestles with election policy during a pandemic.

Lt. Gov. Barnes Delivers Democratic Radio Address on the Killing of George Floyd
WILL Wants WI Supreme Court to Take Redistricting Cases First

WILL Wants WI Supreme Court to Take Redistricting Cases First

Conservative group wants state supreme court to handle redistricting disputes.

Op Ed: We Don’t Need the National Guard
Op Ed

We Don’t Need the National Guard

We need our elected leaders to dismantle racist practices.

Could Floyd’s Killing Lead to State Reform?

Could Floyd’s Killing Lead to State Reform?

Evers calls for long-delayed bill on deadly use of force by police to be taken up by Legislature.

Evers Joins Phone Call With Trump

Evers Joins Phone Call With Trump

President urges governors "to get tougher” with protestors. Evers says nothing.

Protest Leader Frank Nitty Released

Protest Leader Frank Nitty Released

District Attorney Chisholm says leader released, wasn't charged, but facts still being gathered.

Peaceful March Leader Frank Nitty Arrested

Peaceful March Leader Frank Nitty Arrested

Sheriff's deputies arrested influential leader. Mayor Barrett reportedly opposed detainment.

Gov. Evers Appoints Mario White as Dane County Circuit Court Judge
Gov. Evers: We Must Confront Society’s Comfort with Racism
Community Leaders List Changes Protestors Want

Community Leaders List Changes Protestors Want

Demands push for more racial equity, major changes in state, local and police policies.

Evers Appoints Three New UW Regents

Evers Appoints Three New UW Regents

Effective immediately, will help shift direction of UW System policies.

Wisconsin National Guard troops assisting civil authorities in multiple Wisconsin communities
Statement on new appointments to the Board of Regents
Gov. Evers Announces Three Appointments to the UW Board of Regents
The State of Politics: State Faces Huge Highway Fund Shortfall
The State of Politics

State Faces Huge Highway Fund Shortfall

Tough choices as gas tax revenue plummets, shortfall could be “hundreds of millions”.

Child Care Providers Struggle to Stay Safe

Child Care Providers Struggle to Stay Safe

Low pay, high turnover, and now a pandemic that threatens to put them out of business.

Press Release: Gov. Evers Appoints Randy Romanski as DATCP Secretary
Wisconsin National Guard to Support Local Law Enforcement in Madison
Sheriff Lucas Issues Statement Regarding National Guard Authorization
Wisconsin National Guard troops mobilized in support of Milwaukee
ACLU of Wisconsin Statement on Governor Evers’ Decision to Deploy National Guard to Milwaukee
213 Waupun Inmates Have COVID-19

213 Waupun Inmates Have COVID-19

18% of 1,181 inmates tested positive, along with 15 staff members at prison.

Wisconsin National Guard to Support Local Law Enforcement in Milwaukee
Daily: COVID-19 Testing, Cases Surge 22 Percent
Daily

COVID-19 Testing, Cases Surge 22 Percent

Record testing, cases. Hospitalizations also at 30-day high.

Rental assistance program coming soon to eligible residents
Press Release

Rental assistance program coming soon to eligible residents

News release from Alderman Khalif J. Rainey

Eviction Ban Lifted, Here’s What Renters Should Know

Eviction Ban Lifted, Here’s What Renters Should Know

Moratorium on evictions was suspended Tuesday, many landlords rushed to start evictions.

Gov. Evers Releases Statement on Death of George Floyd
Rainey Seeks Extension of Eviction Moratorium

Rainey Seeks Extension of Eviction Moratorium

Ald. Rainey is worried the state's rental assistance won't be enough.

GOP, Dems Battle Over Unemployment Backlog

GOP, Dems Battle Over Unemployment Backlog

Democrats say Walker administration failed to update the system, now it can't handle unprecedented wave of unemployment claims.

Gov. Evers Delivers Democratic Radio Address Encouraging Wisconsinites to Wear Masks
WI Supreme Court Dismisses Second ‘Safer At Home’ Suit

WI Supreme Court Dismisses Second ‘Safer At Home’ Suit

Ruling leaves local stay-at-home orders in place.

Gov. Evers Announces $200 Million “Routes to Recovery: Local Government Aid Grants” Program
Will Evictions, Home Foreclosures Rise?

Will Evictions, Home Foreclosures Rise?

State moratorium on both has expired, experts expect surge in problems.

Wisconsin National Guard surpasses 70,000 specimens collected at mobile testing sites around the state
Sheila Briggs Announces Candidacy for State Superintendent of Public Instruction
The State of Politics: State Tourism Leader Says Don’t Travel
The State of Politics

State Tourism Leader Says Don’t Travel

Pandemic risk too great now, state “secretary of fun” says, but hoping for a tourism rebound.

Far More Businesses Using Work Share

Far More Businesses Using Work Share

Up 17-fold in state since pandemic, as companies avoid layoffs by switching workers to part-time.

State Creating a Contact Tracing Army

State Creating a Contact Tracing Army

Goal of 1,000 tracers, librarians, National Guard members may be recruited.

Evers Promises Three New UW Regents

Evers Promises Three New UW Regents

“Extremely unusual” for board members with expired terms to stay on and continue voting.

Many Will Have a Virtual Memorial Day

Many Will Have a Virtual Memorial Day

War Memorial Center cancels events. Others scaling back or moving events online.

National Guard COVID-19 Funding at Stake

National Guard COVID-19 Funding at Stake

Trump considering cuts, officials in Wisconsin, other states urge him to continue funding.

Governor’s Climate Change Task Force Meets

Governor’s Climate Change Task Force Meets

Third meeting on zoom. Policy recommendations expected by October 31.

Staycations More Likely on Memorial Day?

Staycations More Likely on Memorial Day?

State destinations like Door County, Wisconsin Dells not sure what to expect.

Will Northwoods Vacations Spread COVID-19?

Will Northwoods Vacations Spread COVID-19?

Many owners of cabins come from hot spots like Milwaukee, Chicago, Twin Cities.

Advocacy Groups Want Better Worker Safety

Advocacy Groups Want Better Worker Safety

Following COVID-19 outbreak at Kenosha Amazon facility, they urge legislators to reinstate protections.

Pandemic Exposes Caregiver Shortage

Pandemic Exposes Caregiver Shortage

Care for elderly and disabled was already hard to find, the pandemic made it worse.

Application deadline extended to May 26 for Ethnic Minority Emergency Grants
Press Release

Application deadline extended to May 26 for Ethnic Minority Emergency Grants

$2,000 grants available to ethnically diverse microbusinesses

Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff on Memorial Day, Encourages Wisconsinites to Honor Memorial Day Safely
Gov. Evers Congratulates Class of 2020 Graduates
Wear A Mask, Public Heath Officials Say

Wear A Mask, Public Heath Officials Say

Now that Evers' Safer-At-Home has ended, health officials plead with the public to take precautions on their own.

State Allocates $100M for Nursing Home Aid

State Allocates $100M for Nursing Home Aid

Funding from the CARES Act will go offset COVID-19 related expenses.

Federal Lawsuit Challenges Local “Safer at Home” Orders

Federal Lawsuit Challenges Local “Safer at Home” Orders

Two plaintiffs are Republican candidates for office, another is a Milwaukee pastor.

Fear of COVID-19 in State’s Crowded Prisons

Fear of COVID-19 in State’s Crowded Prisons

Despite reductions in overall population, overcrowded prisons remain a threat to inmate safety during the pandemic.

Senator Baldwin and Representatives Kind, Moore and Pocan Call on President Trump to Extend Federal Funding for Wisconsin National Guard in Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic
Press Release

Senator Baldwin and Representatives Kind, Moore and Pocan Call on President Trump to Extend Federal Funding for Wisconsin National Guard in Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic

"An extension of this funding is critical to ensuring the safety and health of our citizens, as well as advancing efforts to reopen our state."

