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Tony Evers

Apr 20, 2023

Wisconsin Senate votes to double reckless driving penalties

The bill now goes to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who has voiced his support for the measure.

Gov. Evers state parks
Apr 2, 2023

Gov. Evers extends application deadline for Marquette County District Attorney applications

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced Feb. 24, 2023, that he is seeking applicants for Marquette County District Attorney. The governor announced last week he is extending the application deadline to 5 p.m. on Fri., April 7, 2023. The appointment will fill a vacancy created by District Attorney Brian J. Juech’s resignation. The new district attorney […]

Mar 23, 2023

Wisconsin on brink of constitutional crisis as courts face unprecedented DA, public defender shortage

Editors Note: Our Managing Editor, Steve Schuster spoke to Judges, the Office of Lawyer Regulation, Federal Prosecutors, District Attorneys throughout the Midwest, the State Bar of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Attorney General, Governor Tony's Evers office, as well as legislatures to determine the full extent of the problem and possible solutions on how to fix Wisconsin's broken criminal justice system.

Mar 17, 2023

Sarah Godlewski tapped to replace Secretary of State Doug La Follette

Former secretary Doug La Follette announced his retirement effective Friday, after being re-elected in November.

Mar 16, 2023

Wisconsin lawmakers clash over cash bail proposals

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers unveiled plans Thursday to largely eliminate the use of cash bail in Wisconsin, clashing with Republicans who proposed a constitutional amendment to make it harder for people to get out of jail before trial. The Democratic proposal, which almost certainly will not pass the Republican-controlled Legislature, would rely on […]

Wisconsin Abortion
Mar 15, 2023

Wisconsin Democrats slam Republican proposed abortion exceptions bill

The Republican controlled Wisconsin Legislature unveiled a measure Wednesday creating an exception to the state’s 1849 abortion ban in cases of rape and incest.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
Mar 10, 2023

Baldwin joins bipartisan National Security effort to increase regulation of overseas social media platforms

Earlier this week U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) joined a bi-partisan effort to introduce legislation giving the federal government more power to regulate overseas social media platforms that are a threat our national security. 

Indigenous Peoples Day
Mar 3, 2023

New appointments picked for Judicial Selection Advisory Committee

Gov. Tony Evers has announced the membership of the Governor’s Judicial Selection Advisory Committee for his second term.

Mar 3, 2023

Evers’ building budget has a few twists

After a gubernatorial election, the first job of the governor in the first year of the new term is unveiling the two-year state budget plan.

Evers budget plan
Feb 16, 2023

Legal field highlights of Evers’ $104 billion budget plan

Gov. Tony Evers released his 2023-25 budget to the Republican-controlled Legislature on Wednesday. He detailed plans to boost school funding and cut taxes, but Republicans have promised to scrap most of Evers' ideas and start from scratch, as they have in the last two budget cycles.

Feb 13, 2023

Evers’ budget pushes automatic registration, voting changes

Wisconsin drivers would be automatically registered to vote under Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' executive budget, the governor's office announced Monday.

Feb 13, 2023

Evers budget to include proposals to curb reckless driving

Gov. Tony Evers' executive budget will include a host of proposals designed to reduce reckless driving in Wisconsin, including mandating ignition interlock devices for all drunken driving offenses, the governor's office announced Friday.

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