Racism and Hate Have No Home Here!, and other updates #15 I was shocked to learn that someone distributed racist flyers across the lawns of West Allis homeowners... To whomever took it upon themselves to spread this hateful message, know that our communities do not support you.
Milwaukee SafeVote Plan and other updates #14 Yesterday, the Milwaukee Common Council Committee on Judiciary and Legislation met and approved a proposal from Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic and the Milwaukee Election Commission to implement the SafeVote program for the city.
George Floyd Protests, COVID-19 Developments and other updates #13 Beginning Friday and each day since, protests have been organized throughout the City of Milwaukee, and in other cities across the state.
2020 Wisconsin State Fair is Canceled As a member of the State Fair Park Board of Directors, I want everyone to know how difficult it was to come to this conclusion. The Board discussed the different options at our disposal for months, taking into account the various needs and concerns of the diverse groups that come together to make...
Update #11 Federal CARES Act Funding Allocations Over the past week, Governor Evers announced several programs that his administration has created to disburse funds allocated to Wisconsin through the federal CARES Act.
Supreme Court Ruling, Local Response, and Other Info Last week, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a ruling in Wisconsin Legislature v. Andrea Palm, the case determining whether the Evers Administration's extension of the Safer at Home policy under the authority of the Department of Health Services was lawful.
Health Experts Testify before Congress Today, Doctor Anthony Fauci (Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases), Doctor Robert Redfield (Director of the CDC), Admiral Brett Giroir, MD (Assistant Secretary for Health), and Doctor Stephen Hahn (Commissioner of the FDA) testified virtually before the...
Wisconsin Supreme Court Hears First Case over Safer at Home Today the Wisconsin Supreme Court met virtually to hear the first case against the extension of Governor Evers' Safer at Home order under the authority of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
Turning the Dial Governor Evers announced yesterday that through a collaboration between the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and the Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services, several services have been identified which can be made available with a minimal impact on our state's ability to...
Bouncing Back! Last week, Governor Evers announced the need to extend the "Safer at Home" order. This was not an easy decision, but in keeping with the guidelines set out by our federal government and the advice our state health professionals, it is still the best strategy we have for keeping our people safe.
Election Results and Legislative Action After a month of dragging their feet, and criticizing the timely actions of Governor Evers. The Wisconsin Republican controlled State Legislature is finally convening in session to address the issues that COVID-19 has brought to our state.
April 7th Election After a roller coaster week of executive orders, legislative rebukes, and supreme court rulings, voters head to the polls today. I spotted this couple still a ways off from being able to cast their ballot.
Wisconsin News Updates: COVID-19, April 7th Election, and more Absentee Ballots are being requested at never-before-seen rates in Wisconsin, and this reflects the civic duty that Wisconsinites share. I am extremely proud to see this happening during such uncertain times.
"Safer at Home" order and other updates Governor Tony Evers' directive for Wisconsinites to stay at home if it is at all possible is a strategy for our state to avoid overwhelming our hospitals' and other care facilities' capacity to accommodate the anticipated number of patients who are expected to get sick with Coronavirus...
Updates about Coronavirus in Wisconsin and Other News This week, State Legislators have been participating in updates from the Administration about the evolving situation in Wisconsin, it is clear that this current crisis will have a wide impact on all of our lives and that we will need all hands on deck to get Wisconsin on a good course.
Updates about Coronavirus in Wisconsin and Other News Governor Evers has launched a website that is designed to collect up-to-date information and resources that are available from our state government.