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Gov. Evers Announces $40 Million in Financial Assistance to Hospitals to Help With COVID-19 Losses

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Gov. Evers Releases Statement on State Supreme Court's Ruling on Lame Duck

July 9, 2020

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today released the following statement in response to the Wisconsin Supreme Court's ruling upholding provisions of the lame duck laws passed by the State Legislature in December of 2018:  

“We had a race for governor in 2018. I won. Unfortunately, things got off on the wrong foot because Republicans immediately passed a law overriding the will of the people and the election, and they’ve been sour grapes ever since.

Chippewa County warns about potential COVID-19 exposure

July 7, 2020

Chippewa County Department of Public Health is alerting the public of potential COVID-19 exposure at the following Chippewa County locations:

Cornell Street Dance, Fireworks, and Parade: July 3, 2020

We recommend if you were at any of these locations during the provided timeframe AND are experiencing or develop symptoms of COVID-19 that you contact a healthcare provider to be tested.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include:

• Fever or chills

League of Women Voters files suit on failure of absentee ballot system

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June 30, 2020

[MADISON, Wis.] – Despite the heroic efforts of municipal clerks preparing and mailing out an unprecedented number of absentee ballots in Wisconsin’s April 7 election (more than 1.2 million ballot requests were made), the system experienced a catastrophic failure as numerous ballots were never delivered to voters who requested them or arrived too late for voters to cast them.

Department of Public Instruction releases COVID-19 guidelines

June 22, 2020
MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction today issued , a guidance document for Wisconsin district and school leaders to use as they plan for a safe, efficient, and equitable return to school for the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

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

Governor Tony Evers
June 19, 2020
Evers, Barnes call for bipartisanship in first step toward dismantling racism in a state consistently ranked among the worst in racial disparities

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers and Lt. Gov.

Wisconsin Conservation Voters endorses its first wave of candidates

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June 16, 2020

MADISON – Wisconsin Conservation Voters is proud to announce its first wave of endorsements for candidates running for office in the Wisconsin State Legislature.

“Our endorsed candidates share our values: clean water, clean air, accessible public lands, an equitable, safe democracy, and the pursuit of clean energy,” said Executive Director Kerry Schumann. “We’re proud to endorse this most recent slate of candidates who will fight for a brighter, cleaner, more equitable Wisconsin.”

Gov. Evers Announces $40 Million in Financial Assistance to Hospitals to Help With COVID-19 Losses

June 11, 2020

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today announced hospitals across Wisconsin will receive direct payments from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) to assist with lost revenue and expenses they’ve incurred related to the COVID-19 pandemic in March, April, and May 2020. DHS will distribute these payments from $40 million of funding provided to Wisconsin under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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