Data Wonk: What Comes Next in the Fight Against the Coronavirus?
Data Wonk

What Comes Next in the Fight Against the Coronavirus?

Will individual choices be enough to keep a spike in cases and deaths at bay?

State Creates Pandemic Rent Assistance Program

State Creates Pandemic Rent Assistance Program

Gov. Evers is using Cares Act funds to help low-income residents pay for housing.

Milwaukee County Leaders Call on Governor for Support
Press Release

Milwaukee County Leaders Call on Governor for Support

Crowley and Nicholson Urge Governor to Provide Funding for Essential Services and Mitigate Racially Disparate Impacts of COVID-19

Murphy’s Law: State’s Liberal Talk Radio Chain Growing
Murphy’s Law

State’s Liberal Talk Radio Chain Growing

Mike Crute’s stations, audience growing, so why the resistance from Democratic leaders?

Former GOP Chairman and Businessman Julian Bradley Runs For 28th Senate District
Gov. Evers Goes All In for Agriculture with $50 Million in Relief for Wisconsin Farmers, $15 Million Food Security Initiative
Suburbs’ Policies Ignore Science, Kowalik Charges

Suburbs’ Policies Ignore Science, Kowalik Charges

Suburban elected officials overruling health officers on COVID-19, city official charges.

Is Wisconsin a ‘Failed State’?

Is Wisconsin a ‘Failed State’?

The Guardian questions if state can perform its core job, "protecting people’s basic security.”

Gov. Evers Announces $25 Million Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program
Did April Election Hike COVID-19 Cases?

Did April Election Hike COVID-19 Cases?

Multiple studies differ on impact of in-person voting in Wisconsin during pandemic.

Evers Details $1.1 Billion Pandemic Plan

Evers Details $1.1 Billion Pandemic Plan

State’s share of CARES Act to ramp up testing, tracing, PPE supplies, hospitals.

Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Price County District Attorney
Legislature Should ‘Step Up’ Barnes Says

Legislature Should ‘Step Up’ Barnes Says

Take action to protect our health, end patchwork of pandemic rules, Lieutenant Governor urges.

Gov. Evers Announces $1 Billion Statewide Effort to Support COVID-19 Testing, Contact Tracing, Operations, and Resources for Local Communities
Op Ed: The Reopen Fans Love Attacking Women
Op Ed

The Reopen Fans Love Attacking Women

State health secretary Andrea Palm, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, others targeted.

Back in the News: Foxconn’s Profits Plunge By 90%
Back in the News

Foxconn’s Profits Plunge By 90%

Factories in China shut down for weeks, sales down, still hoping for subsidy for Wisconsin operation.

Lawsuit Demands State Mail Ballots to Voters

Lawsuit Demands State Mail Ballots to Voters

Activist groups say April election excluded voters, demand mailed ballots to all this fall.

Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Jefferson County District Attorney
Evers Wants 270-Day Shutdown! Nope

Evers Wants 270-Day Shutdown! Nope

Republicans, talk radio spread rumor of nine-month shutdown. Governor calls it "a lie."

Rep. Robyn Vining Applauds the “We’re All In” Small Business Initiative
Kick-starting our economy starts with helping small minority owned businesses
Press Release

Kick-starting our economy starts with helping small minority owned businesses

Statement of Common Council President Cavalier Johnson May 18, 2020

Evers Announces $75 Million Small Business Grant Program

Evers Announces $75 Million Small Business Grant Program

Up to 30,000 businesses could receive aid. Additional funding for minority-owned firms.

Op Ed: Black Lives Collateral Damage in Pandemic
Op Ed

Black Lives Collateral Damage in Pandemic

The rush to reopen state is most threatening to the black community.

Murphy’s Law: Why Vos, Fitzgerald Refused to Lead
Murphy’s Law

Why Vos, Fitzgerald Refused to Lead

They took away Gov. Evers’ power to oversee pandemic and then did nothing. Why?

Gov. Evers Announces $75 Million We’re All In Grant Program and Initiative to Spur Wisconsin’s Economic Recovery, Promote Safe Business Practices
The State of Politics: Tony Evers Plays Mr. Rogers
The State of Politics

Tony Evers Plays Mr. Rogers

Governor handles pandemic and Supreme Court loss with nice guy concerns for our health.

State COVID Restrictions Continue for Prisons

State COVID Restrictions Continue for Prisons

Social distancing guidelines maintained for all state’s correctional institutions.

No New State Pandemic Rules Likely

No New State Pandemic Rules Likely

Evers and legislative leaders can’t agree. And even if they did it would take weeks to create.

Wisconsin National Guard conducting mobile testing at sites around the state
Wisconsin Relaxes Food Stamps Rules

Wisconsin Relaxes Food Stamps Rules

Residents using SNAP benefits can now buy groceries online.

Attorney General Supports Local Health Orders

Attorney General Supports Local Health Orders

Kaul opinion finds local orders enforceable, but communities continue to rescind theirs.

Are Local “Safer at Home” Orders Legal?

Are Local “Safer at Home” Orders Legal?

Kenosha and Brown counties drop theirs, while Mayor Barrett stands by city's, says politics at play.

Gov. Evers Announces Donation of 210,000 Procedural Masks for COVID-19 Response
Campaign Cash: Justice Bradley Got $20K from Safer-At-Home Plaintiff
Campaign Cash

Justice Bradley Got $20K from Safer-At-Home Plaintiff

Bradley got max contribution from one of the parties to a second lawsuit challenging the safer-at-home orders.

State Urges Supreme Court to Keep ACA Intact

State Urges Supreme Court to Keep ACA Intact

AG Kaul filed a brief as a friend-of-the-court in Supreme Court Case.

Gov. Evers Approves DHS Statement of Scope, Beginning Administrative Rule Making Process
Op Ed: GOP Fundraiser Under Investigation for PPE Business
Op Ed

GOP Fundraiser Under Investigation for PPE Business

Mike Gula, who has fundraised for Sen. Ron Johnson, tried to cash in on the pandemic but didn't deliver.

Losing a Loved One to COVID-19

Losing a Loved One to COVID-19

Nothing is the same for families trying to grieve during the pandemic.

Wisconsin Politicos Respond to Safer At Home Ruling

Wisconsin Politicos Respond to Safer At Home Ruling

Politicians, lobbyists and activists fall back on party line in attacking or praising decision.

Press Release: Gov. Evers Delivers Democratic Radio Address on Supreme Court of Wisconsin Ruling
Gov Evers’ Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court Ruling
Press Release

Gov Evers’ Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court Ruling

Supreme Court of Wisconsin Rules Against Science and the Health and Safety of Wisconsinites

Milwaukee’s “Safer at Home” Order Remains in Effect

Milwaukee’s “Safer at Home” Order Remains in Effect

Bars and restaurants in Milwaukee must remain closed.

Supreme Court Strikes Down “Safer at Home”

Supreme Court Strikes Down “Safer at Home”

Decision goes into effect immediately. Milwaukee's order remains in effect.

Bewley Statement on Supreme Court Decision
MU Poll Finds Most Back State Shutdown

MU Poll Finds Most Back State Shutdown

But margin reduced: 69% favor stay-at-home order versus 86% in late March poll.

Murphy’s Law: State’s COVID Growth Slower Than Nation
Murphy’s Law

State’s COVID Growth Slower Than Nation

Wisconsin below most states and all of Midwest in per-capita COVID-19 cases and deaths.

Thousands of businesses can reopen under new emergency order
Press Release

Thousands of businesses can reopen under new emergency order

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis May 13, 2020

MKE County: Weishan Running for Register of Deeds
MKE County

Weishan Running for Register of Deeds

After 20 years on the county board Sup. John Weishan, Jr. seeks a better paying position.

