Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issues state of emergency over wildfire fears affecting 41 counties

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers declared a state of emergency on Wednesday due to the growing danger of wildfires affecting at least two-thirds of the state’s counties. The governor’s order directs all state agencies to assist in wildfire prevention, response, and recovery efforts. Wisconsin’s wildfire season is expected to last through May. (Wisconsin DNR) “Protecting the […]

Wisconsin Gov. Evers signs GOP-backed bail amendment clarification into law

Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signed a Republican-backed bill Wednesday to clarify when the newly passed constitutional amendments to the state will make it more difficult for defendants to get out of jail on bail. I made it Conservatives win landslide policy victory in Wisconsin election The constitutional amendment passed into law in the previous […]

Wisconsin Governor Evers to release 2023-25 executive budget

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers was scheduled to submit the 2023-2025 administrative budget to Congress on Wednesday night. Let’s take a look at some of the key spending plan suggestions. — $2.6 billion in additional funding for K-12 public schools. — 10% tax reduction for singles up to $100,000 and married couples up to $150,000. — […]

Wisconsin Gov. Evers’ budget bill to include new reckless driving laws

Governor Tony Evers’ executive budget will include a number of proposals designed to reduce reckless driving in Wisconsin, including mandatory ignition interlocks for all DUI violations. Once included, the governor’s office announced Friday. The Governor’s 2023-2025 Spending Plan requires judges to order the use of an ignition interlock device for all DUI or DUI violations. […]

Wisconsin Gov. Evers announces additional spending for veterans’ education, mental health

Governor Tony Evers’ executive budget will include millions of additional dollars to support the mental health and education needs of Wisconsin’s veterans, the governor’s office announced Thursday. Wisconsin Governor Likely to Suggest Sales Tax Increase Democratic Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has announced increased spending on veterans programs as part of his latest budget proposal. (AP […]