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Gov. Tony Evers

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Jun 21, 2023

Evers signs Dairy Month bill to expand local roads improvement program and focus on improving agricultural roads

The bipartisan bill will create a program for WisDOT to give financial aid to communities with deteriorated agricultural roads and projects left out of other state aid programs.

Jun 13, 2023

More than 170,000 Wisconsin households will receive nearly $50 million in energy assistance

The governor allocated millions to buy fuel oil and deliver propane to qualifying customers ahead of the winter months.

May 8, 2023

Gov. Tony Evers signs bipartisan watershed protection bill for agriculture

One of four bills signed into law will increase eligibility for farmers and producers to get watershed, lake and protection grants.

Apr 18, 2023

Wisconsin Assembly aims for harsher carjacking penalties

Passage by the Assembly will send the bill to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who has said he supports the measure.

Apr 3, 2023

Gov. Tony Evers signs first bill in second term to curb reckless driving

Gov. Tony Evers signed an act enacting a law to allow cities, towns, villages and counties to allow law enforcement to impound vehicles when owners get reckless driving citations.

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Mar 30, 2023

Wisconsin ax maker charged with threatening Gov. Evers strikes plea deal to lesser offense

Michael A. Yaker who has been known to carry an ax, believed he would be receiving the contract to build a park shelter at Scheidegger Forest County Park. After his bid was rejected he became involved in dispute with Dane County officials.

Mar 21, 2023

Wis. Democrats, Gov. Tony Evers call for end of 1849 abortion ban with new legislation

Gov. Tony Evers announced on Tuesday legislation to repeal Wisconsin's 1849 abortion ban after Roe v. Wade was overturned.

Aug 31, 2022

Evers directs $90 million to Wisconsin K-12 schools

Gov. Tony Evers is giving Wisconsin K-12 public schools $90 million more in federal COVID-19 relief money, a move he announced Tuesday just before schools were to open for the fall.

Aug 26, 2022

Inmates file launch lawsuit to get lawyers within 2 weeks

A group of jail inmates waiting for public defenders to represent them filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking a judge to force the state to assign attorneys to indigent defendants within two weeks of their first court appearance.

Aug 18, 2022

GOP questions delays at Evers’ licensing agency

Republican lawmakers are raising questions about why the state Department of Safety and Professional Services is taking weeks to issue licenses.

Aug 18, 2022

Republicans block Evers spending plan for opioid settlement

The Legislature's Republican-controlled budget committee objected Wednesday to Gov. Tony Evers' plans to spend $31 million Wisconsin is slated to receive in a multi-state settlement with drug manufacturers over their role in the opioid crisis.

Aug 11, 2022

Trump ties may come back to haunt in swing state Wisconsin

Donald Trump reasserted his grip on Republicans in Wisconsin's primary, but Democratic Gov. Tony Evers tried to play that against his newly minted Republican opponent Wednesday while observers said running too closely to Trump in the swing state could be dangerous.


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