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2024  Press Releases

February 27: Gov. Evers Announces Wisconsin has been Selected by U.S. Department of Energy for Rural Clean Energy Demonstrations​

February 21: Gov. Evers Awards $16 Million in Community Development Block Grant Housing Rehabilitation Grants​​

February 13: DOA Secretary Blumenfeld Makes Leadership Announcement​​

February 5: Wisconsin Help for Homeowners Program to Close Applications March 8, 2024​

February 1: DOA, PSC Recognize National Energy Assistance Day

January 18: DOA to Host Virtual Roundtable for Veteran Entrepreneurs​

January 16: $16 Million in Transit Capital Assistance Funds Announced for Wisconsin Communities

January 11: Gov. Evers Announces Paying Down of General Fund Annual Appropriation Bonds​​

January 10: DOA and PSC Highlight National Cut Your Energy Costs Day with Weatherization Program Visits​




2023  Press Releases
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December 20: Gov. Evers Announces $6.7 Billion Positive GAAP Balance in State’s General Fund for Fiscal Year 2022-23​

December 13: ​​Gov. Evers Announces Nearly $42 Million for HOME-American Rescue Plan Pro​​gram​

December 13: DOA Secretary Blumenfeld Makes Assistant Deputy Secretary Announcement​

October 23: Virginia Hart Special Recognition and Diversity Award Winners Announced​

October 16: Gov. Evers, DOA Announce Highest State Surplus and ‘Rainy Day’ Fund Balance in State History​

October 12: DOA Secretary Blumenfeld Highlights Public Access and Coastal Improvements with Port Washington Visit​

October 5: DOA Secretary Blumenfeld Celebrates Public Infrastructure Awards with Visit to Village of West Baraboo​

October 4: 2nd Annual Women in Cybersecurity Event to Coincide with Governor’s 2023 Cybersecurity Summit​​

September 28: October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Wisconsin​

September 28: DOA Secretary Blumenfeld Marks Coastal Awareness Month with Milwaukee Area Coastal Visit​​

September 26: Gov. Evers, Public Service Commission, Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy Recognize National Clean Energy Week​

September 14: DOA Secretary Blumenfeld Marks Coastal Awareness Month with Awards for Southeastern Wisconsin Coastal Projects​

September 6: ​Gov. Evers Declare​s September Coastal Awareness Month​

September 1: DOA Cele​brates Black Business Month with Supplier Diversity Roundtable​​​

August 15: ​​Gov. Evers Announces Request for Proposals for ​​​Wisconsin's Coastal Communities​

July 26: Gov. Evers Announces More Than $20 Million in Grants to 21 Wisconsin Municipalities for Public Improvement Projects​

July 6:  ​DOA Secretary Blumenfeld Makes Deputy Secretary Announcement​

June 21: DOA Visit Highlights How State Grants Have Helped Spur Economic Development in Janesville, Beloit ​

June 14: Gov. Evers Seeking Nominations for Virginia Hart 40th Annual Award

June 13: Gov. Evers Announces Additional Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Benefit​

June 7: Gov. Evers Announces $1.4 Million in Grants for Wisconsin’s Coastal Communities 

May 31: DOA Visit Highlights How State Investments Help Those in Greatest Need in Wausau​

May 25: DOA Visit Spotlights How State Investments Are Helping Ripon Businesses Thrive​

May 25: DOA Visit Highlights State Investment to Expand Access to Mental Health Services in Fond du Lac County​

May 24: ​DOA Visits Showcase ​Sustainability Efforts in Milwaukee

May 17: Evers Administration Visits Showcase Clean Energy Efforts​

May 17: Gov. Evers Releases Clean Energy Plan Progress Report​

May 3: ICYMI: DOA Secretary Kathy Blumenfeld Honored with Wisconsin CDFI Champion Award​

April 27: New Webinar to Highlight Worker Recruitment Resources for Employers​

April 27: DOA Visit Highlights $10.3 Million Housing Investment for Winnebago County​

April 25: Wisconsin Department of Administration to Receive $1.9 Million for Conservation Projects from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law​

