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1497 POSTS 0 COMMENTSAndrew Weiland is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, Weiland is a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, and son, Zachary. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys coaching his son’s youth baseball and basketball teams.
The Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel notified state officials this week that 101 of its employees have been furloughed since March 27, as a result of a severe decline in business during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Enterprise Holdings, the parent company for several car rental brands including Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental, has informed state officials that it has laid off 260 employees in the Milwaukee area.
The City of Cudahy Health Department on Wednesday said that 503 people have been tested for COVID-19 from April 24 to 28 as part of an investigation of the coronavirus outbreak at the Patrick Cudahy meatpacking plant.
Estero, Florida-based The Hertz Corp. notified state officials that it has laid off 38 employees at its facility at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced today that he has directed the state Department of Natural Resources to re-open several state parks, forests, and recreational areas, which he closed earlier this month because large crowds were hurting social distancing efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
New Berlin-based insurance agency Risk Management LLC has joined Hartland-based Vizance Inc.
State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, and state Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, today filed a legal action in the state Supreme Court challenging Gov. Tony Evers’ recent move to extend his ‘Safer at Home’ order to May 26.
Jamie Miller has been named the president of Milwaukee-based MTI Connect, chief executive officer Bob Hackett announced today.
Several Republicans in the state Legislature are criticizing the move by Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday to extend his ‘Safer at Home’ order for the state to May 26, in an attempt to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin needs to engage in a "smart restart of its economy" involving a phased re-opening of businesses based on regional and statewide health data and trends, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce president Tim Sheehy said today.