Stories tagged: "Gov. Tony Evers"


Wisconsin National Guard members Sgt. Nathaniel Nyquist, left, Sgt. John Clark and Spc. Madeline Westrick gather samples at a drive-up COVID-19 testing site near Baraboo on April 29. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Wisconsin Increasing Free COVID Testing Sites from Three to 74 as Cases Surge

Free sites will be staffed by Wisconsin National Guard, located in 56 counties, seven tribal nations.

Alan Nugent, right, owner of the Stockholm Pie and General Store, works with a fellow employee and a customer on Aug. 1, the first day of Gov. Tony Evers’ order making the wearing of masks in public places in Wisconsin mandatory. Nugent said a handful of people have left his store because they would not wear masks, but most people abide by the regulation. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
State Supreme Court Conservatives Fast-Track Another Challenge to Evers’ Safeguards

Also: Wisconsin Republican Party reports a multi-million dollar online theft.

Dr. Ryan Westergaard, chief medical officer for the state of Wisconsin, described the COVID-19 situation in Wisconsin as a "nightmare scenario" Tuesday. He is pictured at a June White Coats for Black Lives rally in Madison. (Photo © Andy Manis)
‘It’s a Nightmare.’ Wisconsin Tops 5,000 New COVID-19 Cases and 64 Deaths in a Single Day

“My concern is that when leaders don’t act in an empathetic way ... people are going to follow that cue,” Evers says.

Rep. Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) addresses the media at the Capitol Aug. 31 with other lawmakers, activists, and community organizers. The group was gathered to call out Republicans to act on the governor's package of police reform bills. That did not happen. (Photo © Andy Manis)
The Racial Disparities Task Force Created After Jacob Blake Shooting Is Finally Meeting This Week

Task force created as alternative to GOP-led Legislature meeting to pass Governor’s package of police reform bills.

Gov. Tony Evers seen signing the COVID-19 Relief bill in April. An effort to recall Evers failed to move forward Monday, lacking adequate signatures. (Photo provided)
Evers Recall Effort Comes Up Short After Organizer Lies to Reporters

Wisconsin will not put two consecutive governors through recall elections.

The Dairyland Brew Pub opens to patrons in Appleton. A Wisconsin judge on Monday, Oct. 19, reimposed an order from Gov. Tony Evers’ administration limiting the number of people who can gather in bars, restaurants and other indoor venues to 25% of capacity. That decision was overturned Friday. (William Glasheen/The Post-Crescent via AP File)
Appeals Court Blocks Gov. Evers’ Capacity Limits Indefinitely

The coronavirus safeguard is back off less than a week after a judge upheld it.

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You’re About to Get a Tax Break Thanks to All That Pandemic Online Shopping

Out-of-state retailers paid more in Wisconsin taxes that will go toward targeted tax relief.