Wisconsin offers more financial support to stabilize businesses and families affected by COVID-19
Governor Tony Evers announced two major investment programs on October 6 to aid the state’s recovery from the pandemic, a $47 million investment to support for child care, healthcare navigators, and energy and rental assistance to Wisconsinites, and a $100 million investment plan aimed at providing additional economic stabilization for small businesses and communities hardest hit by COVID-19.

The efforts will be funded in part through the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF). The new infusion of funds includes an additional $50 million for “We’re All In Grants,” an economic development grant program launched by Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) this summer. More than 26,000 businesses received “We’re all In Grants” statewide, but many continue to face economic challenges from the pandemic...

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Ken Notes: Again I ask are we spending ahead of the curve and a real assessment of damage? A person I am close to was sent an invite from their accountant to apply for the new funds (they guaranteed results for a $150.00 filing fee) even though this business was not negatively impacted by the Pandemic.



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