Gov.-elect Evers, Lt. Gov.-elect Barnes: Announce ‘Building the People’s Budget’ Tour

MADISON – Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes today announced their statewide Building the People’s Budget tour.

 The statewide tour will start on Tuesday, December 11 in Green Bay and end the following week in Milwaukee. Each session is open to the public and will give participants the ability to share their budget priorities directly with Governor-elect Evers, Lt. Governor-elect Barnes, and transition policy staff.

 “The people of Wisconsin elected me to solve problems and listen to the needs of everyone,” said Governor-elect Evers. “I invite Wisconsinites to share their ideas with us on how we can tackle the problems we face and improve our state. Through this process we are going to hear directly from the people and build a budget that reflects the values and priorities of the citizens of Wisconsin.”

Wisconsin citizens interested in attending any budget session may register online at the links listed below.

WHO: Governor-elect Tony Evers, Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes, transition policy staff

WHAT: Building the People’s Budget tour. Members of the public are invited to participate and share their policy ideas with the Governor-elect and his staff.

WHEN and WHERE:

December 11, 4:30PM-6:00PM: Green Bay, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Phoenix Room. 2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, WI 54311. Register for Green Bay session at this Green Bay link.

December 12, 12:00PM-1:30PM: Wausau, Wausau Labor Temple. 318 South Third Avenue, Wausau, WI 54401. Register for the Wausau session at this Wausau link.

December 18, 12:00PM-1:30PM: La Crosse, American Legion Post 52. 711 6th St South, La Crosse, WI 54601. Register for the La Crosse session at this La Crosse link.

December 19, 4:30PM-6:00PM: Milwaukee, United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County Volunteer Center. 200 West Pleasant Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212. Register for the Milwaukee session at this Milwaukee link.

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