Daily: Five of Six Badger Bounce Back Critieria Have Green Light
Daily

Five of Six Badger Bounce Back Critieria Have Green Light

Testing totals should soon surge as a result of Wisconsin National Guard collections.

April Home Sales Down 9.2%
New Marquette Law School Poll finds reduced but majority support for COVID-19 restrictions, while partisan divisions increase
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds reduced but majority support for COVID-19 restrictions, while partisan divisions increase

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll

Murphy’s Law: Vos, Fitzgerald Cost Taxpayers Billions
Murphy’s Law

Vos, Fitzgerald Cost Taxpayers Billions

Their latest mistake adds $25 million more lost to taxpayers.

High Court Considers Second Lawsuit on Shutdown

High Court Considers Second Lawsuit on Shutdown

Two citizens argue state 'Safer-At-Home’ order violates their constitutional freedoms.

Limited Number of State Shooting Ranges To Reopen May 14
Daily: COVID-19 Testing Falls To One-Week Low
Daily

COVID-19 Testing Falls To One-Week Low

Three of six Badger Bounce Back plan criteria are now satisfied.

Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to Governor’s Task Force on Student Debt
State Allows Most Retail Stores to Open

State Allows Most Retail Stores to Open

New order by Gov. Evers says stores can allow customers in, with restrictions.

AFP Applauds Dentistry Board Urging Access to Dental Services
Gov. Evers Announces Another Turn of the Dial for Wisconsin Businesses
Op Ed: Republicans Test Ugly Campaign Theme
Op Ed

Republicans Test Ugly Campaign Theme

Message for 2020: ’Some of you will have to die’.

Special Election Will Have In-Person Voting

Special Election Will Have In-Person Voting

Tuesday’s 7th District election in Northern Wisconsin will use many safety measures.

Gov. Evers Announces New Community Testing Sites Being Held in Milwaukee and Madison
Op Ed: A Red County Questions Federal Effort
Op Ed

A Red County Questions Federal Effort

Our government could win WWII but can’t manufacture enough masks to protect us from a virus?

Wisconsin Grapples With Holding Elections During Pandemic

Wisconsin Grapples With Holding Elections During Pandemic

As more elections move forward, public officials work to ensure safe voting.

Seeking COVID Compassion

Seeking COVID Compassion

Advocates seek clemency, reduction of state’s incarcerated population.

Campaign Cash: The Portfolio of Pat Roggensack
Campaign Cash

The Portfolio of Pat Roggensack

Justice who suggested meat packers aren’t “regular folks” has big investments, campaign donations.

Op Ed: Consumers Will Decide When We Reopen
Op Ed

Consumers Will Decide When We Reopen

You can’t order people to visit movie theaters, retail shops, when most still fear a reopening.

Challenger to Robin Vos Drops Out

Challenger to Robin Vos Drops Out

Vos gets dog feces in the mail, and Democrat Robert Prailes suffers "ugly" personal attacks.

Wisconsin National Guard conducting mobile testing at sites around the state
Battelle Critical Care Decontamination System Ready and Available for Use in Wisconsin
Press Release

Battelle Critical Care Decontamination System Ready and Available for Use in Wisconsin

State’s Health Care Workers and First Responders Encouraged to Submit N95 Respirators For Decontamination and Reuse

GOP Road Show Attacks Evers’ Plan

GOP Road Show Attacks Evers’ Plan

Analysis: Republicans want a Badger Bounce Back, but distort details of Evers' plan.

Joint statement on free COVID-19 testing for Milwaukee’s communities of color
Press Release

Joint statement on free COVID-19 testing for Milwaukee’s communities of color

From Alderman Cavalier Johnson, Alderwoman Nikiya Dodd, Alderman Mark A. Borkowski, Alderman Nik Kovac, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderman Michael J. Murphy, Alderman Scott Spiker, Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa and Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic

Gov. Evers Announces Grant Program for Ethnically Diverse Micro-Businesses
State Releases Guidelines for Businesses to Use Once Reopened

State Releases Guidelines for Businesses to Use Once Reopened

Guidelines include general advice and industry specific recommendations.

Rural Educator Running for State Superintendent

Rural Educator Running for State Superintendent

Jill Underly, superintendent of the Pecatonica School District, wants to address educational inequities caused by poverty.

UW System Expects $212 million in Losses

UW System Expects $212 million in Losses

The pandemic has brought a fiscal crisis to the university system.

Gov. Evers Announces Best Practices and Safety Guidelines for Wisconsin Businesses
Businesses Prepare for Possible Re-Opening

Businesses Prepare for Possible Re-Opening

State hangs in the balance while Supreme Court deliberates Safer-At-Home order.

Daily: COVID-19 Testing Up 31% in Wisconsin
Daily

COVID-19 Testing Up 31% in Wisconsin

State reports over 5,000 tests in a day for first time. Positive test rate drops to record low.

For Now, Milwaukee Must ‘Learn To Live With’ COVID-19

For Now, Milwaukee Must ‘Learn To Live With’ COVID-19

Local officials dealing with the pandemic look back on past two months of COVID-19.

Janet Bewley Is New State Senate Minority Leader

Janet Bewley Is New State Senate Minority Leader

Sen. Bewley sets her sights on overcoming GOP opposition, re-taking the senate.

State Tax Revenue Down $870 Million

State Tax Revenue Down $870 Million

The pandemic has led to a massive slow down in tax collections for the state.

Press Release: Gov. Evers Delivers Democratic Radio Address Encouraging Wisconsinites to Stay Safer at Home
MMAC Wants State to Start Reopening Next Week

MMAC Wants State to Start Reopening Next Week

The group supported Evers original stay at home order that ended April 24.

Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Menominee-Shawano County Circuit Court
New Budget Projections Show Need for Fiscal Responsibility
Gov. Evers Continues to Expand Community Testing Programs, Announces New Online Tool
MKE County: County Creating More Space in Parks
MKE County

County Creating More Space in Parks

As parks usage spikes, officials closing some parkways to cars to create more space for recreation.

Data Wonk: Is It Safe to Reopen the State?
Data Wonk

Is It Safe to Reopen the State?

The data shows pandemic spreading into non-urban red counties.

Vos Suggests Changes to Evers’ Order

Vos Suggests Changes to Evers’ Order

On stay at home policies, Republican leader says legislators more in touch with people than Evers.

Schools Face Uncertain Financial Future

Schools Face Uncertain Financial Future

New report projects shrinking funding. "So many revenue sources are falling.”

Justice Suggests Evers’ Order Is ‘Tyranny’

Justice Suggests Evers’ Order Is ‘Tyranny’

State Supreme Court justices compare safer-at-home order to Japanese internment camps.

State Makes Progress on Bounce Back Plan

State Makes Progress on Bounce Back Plan

Two of six criteria have now been met. More work remains before state can reopen.

Gov. Evers Details Expanded COVID-19 Contact Tracing Efforts
Press Release

Gov. Evers Details Expanded COVID-19 Contact Tracing Efforts

Local and State public health agencies have already completed nearly 18,000 contact tracing interviews since March

Daily: Wisconsin Sets New COVID-19 Testing Record
Daily

Wisconsin Sets New COVID-19 Testing Record

Percent of negative results increases, a positive sign.

State Will Test All Nursing Home Residents

State Will Test All Nursing Home Residents

38% of COVID-19 deaths were in long-term care facilities. 10,000 tests per week planned.

Special Interests Battle on High Court Case

Special Interests Battle on High Court Case

Koch and WMC filings push Supreme Court to stop Evers state shutdown, liberal groups disagree.

AFP-WI’s Statement Ahead of Oral Arguments in Safer-At-Home Extension Lawsuit
Governor Evers Suspends Rules to Ensure Patient Care, Coverage Continues During COVID-19 Pandemic
Op Ed: Pandemic Temper Tantrums?
Op Ed

Pandemic Temper Tantrums?

