Gov. Tony Evers has unveiled his plan for spending $1 billion in federal funds to combat COVID-19 in Wisconsin. The money will be used to pay for ongoing efforts to test people for the virus, identify those who may have been exposed and prepare for a potential surge.
For 20 days in April, nurse Elizabeth Riley's day would begin by looking for coverings for her shoes. Then, she would put a shower cap on her hair and secure her one N95 mask that would need to last for the next five days.
A new federal lawsuit aims to force the state to mail absentee ballot request forms to all registered voters, arguing that step among several others could prevent a repeat of Wisconsin's April 2020 pandemic election that "shook the public's faith in the democratic process."