Wisconsin Watch is a nonprofit newsroom that focuses on government integrity and quality of life issues, and we always provide our news for free.
You can read all of our coronavirus/COVID-19 coverage by signing up for our Wisconsin COVID-19 Update newsletter, and please consider becoming a member to support our nonprofit journalism.
Of note: Today we highlight stories about how the pandemic is affecting the state’s vulnerable inmate population. Emily Hamer, a former Wisconsin Watch intern now with the Wisconsin State Journal, reports that criminal justice advocates are calling for broad changes to state policy to protect inmates from the fast-spreading virus. Meanwhile, WisPolitics.com reports that an employee at Waupun Correctional Institution has contracted COVID-19.
Criminal justice advocates call on Wisconsin prisons to protect inmates from COVID-19 — Wisconsin State Journal
Waupun prison employee tests positive for coronavirus — WisPolitics.com
Despite coronavirus concerns, local leaders push participation in 2020 census — Appleton Post-Crescent
‘More high-tech than high touch’: Youth-serving organizations are getting creative amid pandemic — Milwaukee Neighborhood News
What are we missing? And how are you coping? Help us provide critical information and accountability by filling out this form or emailing us at email@example.com.
Live blog from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and USA Today-Wisconsin reporters
Live blog from Wisconsin State Journal reporters
People helping others and showing resilience during this time of anxiety. Send suggestions by tagging us on social media — @wisconsinwatch — or emailing us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
COVID-19 got you down? Let these words from the community lift you up. — Milwaukee Neighborhood News
This was posted on reddit.com:
Access to some stories listed in the Wisconsin COVID-19 Update may be limited to subscribers of the news organizations that produced them. We urge our readers to consider supporting these important news outlets by subscribing.