Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday that COVID-19 Lodging Grants have been awarded to 663 Wisconsin lodging operators. The grant aims to help stabilize the state’s lodging industry it continues to be impacted by the pandemic.
One day after filing a lawsuit with the Wisconsin Supreme Court seeking to toss out thousands of absentee ballots from the presidential election in Milwaukee and Dane Counties, President Trump has filed a second lawsuit in the state.
Thursday, Gov. Tony Evers announced with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation restaurants and other targeted small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive $45 million in assistance, bringing the total assistance distributed to Wisconsin businesses this year to more than $220 million.
The number of U.S. patients in the hospital with the virus has more than doubled over the past month to a record high of nearly 100,000, pushing medical centers and health care workers to the breaking point.