Republicans ask Evers to prioritize schools offering in-person instruction with $20.8 million in federal funding

GOP lawmakers today asked Gov. Tony Evers to prioritize schools that have offered in-person instruction with $20.8 million in federal funding that the governor has sole discretion to distribute.
It’s the latest attempt by Republicans to place an emphasis on funding schools that have offered in-person instruction over those that haven’t, citing the additional costs they’ve incurred for cleaning, safety measures and transportation, among other things.
Joint Finance Committee Co-chair Mark Born, R-Beaver Dam, told a news conference the issue likely will be part of the upcoming budget discussion o...

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