Stories tagged: "Gov. Tony Evers"


Local Officials Scramble to Save Local Mask Ordinances as Republicans Try to Kill Evers' Order
Local Officials Scramble to Save Local Mask Ordinances as Republicans Try to Kill Evers’ Order

Republicans "stand ready" to kill the statewide order, so local officials are staying on top of it.

No Masks, No Distancing: People Keep Gathering Outside and It's Causing COVID Outbreaks
No Masks, No Distancing: People Keep Gathering Outside and It’s Causing COVID Outbreaks

People may be wrongfully assuming outdoor activity carries no risk of spread, experts say.

Image of a letter from dozens of Republican state legislators asking an unknown number of school superintendents to resume in-person instruction despite concerns about the coronavirus outbreak that has killed nearly 1,000 people in Wisconsin.
Read the Letter GOP Legislators Sent to Superintendents Pressuring Them to Reopen Schools

Lawmakers who have power over nearly half of public education funds suggest “opening your doors” to all students.

GOP State Senators Plan to Take on Evers' Mask Order as Coronavirus Cases Spike
GOP State Senators Plan to Take on Evers’ Mask Order as Coronavirus Cases Spike

Senate leader indicates his chamber will convene to vote on ending the order.

Gov. Tony Evers, seen last month surveying damage to Capitol grounds, issued a public health emergency Thursday and statewide mask mandate. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Evers Orders a Statewide Indoor Mask Requirement

Statewide mask ordinance begins Saturday.

12,000 Wisconsin Farmers Will Receive Up to $3,500 in Federal Aid
12,000 Wisconsin Farmers Received Up to $3,500 in Federal Aid

One-time payments part of Wisconsin Farm Support Program funded by CARES Act.

Minnesota Passed Police Reform Package. Will Wisconsin?
Minnesota Passed Police Reform Package. Will Wisconsin?

Reform package introduced June 19 but no indication is it going anywhere fast.