Stories tagged: "Devin LeMahieu"


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Fair Maps Activists Lobby Lawmakers to Take the Redistricting Process Out of the Hands of the GOP-Led Legislature

Taking redistricting control away from politicians would pave the way for Wisconsin to have fair, competitive elections for the next decade, advocates say.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) listens as Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers delivers the governor's State of the State speech at the state Capitol Jan. 22, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Republican State Legislators Introduce Resolution Aimed at Retaining Their Gerrymandered Majority

Veto-proof proposal comes a day after the State Supreme Court agrees to hear redistricting case by conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty

A shovel is set in place before the June 28, 2018 groundbreaking ceremony of what was originally planned as a Foxconn large flat-screen manufacturing facility. (Photo by Yichuan Cao/NurPhoto)
Wisconsin Might Have to Change a Law for Foxconn to Build Electric Vehicles in Mount Pleasant

The troubled project in Mount Pleasant has a new problem: a state law banning automakers from selling directly to consumers.

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.

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‘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.

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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.