Stories tagged: "Joe Parisi"

Wisconsin officials on the state and local levels  are increasingly finding themselves faced with lawsuits when passing measuring to control the pandemic. (Shutterstock image)
Officials Face a Choice in Fighting COVID: Face Lawsuits, or Let the Virus Spread

Only a few health departments in Wisconsin still have enforceable health orders as the virus has spread wildly and killed relentlessly.

President Donald Trump speaks on election night in the East Room of the White House in the early morning hours of Nov. 4 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Trump Files Lawsuit to Toss 220K Votes in Milwaukee, Dane Counties

Trump makes his latest attack on the election as he tries to cling to the presidency.

Bartender James Martine talks with longtime patrons Mamie and Steve Detert of Waterloo at  Pedro's Mexican Restaurant in Madison at the end of September. Dane County announced Tuesday it is restricting all indoor gatherings. This new ordinance will not apply to restaurants, which will still be allowed to operate at 25% capacity. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Dane County Shuts Down Indoor Gatherings

Order comes as virus cases surge, deaths and hospitalizations climb.

Joshua Crouse and his 10-year-old daughter, Marley, sit outside their Janesville apartment at the end of July. Crouse is among thousands of Wisconsin residents struggling to pay rent each month because of the economy during the pandemic. (Photo © Andy Manis)
200,000 Wisconsin Families Are at Risk of Eviction as $600 Boost Expires

While the end of the eviction moratorium didn’t result in a huge spike in evictions, renters may not be as fortunate in the coming weeks and months.

COVID Surging Among Young Adults in Wisconsin
COVID Surging Among Young Adults in Wisconsin

Dane County responds by reinstating restrictions, as half of the recent cases tied to bars. Milwaukee County businesses call for mandatory masks.