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Governor to Ban All Gatherings of 50 or more people in Wisconsin

Governor Evers requests Kenosha support from other states

Governor Tony Evers
August 27, 2020

MADISON —​ Gov. Tony Evers requested other states, under the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC), to bring additional National Guard troops, equipment, and resources to Kenosha to support civil authorities there.

EMAC is a mutual aid agreement that allows governors to provide state-to-state assistance during declared states of emergency. It will enable other states to provide resources such as National Guard troops and equipment to the requesting state.

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

Governor Tony Evers
August 4, 2020
Wisconsin Historical Society Library Reading Room to be named in honor of Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson

Gov. Evers Signs Emergency Order #32, Relating to the Operation of an Alternative Care Facility at State Fair Park

Gov. Tony Evers
April 23, 2020

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers and Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary-designee Andrea Palm today signed Emergency Order , relating to the operation of an alternative care facility (ACF) at State Fair Park in West Allis.

Governor Evers Declares Wildfire Emergency

Governor Tony Evers
April 21, 2020

This morning Governor Evers declared a state of emergency due to wildfires in the state. 

“Our first priority is protecting the people of Wisconsin and this executive order helps us control existing wildfires and use all available state assets to prevent new ones from starting,” Gov. Evers said. “With the Wisconsin National Guard, we'll have the resources we need to appropriately assist in potential wildfire response and recovery efforts.”

Governor Evers Signs Emergency Order Relating to Suspending Rules for DNR-Certified Operators

Governor Tony Evers
April 21, 2020

Wisconsin DHS Media Briefing for 4/20/2020

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 4/14/2020

April 20, 2020

In this media briefing, it is likely that Governor Evers will discuss his new Badger Bounce Back program that will allow limited re-opening of businesses - details to follow.

Governor Evers signs COVID-19 legislation

Governor Evers Signs Assembly Bill 1038
April 15, 2020

Update - early this afternoon Governor Evers received the bill and has signed it.

This afternoon Governor Evers sent a letter to legislative leaders asking that the just-passed COVID-19 bill be sent to his desk for immediate signing.

Governor Evers announces COVID-19 volunteer plan

Gov. Tony Evers
April 10, 2020

Governor Tony Evers has announced a COVID-19 volunteer system to support the state's healthcare system. Active and retired healthcare professionals and those who wish to help in non-clinical support positions are encouraged to sign up to volunteer through the

Governor Evers issues statement on today's election

Governor Evers
April 7, 2020

Governor Tony Evers today released a statement on today's Spring Election:

“#1c1e21;">Although I remain deeply concerned about the public health implications of voting in-person today, I am overwhelmed by the bravery, resilience, and heroism of those who are defending our democracy by showing up to vote, working the polls, and reporting on this election. Thank you for giving our state something to be proud of today. Please stay as safe as possible, Wisconsin.”

Governor to Ban All Gatherings of 50 or more people in Wisconsin

Governor Evers
March 16, 2020

In a series of tweets this morning Governor Evers announced that he is putting in place a ban of all gatherings of over 50 people in Wisconsin.  This is an ongoing story and there will be more news after the governor's 1:30 PM press briefing. Many businesses such as daycare centers, grocery stores, food pantries, hospitals, and pharmacies are exempt from the order.