City of Madison

Wisconsin residents file lawsuit against Dane County Safer at Home order

Plaintiffs argue Safer at Home order violates citizens rights and overextendeds public health officials emergency power

UW-Madison Campus

UW to temporarily shut down terrace, part of alumni park due to COVID-19

New order to halt spread, ensure social distancing on campus

Capitol, Madison, State Capitol, Carroll St,
State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down Safer at Home order, Madison issues order keeping Safer at Home policies in place

Wisconsin legislature must approve future statewide Safer at Home orders.

City of Madison

Semester that was: News’ biggest stories

From campus, city, state, here are biggest headlines from Spring 2020

Capitol, Madison, State Capitol, Carroll St,
State of Wisconsin

UW economist explains state of Wisconsin economy during COVID-19 pandemic

CROWE director said Wisconsin unemployment rate has reached 19% overall

Capitol, State Street, State St., Spring,
City of Madison

PHMDC creates safety guide as Madison businesses begin to reopen

PHMDC encourages businesses to follow safety guidelines as they begin to reopen

City of Madison

Thousands at Capitol protest Safer at Home order

Protestors gathered after their permit was rejected

UW-Madison Campus

UW researchers spearhead coalition to collect essential data on COVID-19

'We want these models to be effective and help decision-makers and the general public understand the evolution of this system,' UW research director says

State of Wisconsin

Seven cases of COVID-19 in Milwaukee linked to April 7 election

Milwaukee, State health officials continue to monitor election related COVID-19 cases

City of Madison

Dane County residents can now report nonessential businesses for disobeying Safer at Home order

MPD contacted multiple businesses deemed nonessential that stayed open despite Safer at Home order