The COVID-19 vaccination center at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison will be able to increase the number of doses delivered by 2,100 a week thanks to new staffing support from the federal government starting on Wednesday, Gov. Tony Evers announced.
Gov. Tony Evers submitted a federal emergency declaration on Tuesday for three southeastern Wisconsin counties to deal with $10 million in damage caused along the shore of Lake Michigan by winter storms last month.
Gov. Tony Evers is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to do a preliminary estimate of damage caused by severe winter storms and lakeshore flooding that struck southeastern Wisconsin earlier this month.
Local officials are considering water-rate increases following the federal government’s final rejection of Gov. Scott Walker’s request for $11.3 million to repair winter-related damage inflicted on public property in eight Wisconsin counties.