Republicans’ court challenge to Evers’s safer-at-home order is about anger, not state law.

Why State’s Voting By Mail Was Chaotic

Why State’s Voting By Mail Was Chaotic

And how Wisconsin could prepare for fall election by mail only.

Gov. Evers Announces Plan to Make Wisconsin One of the Top States in Testing Per Capita
The State of Politics: Can Missy Hughes Help Businesses Recover?
The State of Politics

Can Missy Hughes Help Businesses Recover?

WEDC director still hasn’t been approved by Senate, but has vital role in state’s economy.

Wisconsin Welcomes Donation of PPE from Sister State in China
Gov. Evers Announces Additional Community Testing Events in Northwest Wisconsin
Op Ed: Do Republicans Have Secret COVID-19 Plan?
Op Ed

Do Republicans Have Secret COVID-19 Plan?

Vos and Fitzgerald want high court to overrule Gov. Evers’ policies. What will their plan be?

Gov. Evers Announces New UV Decontamination Site in Sawyer County
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces New UV Decontamination Site in Sawyer County

Site is a Product of an Impressive Collaborative Effort Between a Local Host and State Support

GOP Listens To Business Lobby Reopening Plan

GOP Listens To Business Lobby Reopening Plan

Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce wants to replace the Badger Bounce Back plan with their own.

The State’s 1918 Pandemic Shutdown Worked

The State’s 1918 Pandemic Shutdown Worked

Milwaukee was one of four cities with lowest rate of disease, at least 30% lower than most cities.

Gov. Evers Announces the Launch of Community Testing Events
31 Wisconsin school districts awarded Fab Lab Grants
Press Release: Gov. Evers Commends U.S. Navy for Investment in Marinette Marine
1 in 5 Workers File For Unemployment During Pandemic

1 in 5 Workers File For Unemployment During Pandemic

18 percent of the U.S. workforce has lost their job since the start of the pandemic.

Wisconsinites Starting To Ignore Stay-At-Home Order

Wisconsinites Starting To Ignore Stay-At-Home Order

State residents starting to experience “quarantine fatigue.”

Wisconsin Receives Delivery of 230,000 N95 Masks from FEMA, New Battelle Critical Care Decontamination System Coming Online in Wisconsin in Mid-May
Nearly 80 Business Associations and Local Chambers Urge Support of WMC Back to Business Plan
Press Release

Nearly 80 Business Associations and Local Chambers Urge Support of WMC Back to Business Plan

Groups representing thousands of employers and millions of workers call on lawmakers to safely reopen Wisconsin’s economy

Evers Orders Budget Cuts

Evers Orders Budget Cuts

State losing billions in revenue due to the economic shutdown.

Wisconsin 2020 Game Fish Season Opens May 2
Press Release

Wisconsin 2020 Game Fish Season Opens May 2

Anglers Encouraged To Fish Close To Home, All Regulations And License Requirements Apply

Dining: Tosa Restaurant Won’t Open May 1st After All
Dining

Tosa Restaurant Won’t Open May 1st After All

Dan Zierath cites fear of losing his licenses.

OSHA Supervising Re-Opening of Meat Packing Plants

OSHA Supervising Re-Opening of Meat Packing Plants

COVID-19 infection rate in Green Bay is skyrocketing.

Gov. Evers Delivers Democratic Radio Address Urging for Unified, Bipartisan Solutions
Business Lobby Wants State to Re-Open Monday

Business Lobby Wants State to Re-Open Monday

Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce is pushing its plan to reopen Wisconsin businesses next week.

Data Wonk: The Politics of the Pandemic
Data Wonk

The Politics of the Pandemic

Republican push to reopen state economy depends on distorting the data.

Dozens of Organizations Representing More than One Million Wisconsinites Voice Support for Safer at Home Extension
Daily: Positive Case Rate Falls, But State Wants It Even Lower
Daily

Positive Case Rate Falls, But State Wants It Even Lower

New webpage allows public to track progress on criteria in Badger Bounce Back plan.

AFP-WI Files Amicus Brief in State Legislature’s Lawsuit
The Return of Brad Pfaff

The Return of Brad Pfaff

Former state agriculture secretary running for state senate, the very body that ousted him.

Evers Reopening State Parks, Forests

Evers Reopening State Parks, Forests

On May 1st, 34 parks across state to reopen, including city's Lakeshore State Park, Havenwoods State Forest.

Evers Administration Seeks to Save Lives, Stop Republican Lawsuit
Wisconsin Needs 600 Contact Tracers

Wisconsin Needs 600 Contact Tracers

State making progress on hiring and training, but still short of 1,000 person goal.

Eyes on Milwaukee: $6.9 Million Won for 317 Affordable Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

$6.9 Million Won for 317 Affordable Apartments

7 city projects win WHEDA funding that will leverage millions more private dollars.

Half of State’s Restaurants Shut Down

Half of State’s Restaurants Shut Down

Many may never return. Even for those doing carryout, business down by 50%.

State Gets Federal Help with COVID-19 Supplies

State Gets Federal Help with COVID-19 Supplies

But barriers remain, supplies still fall way short, particularly N95 respirator masks.

Gov. Evers Directs DNR to Reopen Several State Parks and Forests with Special Conditions
Gov. Evers Commends Wisconsin National Guard for Continued Service Across Wisconsin
Press Release

Gov. Evers Commends Wisconsin National Guard for Continued Service Across Wisconsin

Wisconsin National Guard Assists in State's Increased Testing Capacity Efforts

Some Non-Essential Businesses Can Open

Some Non-Essential Businesses Can Open

Evers order says dog groomers, small engine repair, upholsterers, others can reopen with precautions.

Janesville Firm Making Millions of Masks

Janesville Firm Making Millions of Masks

Monterey Mills pivots to making 65,000 masks per day for healthcare workers, others.

Gov. Evers Announces Expanded Opportunities for Certain Nonessential Businesses
Walker Says Wisconsin Should Reopen

Walker Says Wisconsin Should Reopen

Ex-governor tells far-right Breitbart News he’s concerned about citizens’ civil liberties.

The State of Politics: Will Senate Act on Assembly-Passed Bills?
The State of Politics

Will Senate Act on Assembly-Passed Bills?

160 bills passed by Assembly haven’t gotten consideration by state Senate.

Plats and Parcels: Affordable Housing Redevelopment for 37th Street School Gets City Funding
Plats and Parcels

Affordable Housing Redevelopment for 37th Street School Gets City Funding

Plus: City assessments top 2008 values for the first time.

Daily: Wisconsin Ends Week With 1,412 New COVID-19 Cases, Surge in Testing
Daily

Wisconsin Ends Week With 1,412 New COVID-19 Cases, Surge in Testing

Despite testing boost, state still has almost three times the capacity.

Activists Plead for Release of Prisoners

Activists Plead for Release of Prisoners

Worry over spread of COVID-19 in state’s prisons, lives of most vulnerable inmates.

Many Democratic Legislators Resigning

Many Democratic Legislators Resigning

But Assembly Minority Leader Hintz seeks reelection to his post.

Daily: COVID-19 Testing Remains High, Positive Case Rate Surges 28%
Daily

COVID-19 Testing Remains High, Positive Case Rate Surges 28%

Brown County passes Milwaukee County for highest case rate. State reports biggest one day case increase.

Friday Photos: $33 Million School Rises in Clarke Square
Friday Photos

$33 Million School Rises in Clarke Square

Cristo Rey will become anchor in southside neighborhood.