April 21: Evers Administration Spotlights Solutions for Workforce, Mental Health Challenges at Friendship Circle Roundtable​

April 21: DATCP, DOA Warn Wisconsin Dispatch Number ‘Spoofed’ By Scammers​

April 20: DOA Visit Highlights $9.85 Million Investment for Kenosha County​​

April 20: DOA Racine Visit Showcases Solar Energy Project During Earth Week​

April 13: DOA Visit Highlights $5 Million Investment for City of Waupun​

April 12: DOA Visit Highlights $1.6 ​Million Investment for Prairie du Chien Workforce Housing​

April 6: Gov. Evers Announces More Than 5,400 Wisconsin Homeowners Have Received Assistance through Wisconsin Help for Homeowners Program​​

March 27: Winning with Wisconsin's Workforce: ​Lt. Gov. Sara Rodriguez, Nine Cabinet Agencies Join with Wisconsin Workforce Development Association to Lead Event on Workforce Priorities, Removing Barriers​​

March 22: PSC, DOA Encourage Customers to Seek Assistance before Moratorium on Utility Disconnections Ends​​

March 15: Evers Administration Marks Equal Pay Day with Green Bay Women's Roundtable ​

March 8: Evers Administration Celebrates Women’s History with Investments and Roundtable Series​

March 1: Vision 2030 Update: State of Wisconsin to Optimize Footprint and Better Meet the Needs of Wisconsinites​

February 2: ICYMI: Evers Administration Visits Highlight Business and Community Investments in Calumet, Juneau, and Marathon Counties​

February 1: Gov. Evers, DOA, PSC Recognize National Energy Assistance Day​​​

January 20: ​Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program Set to Close January 31​

January 12: DOA Secretary Blumenfeld Makes Leadership Announcements​




2022 Press Releases
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Dece​mber 21: Gov. Evers Announces $4.6 Billion Positive GAAP Balan​​ce in State's General Fund for Fiscal Year 2021-22

December 8: New Webinar Will Help Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs Learn How to Write a Business Plan​

November 21: Wisconsin Department of Administration Report Highlights Unprecedented Surplus and Moderate State Revenue Increase for Future Fiscal Years​

November 7: Evers Administration Visit Highlights $3.4 Million State Investments for Small Businesses in Onalaska​

November 7: Evers Administration Visit Highlights Close to $5 Million State Investments for Small Businesses in Appleton

November 7: Evers Administration Visit Highlights $7 Million State Investments for Sheboygan Businesses

November 3: DOA Visit Highlights Nearly $5 Million Investment for Businesses in Mequon​

November 1: DOA Visit Highlights Nearly $2 Million Investment for Village of Mount Horeb Small Businesses​

​November 1: Evers Administration Visit Highlights Nearly $2 Million State Investments for Village of Oregon Small Businesses and Pandemic Recovery

October 27: Evers Administration Visit Highlights Close to $6 Million State Investment for Small Businesses in De Pere​

October ​27: Evers Administration Visit Highlights Over $8 Million in Grants to Support Northwest Wisconsin Small Businesses​

October 26: Evers Administration Visit Highlights Over $7 Million State Investment for Green County Businesses​

October 20: Virginia Hart Special Recognition and Diversity Award Winners Announced​

October 17: DOA Visit Highlights Over $3.6 Million State Investment for Marshfield Businesses​

​​October 14: Wisconsin Ends Fiscal Year 2022 with Record $4.3 Billion Positive Balance​

October 13: DOA Visit Highlights $7.5 Million State Investment for Racine Small Businesses

October 13: DOA Visit Highlights Over $5 Million State Investment for Wauwatosa Businesses

October 12: Evers administration visit highlights over $800,000 state investment for Potosi recovery

October 12: DOA: Visit highlights $40 million state investment for local businesses in Madison

October 10: First Annual Women in Cybersecurity Event to Coincide with Governor’s 2022 Cybersecurity Summit​​

October 3: DOA Visit Highlights $7.8 Million State Investment for West Bend Infrastructure and Businesses​

October 3: DOA Visit Highlights $4.7 Million State Investment for Beaver Dam Businesses

