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Tony Evers

Nov 17, 2023

Evers, Vos on same side, both argue against Supreme Court taking voucher lawsuit

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' administration and political opponent Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos are in the rare position of taking the same side in a lawsuit seeking to end Wisconsin's taxpayer-funded voucher school system, telling the Wisconsin Supreme Court that it should not take the case.

State Crime Lab
Nov 11, 2023

Gov. Evers and Attorney General Kaul celebrate groundbreaking of new Wisconsin State Crime Lab in Milwaukee

Current lab had not met the needs of current scientific advancements in terms of space and workflows.

Nov 1, 2023

Gov. Evers signs three bills into law

The measures range from collective bargaining to tax regulation.

Evers artificial intelligence
Nov 1, 2023

Gov. Evers announces appointments to Governor’s Task Force on Workforce and Artificial Intelligence

Feds and state officials address AI regulation and opportunities.

Oct 31, 2023

Evers sues legislative Republicans for violating Wisconsin Constitution

Evers: Wisconsin Legislature is violating the Wisconsin Constitution by effectively attempting to change state law without passing a bill through both houses of the Legislature and sending a bill to the governor for signature or veto.

Oct 24, 2023

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources secretary resigning after 10 months on the job

Adam Payne sent a letter to Gov. Tony Evers on Friday announcing his intention to leave the agency on Nov. 1 and retire next year.

Wisconsin Gerrymandering
Oct 10, 2023

Gov. Evers moves to intervene in redistricting challenge to Wisconsin’s legislative maps

On Tuesday, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit before the Wisconsin Supreme Court challenging the state’s current legislative maps. “My commitment to the people of Wisconsin remains the same—I believe that the people should get to choose their elected officials, not the other way around, and that includes making […]

Oct 9, 2023

Security questions swirl at the Wisconsin Capitol after armed man sought governor twice in one day

Wisconsin's Capitol building is one of the most open in the country, which made it easy for a man to walk inside with a loaded handgun this week in search of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.

Mary Shawanokasic
Oct 2, 2023

Gov. Evers taps Shawanokasic for Menominee County Register of Deeds

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers Monday announced his appointment of Mary Shawanokasic to serve as Menominee County Register of Deeds.

Sep 20, 2023

Wisconsin Legislature set to reject governor’s special session on child care, worker shortages

Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Legislature was poised to ignore a special session that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers called for Wednesday to pass a $1 billion package that would keep a pandemic-era child care program running, send more money to the University of Wisconsin and create a paid family leave program.

Sep 14, 2023

Evers: ‘Wisconsin Republicans escalate efforts to interfere with elections’

Evers says Wis. Republicans "undermine basic tenets of our democracy, including the peaceful transfer of power."

Sep 13, 2023

Wisconsin’s Democratic governor rejects GOP’s surprise redistricting plan

Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers shot down as “bogus” a surprise plan Republicans floated Tuesday.


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