The mayors of Wisconsin’s five largest cities said Monday they'll receive $6.3 million from the nonpartisan Center for Tech and Civic Life to help with elections in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Author: Sean Kirkby
There were 484 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Wisconsin on Monday. It was also the third straight day of no additional deaths reported from the disease.
The Department of Health Services is projecting that the Medicaid budget will finish the biennium with a surplus, cautioning in a Monday report that the estimate relies on "many assumptions" and is subject to "multiple uncertainties."
The Department of Health Services last week awarded more than $2 million to support the development and operations of three youth crisis stabilization facilities throughout the state.
The Office of Commissioner of Insurance told health insurers last week that discrimination against transgender people is barred under federal and Wisconsin law.
July 5 marks the 10th anniversary of the state’s smoke-free law going into effect. Recently, some Wisconsin casinos have reopened temporarily smoke free as an additional safety measure in the wake of COVID-19.Read More
Dane County retightened some of its COVID-19 restrictions Thursday night after seeing a sharp increase in the number of cases.Read More
Milwaukee Health Services Inc. CEO Dr. Tito Izard encouraged healthcare providers and policymakers to move toward “restorative health equity” when it comes to addressing health disparities affecting the African American community.Read More
A judge put Racine’s new ordinance establishing COVID-19 restrictions on hold Wednesday, saying the city engaged in a “direct attack” on a court order last week that temporarily suspended the city’s reopening plan.Read More