Pandemic Relief Bill Fails to Pass

September 14, 2020 Well, as promised, Congress voted on a new pandemic relief bill this week. And, as expected, it failed to pass. The bill included more money for small business loans, funding for schools and the Postal Service, scaled-back unemployment benefits, and liability lawsuit protections for schools, businesses, and healthcare providers. Democrats felt it […]

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PPP FORGIVENESS APPLICATION: APPLY OR WAIT?

August 31, 2020 As a mom, I spend a fair amount of time gently reminding my kids to do things that they don’t want to do: clean their rooms, eat their vegetables, do their homework. I am constantly telling them not to procrastinate, do it now and it will be done. I try to apply […]

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Recent Executive Order Increasing Unemployment Benefits

August 23, 2020 Have you been enjoying our 2020 visit to the COVID Carnival? Me either. But it isn’t over yet. Time to get off the roller coaster and enter the fun house. Slides, spinning floors, distorted mirrors, tilting stairs… pretty sure those are all features of the executive order President Trump signed that adds […]

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FFCRA Back-to-School Review

I am writing today’s post while wearing three hats, thankfully I have amazing balance! Seriously, though, today’s post is written as a lawyer and employer but also as a mom. The start of school is just around the corner, and many of us still don’t know what the plan is for reopening in our district. […]

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City of Milwaukee Mask Ordinance

July 16, 2020 Another crazy week in our new COVID world! I was hoping that things would start to return to semi-normal by now, but, alas, no luck. I am fortunate to be able to do the majority of my work via computer, but, for businesses open to the public, things have once again changed […]

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