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Tenants fear mass evictions as moratoria expire PDF Print E-mail
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Written by The Hill Press   
Thursday, 28 May 2020 10:09

eviction-noticeEviction moratoriums end, and people still have no jobs and no money.

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COVID-19 Business Transition Grants Will Help De Pere Small Businesses PDF Print E-mail
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Written by De Pere Area Chamber of Commerce   
Thursday, 28 May 2020 09:43

businesses-micro-ethnically-diverseFunds made available with support from City of De Pere, donations from Schnieder foundation, more, announced to aid re-opening and begin recovery.


De Pere, WI  – The De Pere Area Chamber of Commerce, with support from the City of De Pere, announces COVID-19 Business Transition Grant that will assist small businesses located within De Pere while they move into re-opening and begin the stages of recovering from the state wide shutdown of non-essential businesses mandated on March 17, 2020.

“The De Pere Area Chamber is continuously searching for opportunities that benefit our business community,” says Amber Thiel, President/CEO of the De Pere Area Chamber of Commerce, “we are appreciative to have the ability and resources to step up during this time and assist small businesses in re-opening and moving forward through this undoubtably challenging period.”

Eligible applicants must own and operate a local business within the City of De Pere. Full-time equivalent employees may not exceed 25. Businesses within the Main Street District are eligible however, are only eligible for a grant up to $2,500 which includes any funds they may have received through Definitely De Pere’s COVID-19 Business Relief Grant Fund. Businesses may not exceed a grant of $2,500 between the two programs. Other criteria are considered, applications will be scored by a committee and awards will be granted by Wednesday, June 3, 2020 based on need.

Individuals, businesses, and/or corporations who are interested in donating to the COVID-19 Business Transition Grant Fund should contact the De Pere Area Chamber of Commerce via email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Applications can be submitted as soon as Thursday, May 21, 2020 for consideration and must be received by no later than Friday, May 29, 2020 to be considered. Maximum grant request is $2,500.

The De Pere Area Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) non-profit. We are a member-owned organization built up of staff, interns, and volunteers. Our Mission is to advance the interests of member businesses through business development and community involvement to stimulate economic growth in the De Pere area. Our Vision is to make De Pere a destination for living, travel, and business.

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Click Here to access the application

 
Trump's Scarborough tweets unsettle his allies PDF Print E-mail
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Written by The Hill Press   
Thursday, 28 May 2020 09:22

trump-wh-gaggleTrump's groundless claim that Scarborough was involved in the death of a staffer in 2001 extremely inappropriate say Republicans.


WASHINGTON, DC - President Trump’s willingness to ratchet up his attacks on MSNBC host Joe Scarborough is causing unease even among people in the president’s orbit.

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House cancels planned Thursday vote on FISA PDF Print E-mail
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Written by The Hill Press   
Thursday, 28 May 2020 09:15

washington-capitol-tsThe two-thirds of the Republican Party that voted for the bill in March have indicated they are going to vote against it now.


WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said on Thursday that he is cancelling a vote on a bill to reauthorize three intelligence programs, marking the second day in a row that the legislation has been punted.

"At the request of the Speaker of the House, I am withdrawing consideration of the FISA Act," Hoyer said in a statement.

He also appeared to acknowledge that the bill would not have enough support to pass, noting that Republicans who previously supported it were now expected to oppose it.

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$200 Million "Routes to Recovery: Local Government Aid Grants" Program Announced PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Thursday, 28 May 2020 09:13

coronavirus-office-closed-wiProgram will provide reimbursements for expenditures incurred this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic to Wisconsin counties, cities, villages and towns.

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More than 2 million Americans file new jobless claims PDF Print E-mail
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Written by The Hill Press   
Thursday, 28 May 2020 09:04

great-depressionSince March, more than 40 million Americans have filed initial claims for unemployment benefits.


WASHINGTON, DC - Roughly 2.1 million more Americans filed new claims for jobless benefits as President Trump and governors push some states to loosen coronavirus-related restrictions, according to data released by the Labor Department on Thursday.

In the week ending May 23, a seasonally adjusted 2,123,000 Americans filed initial claims from unemployment benefits, falling from a revised total of 2,446,000 applications filed the week before.

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State Republicans Knew of Problems with Unemployment Processing Since 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Wisconsin Senate Democrats, Jay Wadd   
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 09:42

unemployment-application-wi-gbThey did nothing for years to make the state’s unemployment system work, and now they are trying to place the blame on our Governor and Secretary Frostman for the complicated and time consuming process workers face.

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Gov. Evers Congratulates Class of 2020 Graduates PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 16:08

graduates-2020Celebration goes on, but many unable to participate in traditional graduation ceremonies due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2020 16:32
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Flags to Half-Staff for Memorial Day in Wisconsin PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Saturday, 23 May 2020 16:35

veterans-memorial-day-2020This memorial day, honor the fallen but respect the living by wearing a mask, staying close to home and forgoing large gatherings of people.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2020 16:55
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Gov. Evers Announces $100 Million for Pandemic Related Medical Services PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Friday, 22 May 2020 19:38

coronavirus-ventilatorLong-Term Care, Home and Community Based Services, and Emergency Medical Services included. Two-part funding stream will support providers most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Nygren and Republicans Are Responsible for State's Unemployment Chaos PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Wisconsin Senate Democrats, Jay Wadd   
Friday, 22 May 2020 13:57

unemployment-wi-wkowRepublican efforts to discourage people from applying for unemployment benefits cause delays and frustrations during crisis.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2020 14:43
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