Governor Evers suspends Department of Revenue Administrative Rules in order to make certain commerce safer and maintain social distancing
More Than A Thousand Safer-At-Home Protesters Converge On Capitol
Milwaukee Police Department will enforce Safer at Home ordinance violations
Daily: COVID-19 Testing Jumps Over 50 Percent To New Record, Cases Rise as Positive Rate Falls
Daily

COVID-19 Testing Jumps Over 50 Percent To New Record, Cases Rise as Positive Rate Falls

Over 3,400 tests performed in last 24 hours, 304 new positive cases.

Op Ed: The Lethal Idiocy of MacIver Institute
Op Ed

The Lethal Idiocy of MacIver Institute

“Freedom” and the “free market” won’t solve the pandemic. It will spread the disease.

A Bay View Scavenger Hunt From Rush Mor Records

A Bay View Scavenger Hunt From Rush Mor Records

Free game allows for education, entertainment and exploration.

WMC Announces Plan to Get Back to Business
Press Release

WMC Announces Plan to Get Back to Business

Proposal Will Protect Lives, Livelihoods and Wisconsin’s Future

Conservative Groups Twist Coronavirus Facts

Conservative Groups Twist Coronavirus Facts

Think tank MacIver Institute and grassroots group #ReopenWisconsin misuse the data on COVID-19 for political ends.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Despite Being “Essential,” Construction Industry Experiencing Major Delays
Eyes on Milwaukee

Despite Being “Essential,” Construction Industry Experiencing Major Delays

Real estate survey reveals expanding pessimism about length of impact, most businesses still paying rent.

Gov. Evers Signs Emergency Order #32, Relating to the Operation of an Alternative Care Facility at State Fair Park
Right-Wing Groups Linked to #ReopenWisconsin Campaign

Right-Wing Groups Linked to #ReopenWisconsin Campaign

Members of Americans for Prosperity, American Majority and John Birch Society have their hands in the campaign.

Gov. Evers Delivers Democratic Radio Address on Badger Bounce Back Plan
Op Ed: What Legislature Didn’t Do About Pandemic
Op Ed

What Legislature Didn’t Do About Pandemic

A number of good measures passed. But many important proposals were killed.

Why Aren’t More COVID-19 Tests Given?

Why Aren’t More COVID-19 Tests Given?

More available now, but other factors may limit use, says Department of Health Services official.

Council Okays Fines for “Safer at Home” Violators

Council Okays Fines for “Safer at Home” Violators

107 arrests so far by Milwaukee Police; now can issue fines of $500 to enforce state order.

With COVID-19 Cases Rising at Wisconsin Corrections Facilities, Data Model Shows Mass Incarceration Will Increase Death Toll By 100,000
Rep. Hintz: Statement on Republican Lawsuit
Supreme Court Asked to Block State Shutdown

Supreme Court Asked to Block State Shutdown

Republican legislators charge that ’Safer At Home’ order will leave state “in shambles.”

Press Release: Gov. Evers Appoints Laura Waite as Waushara County District Attorney
Some Sheriffs, Police Question Evers’ Shutdown

Some Sheriffs, Police Question Evers’ Shutdown

"For those not afraid of the Devil,” says one police chief, social distancing may not be needed.

Gov. Evers Declares State of Emergency Due to Elevated Wildfire Conditions
Governor Evers Signs Emergency Order Relating to Suspending Rules for DNR-Certified Operators
Gov. Evers’ “Badger Bounce Back” Plan Not A Real Plan
Press Release

Gov. Evers’ “Badger Bounce Back” Plan Not A Real Plan

We Don’t Need More Hurdles Governor Evers - We Need To Reopen

Foxconn to Assemble Procedural Masks in Wisconsin for Pandemic Relief
A Day to Consider Legalizing Pot

A Day to Consider Legalizing Pot

It can actually be a gateway to prosperity and increased opportunity, says state representative.

Daily: State Still Not Using Full Testing Capacity
Daily

State Still Not Using Full Testing Capacity

Death toll from COVID-19 grows to 230, 132 in Milwaukee County.

Will High Court Limit Evers’ Veto Power?

Will High Court Limit Evers’ Veto Power?

Supreme Court hears arguments from conservatives targeting governor’s power.

Evers Releases ‘Badger Bounce Back’ Plan

Evers Releases ‘Badger Bounce Back’ Plan

Lays out six criteria for reopening economy, getting Wisconsin back to work.

Tavern League Wants May 1 Reopening

Tavern League Wants May 1 Reopening

Lobbying group wants Evers to allow bars and restaurants to open then, with restrictions.

Murphy’s Law: Give Me Liberty and Give Me Death
Murphy’s Law

Give Me Liberty and Give Me Death

Brookfield rally rejects both state and federal health experts, while likely spreading disease.

Dining: Tosa Bar Plans to Open, Defy State
Dining

Tosa Bar Plans to Open, Defy State

Jackson's Blue Ribbon Pub will serve food and drinks. But owner's attorney, family members disagree.

Gov. Evers Announces Wisconsin is Taking Big Steps to Increase COVID-19 Testing Capacity
Landlords, Tenant Groups Ask for State Relief

Landlords, Tenant Groups Ask for State Relief

Both sides lobby Evers, Legislature for help to make rent payments, avoid flood of evictions.

The State of Politics: Politicians Need Virus-Weary Voters’ Signatures
The State of Politics

Politicians Need Virus-Weary Voters’ Signatures

How can candidates get nomination papers signed and maintain social distance?

WILL Goes Before Wisconsin Supreme Court in Veto Lawsuit
Press Release

WILL Goes Before Wisconsin Supreme Court in Veto Lawsuit

Oral arguments in challenge to Governor Evers’ use of executive power

Utilities May Recover Pandemic-Related Costs

Utilities May Recover Pandemic-Related Costs

PSC allows them to track expenses due to state order barring disconnections for non-payment.

Milwaukee Public Schools expands Stop, Grab and Go locations
Press Release

Milwaukee Public Schools expands Stop, Grab and Go locations

Four food truck sites and an additional school have been added

Pandemic Changing State’s Political Landscape?

Pandemic Changing State’s Political Landscape?

69% of Wisconsin voters say Trump did too little to prepare country for COVID-19.

Evers Calls For Federal Aid As Revenues Decline

Evers Calls For Federal Aid As Revenues Decline

State revenues are being decimated by the economic shutdown.

Healthcare Orgs Support Safer At Home Extension

Healthcare Orgs Support Safer At Home Extension

More than a dozen major organizations in Wisconsin signed letter praising the extension.

Reports of Domestic Abuse Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

Reports of Domestic Abuse Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

Sheltering in place isn't safe if there is abuse in the home.

State Still Reviewing Triage Guidelines for Ventilators

State Still Reviewing Triage Guidelines for Ventilators

Committee has more time to decide how scarce medical equipment will be used.

First Responders Blast COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Law

First Responders Blast COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Law

Police, Firefighters say it will be too difficult to determine where they contracted virus on the job.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Governor Evers and Wisconsin Local Officials in Calling for Additional Federal Resources for the State and Local Communities to Combat COVID-19
Gov. Evers Signs Senate Bill 605 Expanding Access to Standing Technology for Individuals with Disabilities
The MacIver Institute: Governor Evers Is Wrong To Extend “Safer at Home”
Press Release

The MacIver Institute: Governor Evers Is Wrong To Extend “Safer at Home”

The Permanent Damage That Extending “Safer at Home” Order Will Inflict On Our Families, Friends And Neighbors Is Not Supported By Science Or Common Sense

WMC Statement on Gov. Evers’ Safer at Home Extension
Milwaukee Public Schools to remain closed for the remainder of the school year
Press Release

Milwaukee Public Schools to remain closed for the remainder of the school year

Gov. Tony Evers gives order for all Wisconsin K–12 schools to remain closed

Reopen Wisconsin Rally Planned

Reopen Wisconsin Rally Planned

A group is organizing a protest of the stay at home order, much like the one in Michigan.

