Gov. Tony Evers' administration will move forward on its own with the purchase of up to 10,000 ventilators and a million protective masks after GOP lawmakers rejected the governor's plan for a more sweeping state response to COVID-19.
Gov. Tony Evers released a sweeping legislative package to address the COVID-19 outbreak in Wisconsin. It would provide aid to local public health departments as well as implement significant changes to the state's spring 2020 election.
Wisconsin's state and local governments could receive more than $2.2 billion from the federal government as part of the $2 trillion stimulus package recently enacted to address the economic fallout caused by the new coronavirus.
Gov. Tony Evers issued an order relaxing a range of rules governing Wisconsin’s health care workforce, in an attempt to maximize the number of doctors, nurses and physician assistants available to help during the COVID-19 public health crisis.