WisGOP: Legislature Republicans Do Gov. Tony Evers’ Job

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 MADISON – After Gov. Tony Evers failed to address the myriad of issues with the Department of Workforce Development, despite having the authority to do so, Wisconsin Republicans stepped up to the plate to do Gov. Evers’ job for him and begin the process of upgrading Wisconsin’s unemployment insurance system.
This bill comes after Wisconsinites saw one problem after another with Gov. Tony Evers’ handling of unemployment insurance claims. DWD’s backlog of claims surpassed 700,000 over the course of the pandemic, an audit revealed that less than one percent of calls to W...

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