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Number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Wisconsin increases by 200



Federal Judge rules April 7 election will take place but eases absentee ballot rules

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US District Judge William Conley ruled today that he cannot stop or postpone the April 7 election, but he did change the rules regarding absentee ballots in several substantial ways. 

Friday is last day to apply for an absentee ballot


Breaking update --- due to a ruling today in federal court, the last day to request an absentee ballot is now Friday, April 3. .

Wisconsin COVID-19 confirmed cases now 1731, 31 deaths


Today's tally of COVID-19 confirmed infections in the state has reached 1731. There have now been 31 deaths in the state, and 461 are hospitalized. There have been 20,371 negative tests. The cases continue to escalate at a rapid rate, and it is hoped that the rate of growth will start to decrease within the next 10 days as the effects of the Safer at Home rules are felt. 

Democratic Convention to be delayed

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indicate that the Democratic National Convention is being postponed from July 13-17 and will be held the week of August 17 instead.

Governor Evers releases statement on April 7 election

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MADISON  Gov. Tony Evers issued the following statement regarding the upcoming April 7 election. 

“We have three branches of government to ensure a system of checks and balances, and questions about our elections typically rely on all three playing a role.

Crowdsourcing project to add resources for the COVID-19 crisis


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We are starting a project to have community members add resources to the website so that people can find resources to help them through the current situation. This includes things like grocery stores and restaurants that are open, local farmers, government information sources, ways to keep entertained, and a lot more.

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Approves 2020 Migratory Bird Hunting Season Framework And Regulations


MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Wednesday voted unanimously for the Department of Natural Resources to move forward with proposed rules for the 2020 migratory bird season framework and regulations. Thanks to input from hunters and new scientific research, Wisconsin will see some notable changes.

Gov. Evers Announces Second Package of Comprehensive Legislative Proposals Providing COVID-19 Relief and Support

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Today Governor Tony Evers announced a second proposed legislative package of solutions for COVID-19 relief. The Governor released a first package several days ago including additional funding and flexibility for public health professionals and healthcare professionals, a repeal of the one-week waiting period for unemployment insurance, expanding and improving access to telehealth services, among many other proposals.  

Number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Wisconsin increases by 200


The current number of Covid-19 confirmed cases is 1551 according to new statistics from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. This is an increase of 200 over yesterday. The number of deaths increased by 9, partly because the reporting from Milwaukee County, the hardest-hit county in the state, seems to have been delayed for a few days. At times the number of deaths reported by county coroners is higher than the official state aggregate numbers.

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