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State of State: Evers seeks to extend broadband, improve unemployment system


Gov. Tony Evers, in his State of the State speech on Tuesday delivered virtually for the first time in state history, called on the Legislature to improve Wisconsin's antiquated unemployment-payment system and spend nearly $200 million to expand broadband access, two problem areas the coronavirus pandemic laid bare last year.

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Wisconsin Senate not coming back this month for virus relief

Republicans who control the Wisconsin Senate won't take up any COVID-19 relief measures before January, the incoming majority leader said Wednesday, even though Assembly Republicans have said they're open to coming in this month and Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has urged swift action before federal money runs out.

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