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Budget BLOG

GOP lawmakers dismiss Evers budget as appeal to liberal supporters, Dems defend plan

The Legislature’s top Republicans say they’re planning to leave Gov. Tony Evers’ budget by the wayside and start from current law in building their...

THU PM Update: Evers to call in budget for illegal immigrants to have access...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers will propose in his budget allowing those who are undocumented residents to be...

Evers to call in budget for illegal immigrants to have access to driver’s licenses

Gov. Tony Evers will propose in his budget allowing those who are undocumented and in Wisconsin to be eligible for driver’s licenses and ID...

THU News Summary: Budget battle ahead; Jefferson returning to head Wisconsin GOP

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Evers’ budget to use estimated $320M from expanding Medicaid to boost Wisconsinites’ ‘health and...

Gov. Tony Evers’ today pledged to use the $320 million in state money he expects to save by expanding Medicaid “to improve the health...

THU AM Update: Ahead of formal rollout, questions remain about Evers budget

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement Edge Messaging From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers has so far pledged his budget would increase state funding...

Ahead of formal rollout, questions remain about Evers budget

Gov. Tony Evers has so far pledged his budget would increase state funding for K-12 schools in the neighborhood of $1.4 billion, legalize medical...

Republicans knock Evers’ plan to lift deadline for closing Lincoln Hills

Two key Republicans working on legislation to delay the closure of Lincoln Hills said Wednesday it is unacceptable for Gov. Tony Evers to propose...

WED PM Update: Republicans knock Evers’ plan to lift deadline for closing Lincoln Hills

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Two key Republicans working on legislation to delay the closure of Lincoln Hills said today it...

WED News Summary: Evers to propose nonpartisan redistricting in budget; Milwaukee’s DNC bid

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WED AM Update: Gallagher, Sensenbrenner join Dems in voting to overturn Trump’s emergency declaration

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- U.S. Reps. Mike Gallagher and Jim Sensenbrenner were two of 13 Republicans...

TUE PM Update: Evers’ budget to include new redistricting proposal, grants to aid Native...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers today said his budget will propose creating a nonpartisan commission to draw the...

Evers budget to include new redistricting proposal, grants to aid Native American college students

Gov. Tony Evers Tuesday announced his budget will propose creating a nonpartisan commission to draw the next round of legislative and congressional boundaries, as...

TUE News Summary: Evers orders troops to leave southern border; Dems see opportunity, danger...

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TUE AM Update: Morgan leaving state GOP for NRSC

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers   Advertisement Association of Wisconsin Lobbyists From WisPolitics.com ... -- Mark Morgan is leaving his position at the state GOP to...

MON PM Update: Evers issues executive order to withdraw Wisconsin troops from southern border

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers has issued an executive order to "promptly" withdraw the state's National Guard troops...

Evers calls for freeze on choice enrollment, advocate calls plan unworkable

Gov. Tony Evers is calling for a freeze on the number of slots available in the state’s school choice program, a plan one choice...

MON News Summary: Evers’ budget looks to up transparency at WEDC, freeze enrollment at...

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MON AM Update: Evers proposes $150 million boost to UW, allowing undocumented residents to...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement Edge Messaging From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers is proposing a $150 million boost to the UW System...

Evers proposes $150 million boost to UW, allowing undocumented residents to pay in-state tuition

Gov. Tony Evers is proposing a $150 million boost to the UW System in his upcoming budget, which will also call for allowing undocumented...

Evers’ budget to push for more accountability, transparency in WEDC

Gov. Tony Evers’ new budget will include a proposal to prevent businesses from getting loans, grants or tax credits from the state jobs board...

FRI REPORT: Evers’ budget to push more accountability, transparency in WEDC

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Evers' budget to push more accountability, transparency in WEDC ...

FRI News Summary: Milwaukee’s DNC bid; Dems file 4th lame-duck lawsuit

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FRI AM Update: MoveOn.org’s Wikler first candidate to enter Dem Party chair race

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers   Advertisement Edge Messaging From WisPolitics.com ... -- Ben Wikler, a senior adviser to MoveOn.org, has formally announced plans to run...