Evers Joins Six Governors in Planning Reopening

Evers Joins Six Governors in Planning Reopening

Wisconsin partners with Michigan, Ohio, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.

Statement on Extension of “Shelter-in-place” to May 26th
Press Release

Statement on Extension of “Shelter-in-place” to May 26th

Sen. Craig: “Evers and Palm have gone too far! The Senate must reject Palm now!”

Gov. Evers Delivers Weekly Democratic Radio Address on the Extension of Wisconsin’s Safer at Home Order
Daily: Wisconsin’s COVID-19 Testing Capacity Doubles In Past Week
Daily

Wisconsin’s COVID-19 Testing Capacity Doubles In Past Week

Twenty-nine labs can now process a total of 7,578 tests per day

Evers Extends “Safer at Home” Until May 26th, Loosens Restrictions

Evers Extends “Safer at Home” Until May 26th, Loosens Restrictions

Golf courses can open, but the school year is canceled.

Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Extend Wisconsin’s Safer at Home Order
Two-Thousand Sign onto Letter to Gov. Evers Calling for Economic Restart
Reduced Nurses Aid Training Part of COVID-19 Bill

Reduced Nurses Aid Training Part of COVID-19 Bill

Evers vetoed a bill that reduced CNA training requirements in 2019, GOP slipped provision into aid package.

Gov. Evers Signs COVID-19 Response Legislation
Sebring Calls for End to Closure of Businesses
Gov. Evers’ Statement on Passage of COVID-19 Response Legislation
Murphy’s Law: Foxconn Squeezes Evers
Murphy’s Law

Foxconn Squeezes Evers

Demands $45 million from the state and for what? Probably nothing.

Kelliann Blazek named to head WEDC’s Office of Rural Prosperity
Press Release

Kelliann Blazek named to head WEDC’s Office of Rural Prosperity

New office will provide ‘one-stop shopping’ for rural development resources

MKE County: County COVID-19 Expenses Are Rising
MKE County

County COVID-19 Expenses Are Rising

Already in the millions. County may need to levy property taxes above the state-imposed limit.

Assembly Bill Responds to Pandemic

Assembly Bill Responds to Pandemic

Passes 97-2 but Hintz says more needed. "I refuse to admit this is all we can do.”

Will “Safer at Home” Be Policed Fairly?

Will “Safer at Home” Be Policed Fairly?

Some areas most impacted by COVID-19 have also been victims of excessive policing.

Op Ed: Did Voter Backlash Defeat Kelly?
Op Ed

Did Voter Backlash Defeat Kelly?

Voters angry about in-person election may have reacted by opposing Republican choice for high court.

12 Election Takeaways

12 Election Takeaways

How high was turnout, lawyers will be busy, girl power, streetcar wins again and a new council president?

How Grassroots Groups Mobilized for Election

How Grassroots Groups Mobilized for Election

Driving city voters to polls, providing masks and delivering absentee ballots on election day.

Biden Wins Big Over Sanders

Biden Wins Big Over Sanders

63 to 31 margin in state presidential primary; Biden criticizes holding of in-person election.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Candidates Win Key Seats Across The State
Murphy’s Law: 21 Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

21 Winners and Losers

Beyond the candidates, what was the election about, who were the other winners and losers?

Rep. David Crowley declares victory in County Executive race
Federal Lawsuit Challenges April Election

Federal Lawsuit Challenges April Election

Alleges voters were disenfranchised, seeks re-vote for them.

What’s Life Like Inside State’s Prisons?

What’s Life Like Inside State’s Prisons?

Contrasting state's official description vs. inmate’s account of prison life during pandemic.

Op Ed: Grading State Officials on Handling Pandemic
Op Ed

Grading State Officials on Handling Pandemic

Whole series of executive actions and programs by Gov. Evers. Nothing by state Legislature.

The State of Politics: Many Heroes Amid Election Chaos
The State of Politics

Many Heroes Amid Election Chaos

The most decentralized election system in America struggled but showed heroism.

Wisconsin Residents File Federal Lawsuit to Require State To Hold A Partial Revote of Wisconsin’ Controversial April 7 Presidential Primary and Spring Election
Press Release

Wisconsin Residents File Federal Lawsuit to Require State To Hold A Partial Revote of Wisconsin’ Controversial April 7 Presidential Primary and Spring Election

Lawsuit Follows Legislature’s Failure to Halt April 7 Election Despite COVID-19 Dangers to Voters

School Districts Adjust to Distance Learning

School Districts Adjust to Distance Learning

Drop-offs, drive-ups and digital classrooms being used in state’s schools.

Business Groups Want State To Reopen

Business Groups Want State To Reopen

Pushing Evers to act within two weeks. Scientists say it's too soon.

UW System Projects $170 Million Revenue Loss

UW System Projects $170 Million Revenue Loss

Housing and dining fee refunds and college sports revenue losses, all due to pandemic.

Gov. Evers Announces Second Alternative Care Facility at Alliant Energy Center
County Jails Cut Inmate Population

County Jails Cut Inmate Population

Eau Claire down by 49%. Sheriffs try to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks among inmates, staff.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Boarded Up Businesses Appear Across Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Boarded Up Businesses Appear Across Milwaukee

Modern furniture store, a grocery store and gas stations are all covered in plywood.

Daily: Despite Slowing Growth Rate, No End in Sight for “Safer at Home”
Daily

Despite Slowing Growth Rate, No End in Sight for “Safer at Home”

"Science will determine what reopening looks like and when that will happen," said Evers.

Officials Drafting Guidelines for a Ventilator Shortage

Officials Drafting Guidelines for a Ventilator Shortage

Who gets a life saving ventilator and who doesn't?

African-Americans Hard Hit By COVID-19 Across Wisconsin

African-Americans Hard Hit By COVID-19 Across Wisconsin

African-American disparity isn't just a Milwaukee problem.

Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Dane County Circuit Court
Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Marathon County Circuit Court
Gov. Evers Announces COVID-19 Volunteer Program
Health Officials Will Track Election Day COVID-19 Spread

Health Officials Will Track Election Day COVID-19 Spread

It will take several weeks to see if in person voting increased transmission of the disease.

ACLU of Wisconsin Files Lawsuit in State Supreme Court Seeking Release of Vulnerable People Amid COVID-19
Press Release

ACLU of Wisconsin Files Lawsuit in State Supreme Court Seeking Release of Vulnerable People Amid COVID-19

An outbreak of COVID-19 in Wisconsin prisons could overwhelm available hospital beds and ICU units in communities where prisons are located

Did High Court Ignore Their Rules on Election Case?

Did High Court Ignore Their Rules on Election Case?

An attorney says the court didn't follow their normal rules for accepting briefs.

Gov. Evers Appoints Jack L. Dávila as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge
Wisconsinites Who Lose Health Insurance During COVID-19 May Be Able to Enroll on HealthCare.gov or in BadgerCare
Department of Health Services Increases Contact Tracing Capabilities
Police Arresting Stay-At-Home Violators

Police Arresting Stay-At-Home Violators

MPD says they have and will pursue charges against people who violate the "stay-at-home" order.

Gov. Evers Issues Order to Provide Flexibility for Various Professions during COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Wisconsin Businesses Call on Gov. Evers for a Plan to Restart the Economy
Remove Vos as NCSL President
Press Release

Remove Vos as NCSL President

 

Construction Starting Soon On State Fair Park Care Facility

Construction Starting Soon On State Fair Park Care Facility

Army Corps of Engineers already mobilizing at State Fair Park.

Gov. Evers Reiterates Options Available for Religious Gatherings and Services
Gov. Evers Announces Construction of Alternative Care Facility at Wisconsin State Fair Park
Wisconsin Closes State Parks, Including Lakeshore in Milwaukee

Wisconsin Closes State Parks, Including Lakeshore in Milwaukee

Havenwoods State Forest on city's north side also closed.

