Stories tagged: "Joel Brennan"


Housing advocates worry of a surge of homelessness in Wisconsin after the US Supreme Court struck down the federal eviction moratorium. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
‘I Don’t Know What We’re Going to Do’: Homelessness Expected to Increase After Court Ends Eviction Ban

The US Supreme Court ended the federal eviction ban Thursday amid the dangerous Delta variant surge, prompting concerns from Wisconsin housing advocates.

Joel Brennan in Eau Claire
$140M of Federal COVID Relief Will Go Toward Entertainment, Tourism Grants, Evers Announces

American Rescue Plan Act funding would aid industries among those most impacted by the pandemic.

Foxconn globe in Mount Pleasant
What Will Foxconn Make in Wisconsin After the New Contract? Mum’s the Word.

DOA secretary seeks to take attention away from Foxconn, won’t confirm whether state officials are aware of what the company will manufacture.

Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday announced $10 million in federal money is being awarded to 54 movie theater operators across the state. This includes more than $4 million for Milwaukee-based Marcus Theaters. The Marcus Palace Cinema is pictured in Sun Prairie. 
(Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Evers Sends Wisconsin Movie Theaters $10 Million Lifeline

The list of recipients includes small, independently owned theaters and chains such as Milwaukee-based Marcus Theaters, which was awarded over $4 million.

Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a COVID-19 relief bill Friday after the GOP-controlled Legislature made too many changes to the compromise bill.
Wisconsin Anticipates $250 Million Budget Shortfall Over COVID-19

Cost-saving efforts follow $70 million cut from previous budget earlier this summer.

The state Capitol in Madison is reflected off the windows of an office building across the street. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Legislature Set to Begin Meeting on COVID-19 Relief Bill Tuesday

Bill has not yet been made public but provision shifting power from governor to budget-writing committee reportedly removed