Evers, Barnes urge Dems to protect guv’s veto authority

Gov. Tony Evers
Gov. Tony Evers

Gov. Tony Evers and Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes urged Dem activists to ensure GOP lawmakers don’t reach two-thirds majorities in both houses of the Legislature after the fall elections.
Both addressed the Dem state convention through virtual speeches, and the guv said Republicans have often put up roadblocks. Still, Evers said he’s been able to make a significant investment in infrastructure, deliver a historic investment in education and pull Wisconsin out of a lawsuit seeking to overturn the Affordable Care Act.
He also touted signing income tax cuts and issuing the first gubernatorial pardons i...

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