MadREP Report | June 25, 2020
The application period for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's We’re All In Small Business Grants has been extended until 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 26. MadREP is ready to assist with Letters of Acknowledgement . Please email us with proof you were in business in February 2020. When submitting your application, please be sure you upload the documents according to the instructions and your W-9 is signed! This will help expedite receiving your award.

For the latest reopening and recovery resources, be sure to check the MadREP website often.
Must Reads For This Week
These U.S. Cities Are Likely to Recover Faster From...

(Bloomberg) -- In normal times, it would be hard to find obvious similarities between Worcester, Massachusetts; Madison, Wisconsin; and California's Bay Area. But after being ravaged by a pandemic that caused nationwide lockdowns, these regions...

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The Madison Region is Rooted in the Future

No one would be surprised to learn the cheese and dairy products in the refrigerator came from Wisconsin. But the meat and potatoes, preserves, sauces, baked goods and even the craft beer in the kitchen may have...

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Big Changes Coming to Women Owned Small Business Cert.

The US SBA will be ending self-certification of Women Owned Small Business this year. In summer 2020, the WOSB and EDWOSB certification process will change. Self-certification will no longer be an option, and women owned small businesses will...

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PPP News: Loan Application Deadline is June 30, New...

PPP Loan Applications Due by June 30, 2020 As discussed in our June 4, 2020, Client Alert on the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (PPPFA), the PPPFA amended several key provisions of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), but...

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DHS: Percentage Of Positive COVID-19 Tests Increases To...

An increase in testing is one reason for the increase in the number of positive cases. The percentage of positive tests was 4.6 percent on Sunday — up from 3.8 percent the day before.

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Tourism and Entertainment: Hear from Greg Marcus, CEO of Marcus Corporation, and Mark Murphy, CEO of the Green Bay Packers, as they discuss COVID-19's effects on their businesses. Learn how businesses are working together and sharing best practices for reopening on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 11:00 am. Register Here
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Reopening and Recovery Resources
Returning to Work | 8 Steps to Keep Employees Safe

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Greater Madison Chamber Slido

Join the Conversation. Please ask questions related to COVID-19 and business here.

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WEDC Focus Forward Reopen Guidelines - Working Together...

Wisconsin businesses look forward to a future when they can return to providing products and services to their customers. That future will require the gradual adoption of new business practices that reflect the evolving reality of the COVID-19...

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Unemployment COVID-19 Public Information

Frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 Coronavirus and State of Wisconsin Unemployment Benefits.

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MadREP Partner Spotlight
Madison Gas and Electric

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) generates and distributes electricity to 155,000 customers in Dane County and purchases and distributes natural gas to 163,000 customers in seven south-central and western Wisconsin counties.

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