The power to spend federal money sent to Wisconsin would be taken away from the governor and given to the Legislature under a Republican-sponsored constitutional amendment up for approval in the state Assembly.
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — 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 ...
Gov. Tony Evers was to return to the Wisconsin Assembly chamber on Tuesday night to deliver his fourth State of the State speech as his reelection looms in November and the Republican-controlled Legislature nears the end of its session for the year.
Gov. Tony Evers on Monday signed a bill that allows dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccinations, the same day that more than 2 million more people with preexisting conditions became eligible for shots.
Wisconsin Republicans were poised Tuesday to pass a bill that would impose new restrictions on the use of firefighting foam containing chemicals known as PFAS in the hopes of reducing soil and water contamination, despite Democrats' complaints that the proposal would do next to nothing.
Wisconsin Republicans, just weeks away from losing control of both the governor's and attorney general's offices, planned to take big lame-duck votes Tuesday on a sweeping attempt to limit the powers of incoming Democrats, a step that opponents decried as a last-gasp power grab and attempt to invalidate the election.
Nothing has been ruled out for consideration during a lame duck legislative session next month before Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers takes office, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said on Monday.