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DHS Launches Multimedia Campaign Encouraging Wisconsinites to Enter Health Care Field

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS), and Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced today the launch of WisHealth Careers, a multimedia campaign to encourage Wisconsinites across the state to enter the health care field. “Our ability to fight COVID-19 depends on having a robust workforce caring for […]

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Gov. Evers Invests $120 Million to Support Small Businesses as COVID-19 Cases Surge

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today an additional $70 million in the second round of “We’re All In” grants, bringing the second-round total to $120 million to be invested in Wisconsin small businesses. Today’s announcement brings the total investments in the “We’re All In” grant program to $185 million. “There’s no business that hasn’t […]

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Gov. Evers Invests $10 Million in Wisconsin Nonprofits

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced a $10-million investment aimed at providing economic stabilization for nonprofit organizations providing critical services to Wisconsinites during COVID-19, which continues to surge across Wisconsin.  “The COVID-19 pandemic has affected folks and families across our state in nearly every aspect of their lives,” said Gov. Evers. “Our nonprofit organizations […]

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El Estado Recauda $256.4 Millones De Los Vendedores Fuera Del Estado; Fondos Para Proporcionar Desgravación Fiscal Para Residentes De Ingresos Medios Y Bajos

Wisconsin (RCE Noticias) – El Departamento de Ingresos de Wisconsin ha recaudado un estimado de $256,4 millones que, según dice, se destinarán a la desgravación fiscal para los residentes de ingresos bajos y medios. Los ingresos se obtuvieron de minoristas y proveedores del mercado fuera del estado en el período de 12 meses que finalizó […]

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State Collects $256.4 Million From Out-of-State Sellers; Funds To Provide Tax Relief for Lower, Middle-Income Residents

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Revenue has collected an estimated $256.4 million that it says will go toward tax relief for lower and middle-income residents. The revenue was collected from out-of-state retailers and marketplace providers in the 12-month period ending Sept. 30. Gov. Tony Evers’ office announced Tuesday that the amount is more than […]

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Funcionarios De Salud De Kenosha Fomentan El Cumplimiento De La Nueva Orden De Evers

Wisconsin (RCE Noticias) –  El mensaje de los funcionarios del condado de Kenosha es claro: siga la nueva orden de emergencia COVID-19 del gobernador Tony Evers. En un comunicado emitido el miércoles, la División de Salud del Condado de Kenosha instó encarecidamente a los residentes y negocios a cumplir con la orden estatal. La orden […]

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COVID-19 alternative treatment facility to open

MADISON – Citing recent surges in COVID-19 patient hospitalizations, state officials on Wednesday announced that an Alternate Care Facility (ACF) would open within the next week. Public Health Madison and Dane County employees and members of the Wisconsin National Guard operate a drive-through COVID-19 testing facility at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis., on […]

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State Issues Emergency Healthcare Staffing Order

MADISON – Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and Wisconsin Department of Health Service (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm issued an emergency order to help address healthcare staffing needs. The emergency order, which immediately takes effect, eases state licensing requirements for some healthcare workers. The state of Wisconsin confirmed 2,745 new coronavirus cases Friday on 13,595 tests. Those […]

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Evers declares new COVID-19 public health emergency, mask order

Gov. Tony Evers has declared a new public health emergency in the state due to COVID-19. Evers announced the measure on Tuesday due to “a recent surge among young people,” his office said in a released statement. The health emergency carries Executive Order #90 and Emergency Order #1. The emergency order relates to face-covering requirements […]

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Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers on Friday ordered the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff in honor of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pursuant to 4 U.S.C. § 7(m). Gov. Evers today formally issued Executive Order #89 requiring flags to be flown at half-staff at […]

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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 to enroll in healthcare coverage that works for them. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Departamento De Salud Expande El Sitio Web De Registro De La Prueba COVID Connect A Espanol

Wisconsin (RCE Noticias) –  El gobernador de Wisconsin, Tony Evers, anunció que COVID Connect, ya está disponible en español y hmong. COVID Connect es el sitio web de registro de la prueba COVID-19 del Departamento de Servicios de Salud, mejor conocido por sus siglas en inglés como DHS. Desde que se lanzó COVID Connect en […]

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$30 Million in Education, Child Care Aid Announced

MADISON — An additional $30 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) money will be directed to supporting Wisconsin early child care and education providers, Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday. The funds will allow the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to pay for an additional round of Child Care Counts payments. […]

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Teen arrested in shooting during Kenosha riots KENOSHA, WI – A 17-year-old Antioch teen was arrested for shooting three people – one person in the head, one in the stomach and another in the arm – in a shooting during a riot. Kyle Rittenhouse called himself a member of the militia and openly carried a rifle during the riot. Just before […]