‘A Terrible Decision:’ Mixed Reaction To WI Supreme Court Decision Striking Down Mask MandateThe Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled Gov. Tony Evers exceeded his authority in issuing a mask mandate and struck down the statewide requirement, making Minnesota the only state in the region with a state order.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Strikes Down Gov. Evers Mask MandateThe Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' statewide mask mandate on Wednesday, stripping the governor of one of his last remaining tools to curb the spread of the coronavirus as the state stands on the precipice of another surge in infections.
Wisconsin To Open COVID Vaccinations To General Public Next WeekWisconsin health officials have decided to make COVID-19 vaccinations available for the general public starting next week, accelerating the timetable by a month, Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday.
Vaccine Eligibility For Next Phase Moved A Week Earlier In WisconsinPeople age 16 and up with certain preexisting conditions in Wisconsin will be eligible for the coronavirus vaccine starting Monday.
Gov. Evers Proposes $2.4 Billion In Wisconsin Building ProjectsEvers released his capital budget proposal on Monday.
Gov. Evers, Wisconsin GOP Show Rare Signs Of Compromise In Tax Cut BillGov. Tony Evers signed a bipartisan tax cut bill into law Thursday and signaled support for another bipartisan measure to help update the state's unemployment insurance system, rare compromises that come as Republicans have roundly denounced much of his state budget proposal as a liberal wish list.
Wisconsin GOP Adds COVID Liability Exemption To Unemployment MeasureRepublican lawmakers on Wednesday dramatically reshaped Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' plan to upgrade the state's antiquated unemployment claim technology, eliminating guaranteed funding for the project and absolving businesses and schools of liability for COVID-19 infections.
'Badger Bounceback: Gov. Evers Calls For More Education Spending, $1B Tax HikeGov. Tony Evers called on the Republican-controlled Legislature Tuesday to bolster funding for K-12 and higher education and reform the state's criminal justice systems, while delivering a state budget with $1 billion in tax increases and liberal policy priorities that GOP leaders promised to quickly kill.
Wis. Gov. Evers' Budget Will Include $329 Million In Economic DevelopmentEvers released details of his economic development plan on Sunday.
Wisconsin Gov. Evers Proposes Creating $500 Caregiver Tax CreditThe tax credit was included in budget proposals Evers announced that are targeted to help children and families, with spending on everything from child care services to Alzheimer's research.
Gov. Evers To Push Again For Lower Prescription Drug CostsGov. Tony Evers plans to renew efforts designed to lower prescription drug costs, putting forward a proposal in his state budget that the Republican-controlled Legislature previously rejected.