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Thursday, May 28, 2020
Gov. Evers Announces $200 Million "Routes to Recovery: Local Government Aid Grants" Program »
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced the launch of the “Routes to Recovery: Local Government Aid Grants” program, a $...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
WPHA Legislative News - May 2020 »
Governor Evers Announces Over $1 Billion in Grants for COVID-19 Response On Tuesday, May 19, Governor Tony Evers...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
WI Supreme Court Issues Ruling in Legislature v Palm »
The Wisconsin State Supreme Court just issued its ruling in the case of Legislature v Palm. The Court ruled that Secretary...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
WPHA Legislative Update - Executive Order #72 »
  Executive Order #72 , issued by Governor Evers on March 12, 2020, declared a state of emergency in relation to th...
Monday, May 4, 2020
Maureen Busalacchi, Kohler-Hausmann and Hu: Coronavirus pandemic calls for safe releases from jails »
Please view the full Guest Column Article on the Cap Times website. For over a month, Wisconsin residents have underta...
Friday, May 1, 2020
WISCONSIN HEALTH LEADERS PETITION SUPREME COURT IN SUPPORT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS »
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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Organizations Representing More than One Million Wisconsinites Voice Support for Safer @ Home »
Dozens of Organizations Representing More than One Million Wisconsinites Voice Support for Safer at Home Extension...
Monday, April 27, 2020
Administration Extends Safer at Home Order and Lays Out Metrics to Reopening »
Legislature Files Case in State Supreme Court On Thursday, April 16, Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary...
Monday, April 27, 2020
WPHA Legislative Update - April 2020 »
The month of April has seemed to fly by but has been a difficult and demanding time for public health. There has been a lo...
Monday, April 20, 2020
Badger Bounce Back Announcement »
This afternoon DHS Secretary-designee Andrea Palm, at the direction of Governor Tony Evers, issued  Emergency Order #...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Legislature Passes Bipartisan COVID-19 Bill »
On Monday, April 13, the State Legislature voted itself into extraordinary session to take up legislation aimed at makin...
Monday, April 13, 2020
Spring Election Results »
Results have just come in on last Tuesday's spring election. Races on the ballot included a State Supreme Court seat as we...
Monday, April 6, 2020
Gov. Evers Suspends In-Person Voting, Calls Legislature into Special Session on April 7 Election »
WPHA & WALHDAB commend Governor Evers for taking into consideration the public's health by postponing tomorrow's elect...
Saturday, April 4, 2020
WPHA Statement on Postponing In Person Spring Election »
April 4, 2020 TO: Governor Evers Wisconsin Legislature FROM: Wisconsin Public Health Association Wisconsin Associ...
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Governor Evers Statement on April 7 Election »
Governor Evers issued the following statement regarding the upcoming April 7 election: “We have three branches of gover...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin LFB Published Report on State Funding in CARES Act »
Wisconsin nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB) published an analysis of the approximately $2.2 billion Wisconsin is...
Monday, March 30, 2020
WPHA Legislative Update - March 2020 »
  Governor Evers Issues “Safer at Home” Order On March 24, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers issued a ...
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Governor Releases COVID-19 Legislation »
Governor Evers released a 65-page draft piece of  legislation  and a  draft joint resolution  on Satur...
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Governor Issues Order to Expedite Expansion, Enhance Efficiency of Healthcare Workforce »
Governor Evers and Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm today exercised their auth...
Friday, March 27, 2020
Gov. Evers Suspends Evictions and Foreclosures During Public Health Emergency »
MADISON —Gov. Tony Evers today directed Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to te...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
WI Legislative Council Memo for Public Health Officials »
This information memorandum written by the WI Legislative Council provides a general overview of the authority of the Gove...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Speak for Health - An Action Alert from APHA supporting Public Health Infrastructure »
Contact your members of Congress and urge them to prioritize public health infrastructure and paid sick leave and famil...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
WPHA and WALHDAB Submit Letter to Governor on Decarceration During COVID-19 »
On March 24, WPHA and WALHDAB jointly submitted a letter to Governor Evers requesting certain considerations be made for W...
Friday, March 13, 2020
Senate health committee considers Tobacco 21 legislation »
The Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Wednesday considered legislation that would raise the state’s...
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Senate Bill 364 Update »
Tomorrow, the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services is holding a public hearing on Senate Bill 364, which is the S...
Thursday, February 20, 2020
WPHA Legislative Update - February 2020 »
WPHA/WALHDAB Articles – Feb 2020 Legislature Moves Forward on Water Quality Bills In 2019, State Assembly Speaker...
Friday, June 28, 2019
Thursday, November 13, 2014
State's Workplace Wellness Program »
State’s workplace wellness grant program Back in March 2014, Gov. Scott Walker signed the Healthy Jobs Act into law...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
2014 Election - Republicans Retain Control of State Government »
Republicans retain control of state government in 2014 Fall elections The Nov. 4 general elections provided a poli...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Legislator of the Year Award Presentation »
Please join local health officers, board of health members and other public health professionals in your community for a s...
Friday, April 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Session Results »
Preserving and promoting public health is a year-round proposition, and as every WPHA and WALHDAB member knows all too wel...
Monday, February 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
WPHA-WALHDAB Capitol Report »
As the Wisconsin Legislature enters the home stretch of the current legislative session – scheduled to end in April – WPHA...
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Workplace Wellness Legislation Passes State Senate »
The State Senate passed the "Wisconsin Healthy Jobs Act," Senate Bill 73 on November 5. The bil...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Stricter raw milk sale provisions gain Senate committee support »
November 13 WHN Raw milk sales took a step toward legalization Tuesday, as the Senate Committee on Financial Inst...

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