Evers to call for cooperation in budget address

Dem Gov. Tony Evers tonight will issue a call for cooperation as he hands off his budget to the GOP-controlled state Legislature, telling lawmakers their work can’t be “hindered by partisanship.”

Republicans have balked at some of the proposals Evers has rolled out so far, including a call to increase taxes on manufacturers and investors. They’ve also knocked the guv for proposing $290 million in one-time state money to fund improvements at the Milwaukee Brewers’ stadium because he didn’t run the idea by them first before releasing it.

Evers this morning released excerpts of his planned...

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