A new grant program from the Wisconsin Department of Administration is allocating ten million dollars to 54 theater operators throughout the state. Funding for the program is being pulled from Wisconsin’s share of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. According to the Department of Administration, the program provides about $14,600 in […]
Every month since April, around 30% of Americans have missed their housing payments. The federal eviction safeguard, along with the other benefits of the CARES Act, expired last week on July 31, leaving an estimated 40% of American renters vulnerable to losing their housing this month without renewed protections. Today on the show, Patty talks […]
Great news this week for musicians, performers, and others who work as independent contractors: The CARES Act, a Federal Coronavirus relief law, provides some relief from gig cancellations and other impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Act will provide one-time payments of $1,200 per adult that most, if not all, local jazz musicians will receive, […]
President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act last Friday. To learn more about the stimulus package, which includes over $2 trillion in spending, WORT Labor Radio producer Greg Geboski spoke with Julia Wolfe, a State Economic Analyst with the Economic Policy Institute, last week.