Today we highlight a story by Cary Spivak and Mary Spicuzza of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. They report on Gov. Tony Evers’ order to halt evictions and home foreclosures during a time when Wisconsinites have been ordered to mostly stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Today we highlight a story by FairWarning, with additional reporting from Wisconsin Watch. FairWarning’s Alexandra Tempus, a former Wisconsin Watch intern, details how fraudsters are preying on people’s fears, anxiety and confusion to execute a range of schemes, including stealing identities and selling bogus cures.
Today we highlight our latest story in collaboration with Wisconsin Public Radio. Bram Sable-Smith, a WPR fellow embedded in the Wisconsin Watch newsroom, reports that physician assistants in the state are calling on Gov. Tony Evers to relax regulations that they say are preventing them from fully responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today we highlight our latest collaboration. Peter Cameron, managing editor of The Badger Project, reports that Wisconsin’s lack of high-speed internet in rural communities is making virtual schooling, remote health care and working from home particularly difficult during the coronavirus pandemic.
Today we highlight a story by Patrick Marley and Molly Beck of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. They explain what Wisconsinites should expect from the stay-at-home order that Gov. Tony Evers announced he would issue Tuesday to slow the spread of COVID-19.