COVID-19 UPDATES FOR COUNTY OFFICIALS

As issues continue to develop and change at a quick rate with COVID-19, the Coronavirus, we at the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) are working alongside Governor Tony Evers, the Administration, the National Association of Counties (NACo) and our general counsel, von Briesen & Roper, s.c., (von Briesen) to provide the latest resources and updates to assist county officials during this unprecedented time.

COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.16.2020

June 16, 2020

The 6.16.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a WCA interview with WEDC Secretary Missy Hughes on the We’re All In Small Business Grant Program, the release of a Forward Analytics Report on “Economic Activity in a Pandemic: Wisconsin Taxable Sales in March and April,” and a NACo story on the decline of local government employment.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.12.2020

June 12, 2020

The 6.12.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features WEDC’s We’re All in Small Business Grant Program, a NACo look at the county responses to COVID-19 in the area of human services and the State of Wisconsin’s Bureau of Correctional Enterprises new line of safe space products.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.10.2020

June 10, 2020

The 6.10.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features the LFB’s May 2020 General Fund Tax Collections, the State of Wisconsin’s Bureau of Correctional Enterprises new line of safe space products, and the Legislative Technology Services Bureau’s virtual training webinars.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.5.2020

June 5, 2020

The 6.5.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a WisEye Newsmakers discussing Wisconsin’s Courts as they prepare to reopen, NACo issue briefs and a survey to help NACo estimate the COVID-19 impact on the county workforce and county finances.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 6.2.2020

June 2, 2020

The 6.2.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features WCA Executive Director Mark O’Connell on Capital City Sunday discussing Safer at Home, a DHS web link for recovery numbers by county and a NACo webinar on administering an election during the COVID-19 crisis.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.29.2020

May 29, 2020

The 5.29.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a joint letter from WCA, WALHDAB, WPHA and WHA to Governor Evers and Secretary Palm, WEDC’s Relief and Recovery Resources, and information on the 2020 WCA Annual Conference.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.28.2020

May 28, 2020

The 5,28.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features a NACo message urging county officials to contact their U.S. Senators, a DHS announcement of $10 million in funding for health clinics and a FEMA daily update.

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COVID-19 Daily Update: 5.27.2020

May 27, 2020

The 5.27.2020 WCA COVID-19 Daily Update features the announcement of $200 Million “Routes to Recovery: Local Government and Grants” Program, as well as DWD April job numbers and a promotion from Motorola Solutions, Inc.

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