Wisconsin Governor Says He Would Mull Mandatory Gun BuybacksWisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Thursday that he would consider requiring assault weapon owners to sell such guns back to the government, sparking an instant backlash from Republican legislators.
Wisconsin DNR Looks To Expand Manure RestrictionsGov. Tony Evers' administration is taking the first steps toward creating restrictions on manure and fertilizer in areas prone to nitrate contamination.
Wisc Gov. Tony Evers Calls For Action In Wake Of ShootingsWisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is calling on the Republican-controlled Legislature to take action following a pair of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. The Democratic Evers on Monday called for the Legislature to pass a universal background check bill and a measure making it easier to take guns away from people believed to be a danger to themselves or others.
Leaders From Midwest, Canada Discuss Great Lakes Action PlanNot only are there long-term threats from storms and flooding, but there are also more immediate threats like traffic jams on flooded waterways.
Evers Vows To 'Fight Like Hell' For Medicaid ExpansionDemocratic Gov. Tony Evers pledged Thursday to "fight like hell" to expand Medicaid in Wisconsin, a day after Republican legislative leaders said they would kill his proposal next week.
Republican Leaders Say Evers' Pot Proposal To Be Snuffed OutDemocratic Gov. Tony Evers' proposal to legalize medical marijuana and small amounts of recreational pot will not pass the Wisconsin Legislature, Republican leaders of the budget-writing committee said Thursday.
Evers Budget Restores Eminent Domain For Bike TrailsDemocratic Gov. Tony Evers wants to restore local governments and state agencies' right to seize private property for biking and hiking trails, a move that would again pit private property owners against villages, towns and cities looking to upgrade amenities.