September 30: Gov. Evers Invests Additional $16.6 Million to Help Wisconsin Families Keep Heat on this Winter​

September 30: New Webinar to Highlight Wisconsin’s Economic Outlook​

September 30: Gov. Evers, Sokaogon Chippewa Community Sign Compact Amendment Permitting Event Wagering

September 27: Gov. Evers Announces More than 48,000 Households Have Received Over $200 Million in Help from Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program​​

September 22: DOA Visit Highlights $2.5 Million State Investment for Kenosha Bunesses​

September 22: Evers Administration Highlights More than $7.6 Million for Town of Beloit Fire Station Reconstruction​

September 21: DOA Deputy Secretary Patton Recognized with the NASCA National Distinguished Deputy Award​

September 19: Gov Evers Declares September Coastal Awareness Month​

September 15: DOA Visit Highlights $8.5 Million State Investment for La Crosse Businesses​

September 15: Ashland Area Development Corporation Receives Over $1.8 Million to Help Small Businesses

September 8: DOA Visit Highlights $4 Million State Investment for Wisconsin Rapids Businesses​

September 8: Columbia County Economic Development Corporation Receives Nearly $335,000 to Help Small Businesses

September 1: Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity Releases Final Report

August 29: Gov. Evers Announces More than $15 Million in Additional Grants for Diverse Business Assistance Efforts​​

August 25​: Press Release: DOA Visit Highlights $10 Million State Investment for Wausau Main Street Businesses

August 25:​ DOA Visit Highlights $20 Million State Investment for Main Street Businesses in Green Bay

August 22: Registration open for 2022 Wisconsin Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit​

August 3: $1 Million Public Infrastructure Award Made for Omro Street and Utility Repairs​

August 2: ​​Wisconsin DOA and WisDOT Join City of Racine for Lake Michigan Electric Vehicle Circuit Tour Announcement​

August 2: Gov. Evers Joins Fellow Midwest Governors in Announcing Collaboration to Build the Lake Michigan Electric Vehicle Circuit Tour

July 29: Gov. Evers Seeking N​ominations for ​​Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award​​

July 27: ​​DOA Visit Highlights ​$4 Million ​​State Investment for ​​Main Street Businesses ​in Sun Prairie​​

July 25: Gov. Evers Announces Award of Nearly $17 Million of Grants to 18 Wisconsin Municipalities for Public Improvement Projects​

July 21: DOA Visit Highlights Investment ​​for Summer Programs for Children in Superior Douglas​​

July 19: ICYMI: DOA Secretary-designee Blumenfeld Awards $235,000 for Milwaukee Coastal Projects​​

July 7: Gov. Evers Announces More Than $1.4 Million in Grants for Wisconsin’s Coastal Communities​

July 1: Evers Administration Visit Showcases Strong Bounceback for Northwest Wisconsin​

June 23: DOA and Tourism Secretaries Highlight Importance of Creative Economy in Southwest Wisconsin with Local Arts and Culture Tour​

June 16: ​City of De Pere Receives More Than $200,000 for New Mobile EMS Unit​

June 14: New Webinar Series to Support Wisconsin Small Business Owners​​

June 10: ICYMI: Milwaukee Area Businesses Receive Live Event Venue Assistance Grants​

June 8: Homeownership Month Proclamation Highlights Ongoing Support for Wisconsin Homeowners​

June 1: ​Milwaukee Green Initiative Tour Highlights Project Partnerships​

May 31: Gov. Evers Announces $22 Million Investment to Expand Programs, Fund Emergency Response Initiatives​​

May 2: ​​State ​Supplier Diversity Reaches New Record ​​

April 25: Menominee Tribal Visit Highlights Clean Energy Commitment​

April 25: Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity​

April 22: Gov. Evers Celebrates Earth Day, Signs Executive Order Creating the Office of Environmental Justice​

April 19: Gov. Evers, Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy Release State’s First-Ever Clean Energy Plan​

April 14: PSC, DOA Urges Customers to Seek Assistance before Moratorium on Utility Disconnections End​

March 28: ​Gov. Evers Announces ​$8 Million to ​Help Wisconsinites Access Civil Legal Services to ​Recover from Pandemic​​​​​​

