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Tony Evers

Jun 13, 2023

Governor slams GOP plan to slash University of Wisconsin funds

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers today slammed Wisconsin Republicans on the Joint Committee on Finance for newly released plans to cut tens of millions in funding for the University of Wisconsin (UW) System.

Jun 10, 2023

Gov. Evers seeks applicants for Florence County Sheriff

The new sheriff will serve for the remainder of the unexpired term that ends January 2027. 

Jun 10, 2023

Gov. Evers Extends Application Deadline for Dane County Circuit Court

Gov. Tony Evers announced June 9, 2023 that he is extending the application deadline for Dane County Circuit Court.

Jun 8, 2023

Gov. Evers: Tentative agreement reached with Republican leaders on shared revenue

The compromise reached by Gov. Evers and Majority Leader LeMahieu and Speaker Vos also contains provisions ensuring the city of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County are enabled with the tools, flexibility, and resources to avoid insolvency, including requiring a two-thirds vote by the City of Milwaukee Common Council and the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors to implement a local sales tax of 2 perce[...]

Jun 5, 2023

Wisconsin Republicans look for rebound, Democrats stay on offensive as 2024 fights loom

Wisconsin has long been one of a handful of battleground states, one of the few places where either party can win a statewide contest.

May 31, 2023

Applications sought for Barron County Circuit Court judge

Gov. Tony Evers is seeking applicants for the Barron County Circuit Court-Branch 2.

Gov. Evers state parks
May 17, 2023

Gov. Evers optimistic about ongoing shared revenue negotiations with Republican leaders

Gov. Tony Evers released a statement Wednesday expressing optimism regarding ongoing negotiations with Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) and Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu (R-Oostburg) toward reaching a bipartisan compromise to increase local community funds statewide through shared revenue, one of the most significant sources of funding provided by the state to local governments, according to Evers[...]

May 8, 2023

Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Grant, Oneida, and Vernon County District Attorneys

Gov. Tony Evers announced Monday that he is seeking applicants for Grant, Oneida, and Vernon County district attorneys, respectively. The appointment for Grant County will fill a vacancy being created by District Attorney Lisa A. Riniker’s election to the Grant County Circuit Court. Additionally, the appointment for Oneida County will fill a vacancy being created […]

May 4, 2023

GOP prosecutor urges judge to toss Wisconsin abortion suit

Dane County Circuit Judge Diane Schlipper listened to more than 90 minutes of oral arguments on the motion Thursday.

May 4, 2023

Wisconsin judge to hear first arguments in abortion lawsuit

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul filed the lawsuit in Dane County Circuit Court last June seeking to repeal the ban.

May 2, 2023

Wisconsin Republicans to kill legalized pot, stadium repairs

Starting Tuesday, and likely continuing into June, the Joint Finance Committee will take a series of votes to build its own two-year spending plan which will then go to the Senate and Assembly for approval.

Gov. Evers state parks
Apr 24, 2023

Gov. Evers proposes investments in conservation, state parks, and outdoor recreation

Wisconsin’s outdoor recreation industry contributed a record-setting $8.7 billion to the state’s gross domestic product in 2021.

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