Series: The Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 And Wisconsin: April 2020


 
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The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions is warning debt collectors against "harassing" debtors during the coronavirus pandemic.
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A growing number of Wisconsin child care centers have closed in recent weeks as the COVID-19 outbreak continues, and those left open to serve essential workers are facing other challenges.
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Vice President Mike Pence toured a GE Healthcare manufacturing facility in Madison, as the state and nation move to increase production of ventilators and other critical medical equipment.
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After WPR and Wisconsin Watch reported on her case, a Milwaukee breast cancer survivor discovers the hospital that sued her has dropped its claim.
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The Working Families Party of Wisconsin is working with cities across the state to pass SafeVote, a program to send absentee ballot applications to voters before November.
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Vice President Mike Pence visited Wisconsin on April 21 to highlight ramped-up ventilator production in response to the COVID-19 pandemic at a GE Healthcare factory in Madison.
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Republican lawmakers have asked the state Supreme Court to block Wisconsin's latest "Safer at Home" order, telling justices that Gov. Tony Evers' administration broke the law in its effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.
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The state Department of Health Services announced on April 21 that there were 4,620 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, a jump of 121 cases from the day before.
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Madison hospitals are enacting cost-cutting measures to try and recoup lost revenue from canceled surgeries and the added expense of treating COVID-19 patients.
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Madison bluegrass guitarist Bobby Batyko and his partner Lorie Docken have been making music together since they met at a bluegrass jam in 1997. Now they play on their Madison porch every night for their neighbors.