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Wisconsin Republicans to send election bills to governor

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature planned to send a dozen election and voting bills to Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday in an attempt to mollify backers of former President Donald Trump who falsely believe the 2020 election was stolen from him.

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Republican voting changes passed by Wisconsin Senate

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Senate on Tuesday passed a package of fast-tracked voting changes introduced after former President Donald Trump's defeat in 2020, measures that minority Democrats don't have the votes to stop but that Gov. Tony Evers is expected to veto.

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GOP voting changes set for approval by Wisconsin Legislature

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature was prepared to pass a package of fast-tracked bills this week that would make it more difficult to vote in the presidential battleground state, election year measures that are all but certain to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.

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Tax rebate plan nothing but an election-year ploy

It was almost as if Gov. Tony Evers in late January was telling all of us, more or less, “Who wants $150, no strings attached?” We’re referring to the governor’s announcement that he wants to give every Wisconsin resident a $150 tax rebate. The Jan. 27 announcement comes on the heels of news that the state coffers will take in ...

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Evers calls on Legislature to approve $150 taxpayer refund

Gov. Tony Evers used his election year State of the State address on Tuesday to call on the Republican-controlled Legislature to approve his plan to send $150 to every taxpayer in Wisconsin, saying inaction by lawmakers now while people are suffering is "baloney."

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Gov. Evers’ reelection pitch: democracy is at risk

Gov. Tony Evers is known for his folksy demeanor, sprinkling his speeches with "by gollys" and the occasional PG-rated swear word. To win re-election, the 70-year-old grandfather and former teacher is trying to convince voters that he's also a valiant defender of democracy and the lone figure ensuring their votes will still matter in 2024 and beyond.

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