Just a few months ago, Madison bartender Amy Moreland’s life was headed in a good direction. But that progress came to a halt when she found out she wouldn’t be returning to work. The bar where she works closed its doors on March 17 following an executive order by Gov. Tony Evers.
President Trump has riled officials from states across the country by saying that the federal government has the authority to reopen the country. Legal experts agree that the power to lift state stay-at-home orders belongs to state officials.
Gov. Tony Evers’ safer-at-home order allows travel related to the exchange of children pursuant to custody orders, but many people still have questions. Some parents worry about the health and safety of their kids while others fear their kids may be kept away from them.
As of April 9, the Milwaukee health department was reporting 1,193 known positive cases of COVID-19 in the city. More than half of people in the state who have died from COVID-19 have been in Milwaukee County.
As COVID-19 continues to spread in Wisconsin, and personal protective equipment (PPE) becomes more and more important for frontline workers, questions have surfaced about what happens to that equipment when it’s discarded.
Wisconsin's "safer-at-home" order includes a long list of essential business operations that may continue during the COVID-19 pandemic. Weddings and funerals are on the list, but many people are postponing them.