Vos says it’s ‘too early to tell’ if Legislature will try to override Evers’...

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says it's "too early to tell" if the Legislature will attempt to override Gov. Tony Evers' veto of the GOP...

THU PM Update: Vos says it’s ‘too early to tell’ if Legislature will override...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says it's "too early to tell" if the Legislature will attempt to...

THU News Summary: Evers seeks to block lame-duck laws limiting his powers

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THU AM Update: Evers seeks injunction to suspend enforcement of lame-duck laws

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers is urging a Dane County judge to grant an...

WED PM Update: Evers ‘troubled and disappointed’ by GOP tax bill; Republican leggies slam...

From WisPolitics.com ... -- In explaining the first veto of his young administration, Gov. Tony Evers knocked the GOP's version of a middle-class tax...

Evers vetoes GOP middle-class tax cut

Gov. Tony Evers today vetoed a GOP bill to cut income taxes for the middle class, saying Republicans failed to provide a way to...

WED News Summary: Evers considering joining lawsuit against Trump emergency declaration

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WED AM Update: Lawmakers reintroduce bill to close ‘dark store loophole’

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement Association of Wisconsin Lobbyists From WisPolitics.com ... -- Lawmakers have reintroduced their plan to close the so-called "dark store...

TUE PM Update: Evers says budget will include steps to boost minimum wage, restore...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers said today his budget will include steps toward increasing the minimum wage and...

Evers says budget will include steps toward minimum wage increase, restore DNR scientists

Gov. Tony Evers says his budget will include steps toward increasing the minimum wage and the restoration of some science positions at the Department...

TUE News Summary: Evers says pot decriminalization targets racial disparities

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TUE AM Update: Hagedorn releases first TV ad in Supreme Court race; spring primary...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement Edge Messaging From WisPolitics.com ... -- In his first TV ad of the campaign, Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn...

MON PM Update: Evers pushes pot proposal as Republicans raise doubts

MON PM Update -- 18 Feb. 2019 From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers today said his plan to decriminalize possession of...

MON News Summary: Evers unveils medical marijuana, pot decriminalization plan

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MON AM Update: Evers, Dem lawmakers to discuss Evers’ medical marijuana, pot decriminalization plan;...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... Note: The Week Ahead product was sent Sunday at 4:45 p.m. -- Gov. Tony...

FRI REPORT: Kimberly-Clark spent $131K lobbying Capitol on unsuccessful push to pass incentive bill

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report Kimberly-Clark spent $131K lobbying Capitol on unsuccessful push to pass...

FRI News Summary: Evers calls special election for Barca’s seat; controversy over Hagedorn’s affiliation...

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FRI AM Update: GOP leaders send tax cut bill to Evers; weekly radio addresses

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- A spokeswoman for Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says GOP leaders sent Gov....

THU PM Update: Staffer for GOP rep retires after ‘unauthorized’ Kaepernick tweet

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- A staffer for Republican Barbara Dittrich has retired after a tweet from the lawmaker's account slammed...

THU News Summary: Senate sends middle-class tax cut to Evers’ desk

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THU AM Update: Evers calls special election to fill Barca’s vacant seat

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement Association of Wisconsin Lobbyists From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers this morning called a special election for April...

WED PM Update: Dems slam Republicans over Black History Month resolution

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Dem Sens. Lena Taylor and LaTonya Johnson -- the only African-Americans in the Senate -- ripped...

WED News Summary: Assembly signs off on GOP tax cut plan; Evers announces plans...

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WED AM Update: Senate to take up GOP version of middle-class tax cut today

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement Edge Messaging From WisPolitics.com ... -- The state Senate will be in early this afternoon to take up the...

TUE PM Update: Evers expects transpo task force to recommend gas tax increase

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers said today he expects his Transportation Stakeholder Task Force to recommend an increase...

TUE News Summary — Evers undecided on how to proceed in lame-duck lawsuit

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TUE AM Update: Nine donors account for nearly half of Hagedorn’s pre-primary haul

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- Nine donors accounted for almost half of the money Supreme Court candidate...