Taylor Resolution Urges Governor Evers to Block Termination of Residential Leases
Press Release

Taylor Resolution Urges Governor Evers to Block Termination of Residential Leases

Measure Also Calls on Feds to Forgive all Current and Outstanding Rent and Mortgage Payments During Pandemic

COVID-19 Relief Muddied By GOP Legislators’ Power Grab

COVID-19 Relief Muddied By GOP Legislators’ Power Grab

Proposal gives spending, tax authority to Republican controlled committee, removes governor from the process.

Gov. Evers Delivers Weekly Democratic Radio Address on Public Health after the April 7 Spring Election
Gov. Evers Directs DNR to Close 40 State Parks, Forests and Recreational Areas
Pandemic Suppresses the Black Vote

Pandemic Suppresses the Black Vote

Biggest impact of poll closures, long lines, on Milwaukee’s African American community.

One Million In State Voted By Mail

One Million In State Voted By Mail

But total turnout for election still way down for spring presidential primary.

Gov. Evers Calls for Bipartisan Legislative Action on COVID-19 Relief and Support Package
Some Wore Masks, Some Didn’t

Some Wore Masks, Some Didn’t

Long lines at city’s polling places discourage many who walk away.

Milwaukee’s Voter Turnout Is Way Down

Milwaukee’s Voter Turnout Is Way Down

18,803 voted in person. Total current turnout less than half that in April 2016.

Op Ed: The Republican Death Cult
Op Ed

The Republican Death Cult

Gather in polling places, gather in churches, and let 11 million die; the new GOP vision.

Why Does Madison Have More Voting Sites Than Milwaukee?

Why Does Madison Have More Voting Sites Than Milwaukee?

It's less than half the size, but has 13 times the voting sites and three times the workforce.

Transportation: Buses Limited to 10 Riders
Transportation

Buses Limited to 10 Riders

Starting Thursday a limit of 10 passengers on county buses to prevent spread of COVID-19.

Wisconsin Budget: State Faces April 16 Deadline for Medicaid Money
Wisconsin Budget

State Faces April 16 Deadline for Medicaid Money

Legislature must amend lame duck law or lose hundreds of millions in federal funds.

Photo Gallery: Long Lines at Milwaukee’s Polling Places
Photo Gallery

Long Lines at Milwaukee’s Polling Places

Voters turn out to vote in-person, most wearing masks. See our photos.

Detente Ends for Evers, Legislature

Detente Ends for Evers, Legislature

Cooperation during pandemic ends as Vos, Fittzgerald blast governor on election timing.

Gov. Evers’ Message to Wisconsinites on Election Day
Pandemic Decimates Urban Polling Places

Pandemic Decimates Urban Polling Places

Lack of workers leaves few voting sites open in Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Kenosha, Racine.

State DNR Forges Ahead on ‘Forever Chemicals’

State DNR Forges Ahead on ‘Forever Chemicals’

Despite pandemic, regulators continue work on enforcement standards for PFAS in drinking water.

Where Are the Missing Ballots?

Where Are the Missing Ballots?

While municipalities search for missing ballots, voters can still go to the polls Tuesday.

Gov. Evers Statement on Supreme Court of Wisconsin Ruling Allowing In-Person Voting Tomorrow
Charting the Changes in State’s Prisons

Charting the Changes in State’s Prisons

Courts grinding to a halt, 39% drop in locking up those on probation, parole.

Supreme Court Reinstates Election, Overrules Evers

Supreme Court Reinstates Election, Overrules Evers

April 7th in-person election will occur as scheduled says court.

Milwaukee County Officials Order All Municipal Polling Places Closed
Press Release

Milwaukee County Officials Order All Municipal Polling Places Closed

County Officials Implement Gov's Order to Protect Public Health

Daily: 2,440 Positive Cases of COVID-19, Testing Capacity Growing
Daily

2,440 Positive Cases of COVID-19, Testing Capacity Growing

27 percent of confirmed cases have required hospitalization.

Murphy’s Law: Republican Hypocrisy on Election
Murphy’s Law

Republican Hypocrisy on Election

Why wouldn’t Vos, Fitzgerald postpone the election? Because they were safer.

Representative Lisa Subeck Stands with Governor Evers on Suspending In-Person Voting
Governor Evers Suspends In-Person Voting Until June

Governor Evers Suspends In-Person Voting Until June

UPDATE: Wisconsin Supreme Court overrules Evers, reinstates election.

Gov. Evers Suspends In-Person Voting, Calls Legislature into Special Session on April 7 Election
Op Ed: Who Provides Leadership on Pandemic?
Op Ed

Who Provides Leadership on Pandemic?

Compare Trump to Evers or Maryland’s Republican Governor Larry Hogan.

The State of Politics: State Budget Needs Major Repairs
The State of Politics

State Budget Needs Major Repairs

Everything has changed since two-year budget passed in July.

Campaign Cash: Democrats Ahead on Campaign Donations
Campaign Cash

Democrats Ahead on Campaign Donations

State Democratic Party raised nine times more than state Republican Party in 2020.

Holding Election Angers Municipal Officials

Holding Election Angers Municipal Officials

“It’s madness.” Statewide shortage of 7,000 poll workers.

Op Ed: Holding the Election Could Kill People
Op Ed

Holding the Election Could Kill People

Vos and Fitzgerald must wake up. There's overwhelming evidence that people gathering for election will spread disease.

How to Enjoy State Parks Safely

How to Enjoy State Parks Safely

Visit parks and natural areas, DNR Secretary says, but keep your distance.

Change Lame Duck Law, Baldwin Urges Legislators

Change Lame Duck Law, Baldwin Urges Legislators

Republican law passed to limit governor’s power prevents him from getting federal funding for COVID-19.

Wisconsin GOP Leaders Make No Election Changes in Special Session

Wisconsin GOP Leaders Make No Election Changes in Special Session

And appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to block absentee balloting extension.

Gov. Evers’ Statement on Special Session
Who Will Be Denied Medical Resources?

Who Will Be Denied Medical Resources?

State’s disability groups call for equal treatment should life-saving supplies need to be rationed.

Wisconsin Granted Federal Disaster Declaration Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Daily: Wisconsin Reports 2,122 Positive COVID-19 Cases, 56 Deaths
Daily

Wisconsin Reports 2,122 Positive COVID-19 Cases, 56 Deaths

Despite record increases, officials believe curve is flattening, "safer at home" working.

WI Congressional Delegation Backs Federal Help

WI Congressional Delegation Backs Federal Help

All back CARES Act and Evers' disaster declaration for Wisconsin.

Mayoral Candidate Sues To Delay Election

Mayoral Candidate Sues To Delay Election

Lena Taylor's suit alleges African Americans disenfranchised by city's changes to early voting.

Milwaukee Will Have Only Five In-Person Voting Sites

Milwaukee Will Have Only Five In-Person Voting Sites

As city is short over 1,000 poll workers, polling sites reduced from 180 to 5.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Applauds Evers’ Call to Stop In-person Voting
Governor Evers Calls Special Legislative Session To Delay Election

Governor Evers Calls Special Legislative Session To Delay Election

Will the Legislature act? Evers wants mail-in election.

National Guard Not Deployed To Enforce Quarantine

National Guard Not Deployed To Enforce Quarantine

Rumors that guard units were deployed to enforce the stay at home order are unfounded.

Press Release: Gov. Evers Calls for Special Session on Spring Election
Johnson Leads Wisconsin Delegation Letter Supporting Major Disaster Declaration Request
Op-Ed: Free Universal Treatment for COVID-19 Needed
Op-Ed

Free Universal Treatment for COVID-19 Needed

This is the critical missing link to combating this pandemic.

