Evers calls for $101 million to boost shared revenue, cover public safety costs

Gov. Tony Evers announced today he’ll call for a $101.4 million boost in shared revenue as part of the 2023-25 budget, including a new $10 million supplement to help cover public safety costs.

Evers, who has faced a barrage of attacks over crime in the guv’s race, also announced he’s immediately putting more than $3.4 million in federal COVID-19 aid into Wisconsin State Patrol and campus police departments.

Republicans pared back the shared revenue increases Evers proposed in each of the last two budgets.

In his announcement, Evers accused Republicans of refusing “time and again” to ...

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