“There’s no excuse” to not use the massive surplus for infrastructure and small business aid, Evers says.
No lead abatement. No expanded job training. No upgrade to an archaic unemployment system. Republican lawmakers say one-time pandemic relief funds should be used instead.
Along with better health coverage statewide, Evers highlights numerous projects throughout the state that could be funded with the additional federal dollars that come with BadgerCare expansion.
Despite a decade of control, Assembly and Senate Republicans have a history of squabbling and missing budget deadlines.
BadgerCare, legal pot, and more of the governor's proposals killed after Republican vote.
Wisconsin has “a tremendous opportunity” to help small business recovery and growth, a brewery and restaurant owner says.