Evers says he’ll sign the bills, but he, legislative Democrats, and organizers say the state needs deeper reforms.
With funds already exhausted, it’s unclear how Gregory León will get the help he needs for his restaurant to survive.
Republican lawmakers also reject Democratic attempt to reign in spending millions of taxpayer dollars on private lawyers.
Democrats mock GOP for trying to take credit for billions in surplus while simultaneously trying to strip away policies that led to the extra money.
Republicans blocked Pride Month, Motherhood Month, and Gun Violence Survivor Day resolutions because an Asian lawmaker spoke out against racism, Democrats say.
“There’s no excuse” to not use the massive surplus for infrastructure and small business aid, Evers says.
Census tampering by former President Trump is delaying results and delaying plans to put fair maps in front of voters for the next decade.