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 of Natural Resources.
But he didn't offer specifics in an interview at Marquette University Law School Tuesday, even joking with host Mike Gousha that he told him "something secret."
Former Gov. Scott Walker and GOP lawmakers in 2015 approved reducing DNR senior science staff as part of a plan that cut agency positions.
"That was a mistake, and I want to correct that mistake," Evers said.
He also said the budget he releases Feb. 28 will put the s...

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