Gov. Evers Suspends Utility Rules And Allows For Additional Consumer Protections Article Image

Gov. Evers Suspends Utility Rules And Allows For Additional Consumer Protections

"“It is critically important to give people flexibility during this emergency..."
Gov. Evers, DHS Announce Updated Mass Gatherings Order Article Image

Gov. Evers, DHS Announce Updated Mass Gatherings Order

Updates to the previous order prohibiting mass gatherings of 10 or more people.
Burnett County To Limit Nonessental Functions At County Buildings Article Image

Burnett County To Limit Nonessental Functions At County Buildings

All nonessential functions at Burnett County buildings will be limited to the general public
Burnett County Sheriff Tracy Finch Issues Letter To The Community Article Image

Burnett County Sheriff Tracy Finch Issues Letter To The Community

'Burnett County Sheriff’s Office staff is working diligently to form an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.'
Chippewa County To Close Non-Essential Functions At County Buildings Article Image

Chippewa County To Close Non-Essential Functions At County Buildings

First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Chippewa County
Sen. Schachtner’s Statement On Coronavirus Positive In St. Croix County Article Image

Sen. Schachtner’s Statement On Coronavirus Positive In St. Croix County

“This is what we been preparing for here in St. Croix County."
Elections Commission Deadlocks In Wednesday Session On COVID-19 Response Article Image

Elections Commission Deadlocks In Wednesday Session On COVID-19 Response

Elections commission urging people to request absentee ballots by April 2.
Gov. Evers Waives Work Search, Modifies Availability Requirements For Unemployment Article Image

Gov. Evers Waives Work Search, Modifies Availability Requirements For Unemployment

Order goes into effect immediately, remain in effect for duration of the public health emergency.
Gov. Evers Orders Scaling Down Of All Child Care Settings Article Image

Gov. Evers Orders Scaling Down Of All Child Care Settings

Centers may not operate with more than 10 staff present at a time and may not operate with more than 50 children present
Washburn County Issues Emergency Declaration In Regards To COVID-19 Pandemic Article Image

Washburn County Issues Emergency Declaration In Regards To COVID-19 Pandemic

Ensures have necessary resources and assistance from state and federal authorities
WEDC Announces Targeted Grants To Small Businesses Suffering Losses Due To Coronavirus Article Image

WEDC Announces Targeted Grants To Small Businesses Suffering Losses Due To Coronavirus

$5 million grant program will assist “smallest of the small” businesses around state
Gov. Evers Submits Request For Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance For Small Businesses Article Image

Gov. Evers Submits Request For Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance For Small Businesses

To help alleviate the economic impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald To Postpone March Floor Session Article Image

Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald To Postpone March Floor Session

The Wisconsin State Senate will continue to function during this public health emergency
DPI Updates Guidance For Districts During COVID-19 School Closures Article Image

DPI Updates Guidance For Districts During COVID-19 School Closures

DPI waiving state mandated hour requirement to districts requesting to do so during the public health emergency
AG Kaul Warns Wisconsin Residents Of COVID-19 Scams And Price Gouging Article Image

AG Kaul Warns Wisconsin Residents Of COVID-19 Scams And Price Gouging

Protect Yourself from Scams
Office Of Open Government Advisory: Coronavirus And Open Meetings Article Image

Office Of Open Government Advisory: Coronavirus And Open Meetings

Advisory in response to inquiries as to the applicability of the Wisconsin’s open meetings law
Governor Evers Directs WisDOT To Issue COVID-19 Relief Effort Supply Permits Article Image

Governor Evers Directs WisDOT To Issue COVID-19 Relief Effort Supply Permits

Relief Effort Supply Permits allow for additional supplies to be efficiently transported
Senator Schachtner: 'Be A Helper' Article Image

Senator Schachtner: 'Be A Helper'

Guest column from Senator Patty Schachtner
WATCH: Rep. Romaine Quinn Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection Article Image

WATCH: Rep. Romaine Quinn Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection

During a 30-minute conversation Quinn announced that he will not be seeking re-election.
Gov. Evers Directs DHS To Mandate Statewide Closure Of All K-12 Wisconsin Schools Article Image

Gov. Evers Directs DHS To Mandate Statewide Closure Of All K-12 Wisconsin Schools

“Closing our schools is not a decision I made lightly"
Sen. Schachtner’s Statement On Coronavirus Article Image

Sen. Schachtner’s Statement On Coronavirus

"Together, we can all take appropriate steps to slow the spread of this virus in a calm and responsible manner."
AG Kaul Announces Agreement With T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Article Image

AG Kaul Announces Agreement With T-Mobile, Sprint Merger

Kaul announced an agreement with T-Mobile on behalf of a 12-state coalition
Rep. Stafsholt Votes To Provide Increased Mental Health Access To Northwestern Wisconsin Article Image

Rep. Stafsholt Votes To Provide Increased Mental Health Access To Northwestern Wisconsin

Bill creates pilot program for hospitals located in Barron, Burnett, Dunn, Pierce, St. Croix, Polk, and Washburn
Rep. Stafsholt: Local Legislators Secure New Judgeship For Dunn County Article Image

Rep. Stafsholt: Local Legislators Secure New Judgeship For Dunn County

Stafsholt initiated this legislation with a request for this judgeship in the 2019-2021 biennial budget.