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Wisconsin Behavioral Health Providers receive telehealth grants over $2.5 million from DHS, Evers

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) in conjunction with Governor Evers, has recently awarded more than $2.5 million dollars to 27 providers for community behavioral health services across the state of Wisconsin. This initiative is taking place in counties around the state including both Racine and Kenosha. The finances that have been awarded will […]

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Help For Homeowners Program Offers Aid With Taxes, Bills

RACINE AND KENOSHA – Assistance through the Wisconsin Help for Homeowners program is available to homeowners who have experienced financial hardship resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Wisconsin Help for Homeowners has $92.7 million in federal funds available to assist state residents who have experienced a COVID-19 related financial hardship since Jan. 21, 2020. Eligible homeowners […]

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$14M in Assistance Grants Awarded To Local Movie Theaters, Camps, Sports Teams

MADISON – Movie theaters, summer camps and minor league sports teams serving Racine and Kenosha area residents were among the recipients of $14 million in assistance grants announced by Gov. Tony Evers’ office on Tuesday. The funding for the grants came from the federal American Rescue Plan Act and was administered by the Wisconsin Department […]

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Real Racine Receives State Destination Marketing Grant

Real Racine, the county’s destination marketing organization (DMO), was among 120 Wisconsin organizations awarded a total of $15 million in grants from federal American Rescue Plan Act funding. The Destination Marketing Organization Grant Program recipients, announced by Gov. Tony Evers’ office on Wednesday, will help the local DMOs attract regional, national, and international visitors to the state. Real Racine (Racine […]

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Wisconsin Submits Plans to Support Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced that Wisconsin will receive nearly $50 million in additional funding from the federal government to address mental health and substance use needs. The funding—part of the American Rescue Plan Act signed into law in March—will add $24.6 million to mental health services and $22 million to substance use […]

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Governor Says $140 Million In Tourism, Entertainment Aid On The Way

WISCONSIN– More than $140 million in grants will be made available to businesses in Wisconsin’s tourism and entertainment industries that were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday. Among the businesses and organizations eligible for the new grant programs are live event venues, movie theaters, summer camps, minor league sports, and […]