March 21: Gov. Evers Announces More Than $86 Million for Diverse Business Investment and Diverse Business Assistance Grants​

March 17: ​DCF Administrator Jen Flogel ​to Lead DOA ​Division of Personnel Management​

March 9: Gov. Evers Announces More Than $97 Million in Awards for Healthcare Infrastructure Capital Investment Grant Program

March 7: Gov. Evers Announces Launch of Wisconsin Help for Homeowners Program​

March 3: Gov. Evers Announces More than $212.9 Million in Awards for Neighborhood Investment Fund Program​  

February 24: Gov. Ever​s Announces More Than $20 Million Neighborhood Investment Fund Grant for Madison and Dane County

February 23: Gov. Evers Announces More Than $25 Million Neighborhood Investment Fund Grant for Milwaukee and Milwaukee County

February 23: Gov. Evers Announces $9 Million Neighborhood Investment Fund Grant for City of Beloit​

February 22: Vision 2030 Update: ​DOA Moves Ahead with ​​Sale of ​Underutilized ​​State Property in ​​Milwaukee to Bronzeville Center for the Arts​​​

February 21: Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order Creating Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity

February 18: Gov. Evers, Forest County Potawatomi Sign Compact Amendment Permitting Event Wagering

February 11: ICYMI: Gov. Evers Awards More Than $82 Million in Equitable Recovery Grants, Visits Awardees Working in Communities​

Fe​bruary 1: DOA, PSC Recognize National Energy Assistance Day​

January 6: ​Southwest Wisconsin Stops Highlight Community Investments
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2021 Press Releas​es

December 21: Gov. Evers Announces Largest Positive GAAP Balance in Wisconsin State History​​​

November 29: Applications Open for $75 Million in Grants Aimed to Support Diverse Businesses​

November 17: The Wisconsin Department of Administration Marks Career Development Week With Open Job Opportunities​

November 10: Gov. Evers Awards $15 Million in Grants to Local Tourism Organizations​

November 4: Wisconsin Supplier Diversity Program Celebrates Veterans Small Business Week​

October 29: Virginia Hart Special Recognition ​and Diversity Winners Announced​

October 26: Applications Open for $50 Million Healthcare Infrastructure Capital Investment Grant Program​

October 21: Wisconsin Awarded $1 Million Grant to Develop Plan for Electric Vehicle Adoption​​​

October 21: Governor Evers and Secretary Joel Brennan Visit Kewaunee County to Mark 'Imagine a Day Without Water' on October 21​









August 6: Eviction Prevention Efforts Continue Despite Partial Eviction Moratorium​

August 3: ICYMI: State Isn't Done Helping Families Avoid Eviction
 

July 29: DOA Secretary Brennan Presents $70.000 in Regional Coastal Grant Awards to Sheboygan Area Officials​

July 23:  Eviction Prevention Efforts Helping Wisconsinites Stay in Their Homes

July 8: ​Gov. Evers Signs One of the Largest Tax Cuts in Wisconsin State History, Announces More Than $100 million in New Funding for Public Schools

July 7:​ Gov. Evers Announces Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program Payment of Internet Bills 

July 1: Gov. Evers, Oneida Nation Chairman Hill Sign Compact Amendment Permitting Event Wagering

June 24: Gov. Evers Announces More Than $140 Million for Wisconsin’s Tourism and Entertainment Industries

​May 13: ​Wisconsin Launches Data Project to Help Community Advocates & Policy Experts Track and Respond to Evictions​


2020 Press Releases

September 24: Coastal Awareness Month.pdf

February 27: Final Electric Vehicle Charging Station Listening Sessions Scheduled

​February 24: Additional Electric Vehicle Charging Station Listening Sessions Scheduled

February 19: Electric Vehicle Charging Station Listening Session Scheduled​


​2019 Press Releases

​July 11: Housing Grant to Help Homeless Announced​

January 30: Secretary-designee Joel Brennan Responds to Foxconn Statement

January 28: DOA Land Information Program Wins State Surveying Award

January 17: DOA Secretary-designate Brennan Announces Executive Leadership Team

Archived Press Releases