WED PM Update: Rental assistance program to cover internet costs; Wisconsin Guard troops to deploy to U.S.-Mexico border

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-- Gov. Tony Evers announced today that a program for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic will start covering some households' internet costs.
The state received over $322 million in the first round of emergency rental assistance from the feds. Of that, DOA has administered $38 million in rental and utility aid to nearly 11,000 households affected by the pandemic.
"The past year and a half has underscored the fact that access to affordable high-speed internet is a necessity to how we live, learn, and work," Evers said in a...

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