Tony Evers Archives

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]

Gov. Evers announces $25 million Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program

June 11, 2020

On Wednesday, May 20, 2020, Gov. Tony Evers 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,… [Read More]

Evers orders Gay Pride flag to fly over Wisconsin Capitol

June 11, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers has ordered a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride to be flown over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the second time in state history Gov. Tony Evers has ordered a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride to be flown over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the second time in state history. The flag was… [Read More]

Evers outlines $1.17B plan to combat spread of coronavirus

May 21, 2020

The money was supplied by the federal government’s $2 trillion CARES Act, which was signed into law by President Donald Trump at the end of March. Gov. Tony Evers has announced a $1.17 billion plan to combat the spread of the coronavirus in Wisconsin. The announcement was made Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in Madison, Wisconsin…. [Read More]

Gov. Evers announces another turn of the dial for Wisconsin businesses

May 14, 2020

On Monday, May 11, 2020 Gov. Tony Evers announced another turn of the dial on Safer at Home to add even more opportunities for Wisconsin businesses to get back to work in a safe and responsible way. Emergency Order #36, signed Monday, May 11, 2020, by Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary- designee Andrea… [Read More]

Gov. Evers announces expanded opportunities for certain nonessential businesses

April 30, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers announced on Monday, April 27, 2020, that another turn of the dial in expanding allowed operations for nonessential businesses, providing even more opportunities for businesses to get back to work in a safe and responsible way. The Emergency Order, signed Monday, April 27, 2020, by Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary- designee… [Read More]

Gov. Evers announces Badger Bounce Back plan to reopen Wisconsin’s economy

April 23, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers announced Monday, April 20, 2020 the Badger Bounce Back plan to share guidance on the criteria that must be met before the state’s economy can safely reopen. “As we’ve learned over the past month, in the most difficult of circumstances, Wisconsinites will rise to the occasion, helping each other and working together… [Read More]

Gov. Evers announces Wisconsin is taking big steps to increase COVID-19 testing capacity

April 23, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers announced on Monday, April 20, 2020, that the state of Wisconsin is taking big steps to increase COVID-19 testing capacity throughout the state. Working with the Wisconsin Clinical Lab Network, the state has grown the number of labs performing COVID-19 tests from just eight labs one month ago to 36 labs as… [Read More]

Gov. Evers suspends evictions and foreclosures during public health emergency

April 2, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers on Monday March 30, 2020 directed Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to temporarily order the suspension of evictions and foreclosures amid the COVID-19 public health emergency. The order prohibits landlords from evicting tenants for any reason unless failure to proceed with the eviction will result in an imminent… [Read More]

Wisconsin’s ‘Safer at Home’ order in effect for next 30 days

March 26, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday his new “Safer at Home” order in effect for the next month. Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday, March 24, 2020, his new “Safer at Home” order will be in effect for the next month. He directed Department of Health Services Secretary- designee Andrea Palm to prohibits all nonessential travel, with… [Read More]