Stories tagged: "Jon Seybold"

Jon Seybold and Ron Kind speak
Wisconsin Restaurant Owners Hungry for More Pandemic Aid

Demand for federal funding far outpaces dollars available for eateries because so much business was lost during the pandemic.

Sarah Hammes-Murray straightens a hand-made soap display at Tangled Up In Hue in downtown Eau Claire, where she is manager and creative director. The store benefited from a state grant earlier this year intended to help keep small businesses up and running during the coronavirus pandemic, and its owners plan to apply for another round of that funding as the pandemic continues. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Looking Back on 2020: How COVID Crushed Wisconsin’s Economy

Despite those qualifying for federal and state funds to stay afloat, revenue is down and layoffs common.

Houligan’s Steak & Seafood Pub co-owner Jon Seybold has been forced to lay off about half of his 30 employees because of significantly decreased revenues as the coronavirus pandemic continues. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
COVID-19 Killing Small Businesses, Restaurant, Taverns. They Need a Financial Boost

“We’re All In” grants aimed at helping small operators keep their doors open.

Republican Convention Trump Economy Wisconsin
The RNC Message Touts ‘Greatest Economy.’ But Wisconsin’s Struggling Workers Aren’t Seeing It.

As the Legislature stays on break and Congressional Republicans go on vacation, people are calling for help and are tired of being ignored.