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GRASSROOTS PROTEST PLANNED DURING FOXCONN GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY

Justice for Jacob Blake protest in Eau Claire

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Jacob Blake Protest against Police Brutality in Eau Claire, WI - the speeches

August 30, 2020

Multiple organizations in Eau Claire organized a protest on Saturday, August 29 to call for an end to police brutality as demonstrated in Kenosha with the shooting of Jacob Blake. Blake was shot in the back seven times by a police officer during an attempted arrest.

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.

Governor Evers statement on last night's protests in Wisconsin

Governor Tony Evers
August 25, 2020
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today released the following statement regarding last night's protests: 

GRASSROOTS PROTEST PLANNED DURING FOXCONN GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY

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