MON PM Update: Groups react cautiously to Evers’ plan to boost water quality, dental...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Some are reacting cautiously to Gov. Tony Evers' announcement that he plans to include provisions in...

MON News Summary: Evers wants nearly $70M in bonding to address water quality, more than...

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MON AM Update: Zamarripa considering Dem Party chair bid; Johnson on ‘UpFront’

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement Association of Wisconsin Lobbyists From WisPolitics.com ... -- Milwaukee state Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa is the latest possible candidate to...

FRI REPORT: GOP lawmakers paying attorney in lame-duck suits at almost twice the rate...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers TABLE OF CONTENTS Quotes of the week Political stock report GOP lawmakers paying attorney in lame-duck suits at almost twice...

FRI News Summary: Evers orders flags at half-staff in honor of fallen MPD officer

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FRI AM Update: Regents may take up tuition increases today; weekly radio addresses

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement Association of Wisconsin Lobbyists From WisPolitics.com ... -- The UW System Board of Regents, in its second day of...

THU PM Update: Vos says he’s open to negotiations with Evers on funding middle-class...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Assembly Speaker Robin Vos today said he "would definitely be open to" negotiating with Gov. Tony...
Budget BLOG

JFC approves one-time money for disaster assistance, flood clean-up costs

The Joint Finance Committee voted unanimously Thursday to give the Department of Military Affairs for a one-time supplement of $2 million to provide disaster...
Budget BLOG

JFC approves GOP middle-class tax cut along party lines

The Joint Finance Committee approved along party lines the GOP’s version of a middle-class tax cut as Dems complained Republicans were forging ahead without...

THU News Summary: Fitzgerald, Vos back tolling; Laning passes on re-election bid for Dem...

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THU AM Update: Neubauer raises $174K in pre-primary period; JFC to exec on GOP’s...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement Edge Messaging From WisPolitics.com ... -- Appeals Court Judge Lisa Neubauer raised $174,292 in a little more than a...

WED PM Update: Legislative leaders talk tolling, other transpo revenue uppers; Laning won’t seek...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said he has "become a bigger believer" in tolling as a...

WED News Summary: Evers says he doesn’t support GOP tax cut plan; SOTU reaction

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WED AM Update: Legislative leaders, cabinet nominees to address WCA; SOTU reaction

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- The Legislature's four top leaders are scheduled to address the Wisconsin Counties...

TUE PM Update: Evers, GOP leaders at odds over middle-class tax cut

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers today said he didn't think he could sign the GOP's version of a...
Budget BLOG

Dems, Evers release details of middle-class tax cut plan

Dem lawmakers, with the backing of Gov. Tony Evers, today unveiled an $892.3 million tax cut targeting middle-class earners that would cap a credit...

TUE News Summary: Unions file suit against lame-duck laws; Hagedorn defends blog posts

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TUE AM Update: Evers, cabinet members to address WCA event; hearing on GOP tax...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement Association of Wisconsin Lobbyists From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers will address the Wisconsin Counties Association this morning...

MON PM Update: GOP leggies hire former solicitor general for lame-duck suit, Elections Commission...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Five unions and state Sen. Janet Bewley have filed a lawsuit against the lame-duck laws, arguing...

MON News Summary: Foxconn moving ahead with Wisconsin plant after talks with Trump

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MON AM Update: Lawmakers claimed $797K in per diems last year; ‘UpFront’ recap

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers - DO NOT FORWARD -- Lawmakers claimed $797,140 in per diems last year, a 16 percent increase from the...

MON AM Update: Lawmakers claimed $797K in per diems last year; ‘UpFront’ recap

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers   Advertisement Edge Messaging From WisPolitics.com ... -- Lawmakers claimed $797,140 in per diems last year, a 16 percent increase from...

FRI REPORT: Foxconn reaffirms plans to make LCD screens in WI

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FRI News Summary: Foxconn, Evers, WEDC deny report WI project on hold

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FRI AM Update: Evers, Barnes, Legislative Black Caucus to mark start of Black History...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers Advertisement Edge Messaging From WisPolitics.com ... -- Gov. Tony Evers and Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes are joining the Legislative Black...
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