FILE - Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers speaks at Cumberland Elementary School, July 8, 2021, in Whitefish Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File)
Evers Putting Rescue Plan Dollars To Work Expanding Mental Health Workforce

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced recently that more than $14 million in federal funds will be put towards expanding the mental health workforce in the Badger State. The commitment from Evers will go specifically to addressing the shortage of mental health providers who work with young people. In the wake of the pandemic, our kids...

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Johnson Votes NO on $35 Per Month Insulin Cap

During floor debate in the U.S. Senate over the Inflation Reduction Act, Republicans – including Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson – blocked an amendment that would have capped insulin costs at $35 per month. Wisconsin’s other U.S. Senator, Tammy Baldwin, and all of her Democratic colleagues voted for the cap, which fell three votes short of...

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Ron Johnson Proposes Putting Social Security, Medicare On Chopping Block every year

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson is under fire for recent comments about Social Security and Medicare, entitlement programs that millions of seniors rely on. In an appearance on the ‘Regular Joe’ Show Johnson proposed sweeping changes to both federal programs that would have the effect of putting each on the chopping block – subject to drastic...

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Evers Leverages Bipartisan Infrastructure Law To Boost Tourism Jobs, State Economy

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers joined a bipartisan coalition of midwestern governors in announcing a new initiative aimed at boosting tourism that leverages funds made available through the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Joe Biden this year. The ‘Lake Michigan EV Circuit Tour’ will consist of more than 1,000 miles of drivable Lake Michigan...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined by fellow Democrats, enrolls the bipartisan bill designed to encourage more semiconductor companies to build chip plants in the United States, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, July 29, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Sen. Ron Johnson Votes NO on bipartisan U.S. Manufacturing Bill

Ron Johnson, Wisconsin’s Republican U.S. Senator, voted against historic legislation last month that will boost America’s economic and national security. The “Chips & Science” Bill passed the U.S. Senate on a bipartisan vote 64-33 and will be signed into law by President Joe Biden in the coming days. Fourteen Republican Senators supported the bill over...

FILE - From left, Rebecca Kleefisch, Tim Michels and Timothy Ramthun (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
DEBATE STAGE: GOP Gov Candidates United On Defunding Public Education

The leading contenders for the Republican nomination for Governor in this year’s election faced off in a televised debate for the first time on July 24th. Moderators Charles Benson and Shannon Sims peppered former Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, businessman Tim Michels, and State Representative Tim Ramthun with questions on a range of topics over the...

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Wisconsin Democrats Sue For PFAS Damages To Rural Communities

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul, both Democrats, have announced a lawsuit against polluters for PFAS contamination of water and natural resources concentrated in rural communities. The suit, which targets Tyco, Chemguard, 3M, DuPont, and others, was authorized by Evers and introduced by Kaul in Dane County. In the complaint, the state...