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    Friday, May 22, 2020
    MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today congratulated the Class of 2020 on their graduation. Students and their friends, families, and supporters across Wisconsin are celebrating this important accomplishment but are unable to participate in traditional graduation ceremonies due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As folks continue to celebrate while staying safe, the governor offered his congratulations to the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, May 21, 2020
    News Release For Immediate Release May 21, 2020 Contact: Elizabeth Goodsitt/Jennifer Miller 608-266-1683DHS Works with USDA and Retailers to Make Grocery Shopping Flexible and Safe for FoodShare Households Beginning today, May 21st, Wisconsin households that use FoodShare will be able to shop online at the two grocery retailers currently set up at the national level to accept ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Thursday, May 21, 2020
    Change is good!  Chamber Certificates or Chamber Bucks, as they are commonly called, have gotten a makeover in the last couple months and soon you will begin to see them circulating in place of the old design.  The new certificates will look like this: The old certificates which look like this, will still be accepted at businesses until you are told otherwise. In fact, we encourage you to get ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community
    Friday, May 08, 2020
    MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today that businesses looking to keep workers, customers, and families safe while “turning the dial” toward reopening can now draw on a series of publications to keep them informed of best practices and safety tips.The brochures include general guidelines for all businesses to follow as well as industry-specific advice, such as for restaurants, retailers, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Tuesday, April 21, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2020Contact: GovPress@wisconsin.gov or 608-219-7443 Gov. Evers Announces Badger Bounce Back Plan MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced Wisconsin's "Badger Bounce Back" plan which outlines important criteria for Wisconsin to be able to reopen its economy in phases and includes steps to make sure workers and businesses are prepared to reopen as soon as it is safe ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
    Friday, April 10, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2020Contact: GovPress@wisconsin.gov or 608-219-7443 Gov. Evers Announces COVID-19 Volunteer Program  MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers announced today that the state is seeking volunteers to support Wisconsin's healthcare system during the COVID-19 pandemic. Active and retired healthcare professionals and those who wish to help in non-clinical support positions are ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, April 09, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 9, 2020Contact: GovPress@wisconsin.gov or 608-219-7443 Gov. Evers Directs DNR to Close 40 State Parks, Forests, and Recreational Areas MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today directed the Department of Natural Resources to close several state parks to protect the health and safety of Wisconsinites. Due to unprecedented crowds, litter, vandalism and out of an abundance ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 07, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2020Contact: GovPress@wisconsin.gov or 608-219-7443 Wisconsin Granted Federal Disaster Declaration Due to COVID-19 Pandemic MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today announced that Wisconsin has been granted a major disaster declaration for the entire state of Wisconsin, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The declaration provides access to Public Assistance programs for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, April 02, 2020
    Small Business Administration Organizes Information Center for COVID-19 GuidanceVisit their webpage here  The SBA has released several articles regarding unique loans to allow businesses to continue to pay employees during the shut down, how to prepare your employees for a potential outbreak, how to teach them correct sanitation procedures, and also how to prepare yourself as a business owner for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic