Gov. Tony Evers has called a special session for Aug. 31 on a package of proposals he released earlier this summer to overhaul police policies.
Evers’ call comes in the wake of a Kenosha Police officer shooting a Black man, Jacob Blake, in the back following a domestic disturbance call. The shooting has sparked protests and rioting.
Meanwhile, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos rejected Evers’ special session call and has announced plans for a task force on racial disparities, educational opportunities, public safety, and police policies and standards.
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