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Updated: Kreuser finds Kenosha County Board behavior ‘disheartening’; Berg speaks out against Decker

KENOSHA – On Friday, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser called recent behavior witnessed coming from the County Board “disheartening.” Kreuser reacted to certain County Board members’ actions — specifically, Zach Rodriguez and Erin Decker —  at the most recent County Board meeting on Sept. 15.  In a live video of the meeting that continued after […]

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Text Messaging Scam Targeting FoodShare Members and Applicants

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service have become aware of a text messaging scam targeting FoodShare members. The text might say, “You were chosen to receive food stamps or SNAP.” FoodShare members and applicants should never share personal information with individuals or organizations they […]

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Gov. Evers, OCI Commissioner Afable, DHS Secretary-designee Palm Encourage Wisconsinites Who Lost Health Insurance Anytime this Year to Enroll

Gov. Tony Evers, with Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable and Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm, today encouraged Wisconsinites who have lost their health insurance coverage at any point this year to visit HealthCare.gov to enroll in healthcare coverage that works for them. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Steil Seeks Nominations for 2020 Veteran of the Year

Bryan Steil announces applications are now open for the 2020 Veteran of the Year Award. This award honors local veterans for their service to our country and contributions in our community. Applications are due October 9. Applications can be submitted through Steil’s website here. “Whether it is helping one veteran dealing with a federal agency […]

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5 things you need to know now about mail-in voting in Wisconsin

Written by Max Witynski for Wisconsin Watch Fraud is NOT likely to be a major issue, but there is a reasonable chance your ballot could be rejected if you do not carefully follow instructions. Make sure that you and your witness sign the envelope and that the witness includes their address.Request your ballot now at […]

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Wisconsin tells voters to request ballots now in push to improve mail-in voting

Written by Max Witynski for Wisconsin Watch Lee Ann Medina of Milwaukee says a constellation of factors conspired to prevent her from casting a ballot in Wisconsin’s spring primary. Medina registered online and got her absentee ballot in the mail without much trouble, she says. But she did not realize she would need a witness […]