WMC Releases COVID-19 Employer Toolkit
Press Release

WMC Releases COVID-19 Employer Toolkit

Toolkit will arm Wisconsin’s business community with the most up-to-date and reliable information as they navigate the continuously changing landscape

Gov. Evers’ Statement on Judge Conley’s Order Regarding Upcoming April 7 Election
Absentee Ballot Deadlines Extended, Election Not Delayed by Federal Judge

Absentee Ballot Deadlines Extended, Election Not Delayed by Federal Judge

Ballots must now be received by April 13th at 4 p.m., a six day delay.

Hospitals Sue Patients During Pandemic

Hospitals Sue Patients During Pandemic

Wisconsin hospitals continued to sue patients after Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency.

GOP Lame-Duck Law Blocks COVID-19 Aid

GOP Lame-Duck Law Blocks COVID-19 Aid

State GOP was warned of unintended consequences to their law in 2018.

Convention Center, State Fair Park Could Become 1,200 Bed Facilities

Convention Center, State Fair Park Could Become 1,200 Bed Facilities

"Alternative care sites" could be operated by federal government.

1,730 COVID-19 Cases in Wisconsin, 869 in Milwaukee County

1,730 COVID-19 Cases in Wisconsin, 869 in Milwaukee County

Milwaukee County reports 20 deaths from disease, 17 were African Americans.

Wisconsin’s Incarcerated are in Danger

Wisconsin’s Incarcerated are in Danger

Activists urge action to protect incarcerated individuals during this pandemic.

Press Release: Gov. Evers Delivers Weekly Democratic Radio Address on Wisconsin Values during COVID-19
Overwhelming Majority Support School, Business Closures

Overwhelming Majority Support School, Business Closures

86 percent of Wisconsin voters support the shutdown order to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fitzgerald Reacts to Evers Statement on April 7th Election
Press Release: Gov. Evers’ Statement on Upcoming April 7 Election
Data Wonk: Is Dan Kelly Good for Democracy?
Data Wonk

Is Dan Kelly Good for Democracy?

His legal work and rulings as Supreme Court justice show strong anti-democratic views.

Op Ed: Biden’s Ideas Won’t Get Hearing in April Election
Op Ed

Biden’s Ideas Won’t Get Hearing in April Election

Pandemic overshadowing what could have been important election.

State a Leader in Census Response

State a Leader in Census Response

Pandemic may be reducing response rate across U.S., federal money and political power at stake.

1,550 COVID-19 Cases, Biggest One Day Increase

1,550 COVID-19 Cases, Biggest One Day Increase

State reports 26 percent of individuals with confirmed cases are hospitalized.

Press Release: Gov. Evers Announces Second Package of Comprehensive Legislative Proposals Providing COVID-19 Relief and Support
New Marquette Law School Poll finds strong support for coronavirus closings, even as it shows substantial economic impact
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds strong support for coronavirus closings, even as it shows substantial economic impact

Please note: Complete Poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll

Murphy’s Law: Republicans Risk Public Health With Election
Murphy’s Law

Republicans Risk Public Health With Election

Refusal of Vos and Fitzgerald to postpone election could cause more disease, deaths.

State Unemployment System Overwhelmed

State Unemployment System Overwhelmed

Callers can’t get through, 1.5 million calls last week to Department of Workforce Development.

How to Prevent Evictions, Foreclosures

How to Prevent Evictions, Foreclosures

Can’t keep up with payments? Experts offer advice.

State Races To Do More COVID-19 Testing

State Races To Do More COVID-19 Testing

But faces problem: shortage of everything.

Gov. Evers Announces Additional Shipment of Personal Protective Equipment from the Strategic National Stockpile
State Will Use Hotel As Isolation Facility

State Will Use Hotel As Isolation Facility

110-room Super 8 hotel near airport will be converted to facility for milder COVID-19 cases.

Op Ed: Trump Downplays Pandemic in Midwest
Op Ed

Trump Downplays Pandemic in Midwest

Reality: as one Wisconsin doctor put it, a COVID-19 “tsunami” is coming.

Gov. Evers, Insurance Commissioner Ask Malpractice Insurers to Cover Telemedicine and Out-of-State Providers
Gov. Evers Announces State-Operated Voluntary Isolation Facilities and Guidance to Aid Local Communities in Opening Their Own
1,351 Positive COVID-19 Cases in Wisconsin, 674 in Milwaukee County

1,351 Positive COVID-19 Cases in Wisconsin, 674 in Milwaukee County

State working with private partners to double testing capacity.

Gov. Evers Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
Murphy’s Law: Will Trump Help State Get Medical Supplies?
Murphy’s Law

Will Trump Help State Get Medical Supplies?

Still won’t use Defense Production Act to ramp up production. Baldwin pushes for action.

Evers Urges Legislators to Convene

Evers Urges Legislators to Convene

“We still need” state solutions to coming surge of COVID-19 patients, he warns.

Gov. Evers Suspends Rules to Help Keep Youth Safe and Vital Services Functioning
Should Police Enforce Stay-At-Home Order?

Should Police Enforce Stay-At-Home Order?

So far Milwaukee Police Chief Morales, other city police departments push voluntary compliance.

Shut-Off Proposal Called ‘Dictator Like’

Shut-Off Proposal Called ‘Dictator Like’

Ald. Rainey wants water, electric shut off for businesses violating shutdown. Mayor, governor disagree.

State Has 1,221 COVID-19 Cases, Exploring Field Hospital Locations

State Has 1,221 COVID-19 Cases, Exploring Field Hospital Locations

State says data on hospitalization coming soon.

Evers, Republicans Spar on Holding Election

Evers, Republicans Spar on Holding Election

Governor wants all vote-by-mail election, Fitzgerald blasts idea, "this is ridiculous.”

Baldwin Leads Wisconsin Congressional Delegation in Calling on FEMA to Support Governor Evers’ Request for More Testing Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment for Wisconsin
Gov. Evers Announces New Public-Private Partnership to Increase COVID-19 Laboratory Testing Capacity
The State of Politics: Northwoods Counties Say Stay Out
The State of Politics

Northwoods Counties Say Stay Out

Door County closes welcome center. Rural counties lack hospital beds to handle COVID-19 surge from visitors.

Evers To Purchase Ventilators, Protective Equipment

Evers To Purchase Ventilators, Protective Equipment

Moves come after Republican lawmakers rejected a broad COVID-19 bill floated by Evers.

Supreme Decision

Supreme Decision

Karofsky v. Kelly, stakes are high in state Supreme Court race.

State’s COVID-19 Case Count Rises to 1,112

State’s COVID-19 Case Count Rises to 1,112

10 deaths in Milwaukee County as of Sunday morning, all African Americans older than 50.

Wisconsin Could Get $2.2 Billion Stimulus Funds

Wisconsin Could Get $2.2 Billion Stimulus Funds

And Milwaukee in line for $102.7 million in direct aid from COVID-19 stimulus fund.

Evers Acts to Boost Healthcare Workforce

Evers Acts to Boost Healthcare Workforce

Relaxes rules to allow state’s 2,750-plus physician assistants to help provide pandemic care.

Over 1,000 COVID-19 Cases in Wisconsin

Over 1,000 COVID-19 Cases in Wisconsin

State reports over 2,000 tests processed in one day for the first time.

Danceworks, Inc. keeps the community moving by offering free virtual classes via FB Live and website.
Local Org Connecting People With Resources

Local Org Connecting People With Resources

Milwaukee Community Care and Mutual Aid helps those struggling to get what they need during the pandemic.

Governor Calls for Mail-In Election

Governor Calls for Mail-In Election

Governor Tony Evers calls for all registered votes to be mailed ballots.