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Feb 13, 2024

Senate passes governor’s legislative maps, a move that could keep case out of Supreme Court

Wisconsin's GOP-controlled Senate on Tuesday passed legislative maps that were proposed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers — a move that could ultimately prevent the liberal-controlled state Supreme Court from implementing maps that could be even worse for Republicans.

Oct 23, 2023

Wanted: Racine County Circuit Court applicants

The appointment will fill a vacancy being created by Judge Maureen M. Martinez’s retirement, effective Nov. 17, 2023.

Indigenous Peoples Day
Oct 9, 2023

Gov. Evers celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day in Wisconsin

Through events with the Oneida and Ho-Chunk Nations, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers recognized and celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day Monday along with the above video message honoring Wisconsin’s Native Nations. Evers reaffirmed the state’s commitment to respecting Tribal Sovereignty and fostering strong state government-to-tribal government relationships. Indigenous Peoples Day was first recognize[...]

Non Dairy regulation
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.

Wisconsin ax maker
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.


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