Stories tagged: "Devin LeMahieu"


Sen. Brad Pfaff (D-Onalaska) speaks ahead of the Wisconsin Senate's vote to pass the 2021-23 state budget. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Faced With Billions of New Dollars, GOP Lawmakers Make ‘Minimum Investments’ As Budget Goes to Evers’ Desk

Despite a massive, unexpected surplus, Republican lawmakers opted to spend the vast majority of the money on tax cuts. The ball is now in Evers’ court.

Michael Johnson
‘I Feel Like We’re Being Punished’: Schools Push Back Against GOP Budget Plan

Wisconsin faces a $4.4 billion surplus over the next three years, but Republicans are providing just a $128 million school funding boost. Evers proposed $1.6 billion.

Goyke, Evers, Vos, LeMahieu
Evers Wants to Use $4.4 Billion Surplus on Schools. GOP Wants Tax Cuts.

“There’s no excuse” to not use the massive surplus for infrastructure and small business aid, Evers says.

Wisconsin Supreme Court chambers in the state Capitol. (Shutterstock)
Wisconsin Supreme Court Denies GOP Attempt to Bypass Federal Courts In Gerrymandering Lawsuits

The state’s high court denied a request that would have seen it automatically take up presumed lawsuits in this year’s redistricting process.

Goyke, Evers, Vos, LeMahieu
‘They Don’t Really Like Each Other’: Republican Infighting Could Delay Budget Passage, Lawmaker Says

Despite a decade of control, Assembly and Senate Republicans have a history of squabbling and missing budget deadlines.

In this file photo, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) talks to media after Governor Evers delivered his 2020 State of the State address.
Judge Stops GOP Lawyering Up For Gerrymandering Fight That Hasn’t Happened Yet

Elections Commission also begins updating registration records in routine maintenance that could drop thousands of inactive voters.

Members of the Senate voted Tuesday, Jan. 12, to pass the COVID-19 relief bill. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Assembly GOP Remains Obstacle to COVID Relief as Evers and Senate Republicans Reach Deal

Speaker Robin Vos says Senate chose to “cave to the governor’s demands” instead of adopting his Assembly’s version of the bill.