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    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
    Wednesday, May 20, 2020
    MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced the launch of a $25 million Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program for Wisconsinites who have experienced income loss as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Administered by the Department of Administration (DOA), the Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program will provide direct financial assistance for owed rent, security deposits, and wrap around services for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Tuesday, May 19, 2020
    MADISON—Gov. Tony Evers today announced $75 million in assistance for small businesses as part of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s We’re All In initiative, a comprehensive effort to celebrate and help Wisconsin’s small businesses get back on their feet and support best practices to keep businesses, consumers, employees and communities safe. Funded largely by federal dollars ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Tuesday, May 19, 2020
    Gov. Evers Announces $1 Billion Statewide Effort to support COVID-19 Testing, Contact Tracing, Operations, and Resources for Local Communities  MADISON—Gov. Tony Evers today announced a robust $1 billion statewide effort to support COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, acquisition of needed supplies, emergency operations, and resources for local communities throughout Wisconsin.The effort is funded ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    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
    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