Tony Evers Archives

Gov. Evers unveils $75-million in grants to support equitable economic recovery and diverse business investment

October 14, 2021

Governor’s investments toward diverse, equitable economic recovery now total $125-million On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Gov. Tony Evers announced two new competitive grant programs totaling $75-million to support diverse business investment in communities disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. The pandemic has underscored—and, in some cases, even exacerbated— disparities experienced by underserved communities, in particular for… [Read More]

Outreach Community Health Centers host award presentation for Governor Tony Evers and State Senator Lena C. Taylor

September 16, 2021

On August 31, 2021, Outreach Community Health Centers (OCHC) hosted an award presentation for Governor Evers and Senator Taylor at their clinic at 210 W. Capitol Drive. The State Champion Award was in recognition of their support and advocacy to increase investment for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), and their commitment to advance access to… [Read More]

Outreach Community Health Centers host award presentation for Governor Tony Evers and State Senator Lena C. Taylor

September 9, 2021

On August 31, 2021, Outreach Community Health Centers (OCHC) hosted an award presentation for Governor Evers and Senator Taylor at their clinic at 210 W. Capitol Drive. The State Champion Award was in recognition of their support and advocacy to increase investment for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), and their commitment to advance access to… [Read More]

Gov. Evers, DHS announce $5.7-million in funding for mental health emergency center in Milwaukee

September 2, 2021

Investment continues Administration’s efforts to ensure state rebounds and recovers from the coronavirus pandemic On Tuesday, August 31, 2021, Gov. Tony Evers at a ceremony celebrating the completion of the new Mental Health Emergency Center announced $5.7-million in funding for the new center in Milwaukee. To support the Mental Health Emergency Center, Gov. Evers, together… [Read More]

Gov. Tony Evers announces first COVID-19 vaccine incentives

August 26, 2021

The governor said any Wisconsin resident who gets their first dose of the vaccine by Labor Day will receive $100. Gov. Tony Evers announced Wisconsin’s first COVID-19 vaccine incentive program. He made the announcement at an event Monday, August 23, 2021 in Oshkosh. “As our kids start returning back to school, and with the delta… [Read More]

Gov. Evers, OCI announce new open enrollment period for HealthCare.gov only two weeks away

February 4, 2021

Gov. Tony Evers, with Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable announced Monday, February 1, 2021, that HealthCare.gov will be re-opening for Americans to enroll in health insurance coverage beginning February 15, 2021 through May 15, 2021, following an announcement from the Biden Administration last week. Wisconsinites who missed either the original enrollment deadline or their first… [Read More]

Prosecutor declines to charge officer who shot Jacob Blake

January 7, 2021

The Kenosha County District Attorney has declined to file criminal charges against the police officer who shot Jacob Blake. Rusten Sheskey will not face charges in the shooting of Jacob Blake, Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley announced Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Sheskey, a White officer, shot Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, seven times while… [Read More]

Gov. Evers calls for unity, working together in fight against COVID-19

November 12, 2020

As COVID-19 surges in Wisconsin, Gov. Evers delivers statewide address Gov. Tony Evers in a statewide address Tuesday, November 10, 2020, called for unity and working together in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor delivered remarks from the Governor’s Conference Room in the East Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. The following are excerpts… [Read More]

Wisconsin COVID-19 death toll surpasses 1,000

August 13, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers announced on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, that in just over six months, Wisconsin’s COVID-19 death toll has surpassed 1,000 people. This devastating news comes just as Gov. Evers issued Emergency Order #1, requiring face coverings to be worn in response to the recent spike in new infections. Since early July, the average… [Read More]

Gov. Evers appoints Kori Ashley as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge

July 9, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers announced on June 5, 2020, his appointment of Kori Ashley as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge. The appointment fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Dennis R. Cimple, effective September 11, 2020. “Kori Ashley will be a dynamic judge who pushes for real change,” said Gov. Evers. “We know that… [Read More]