Stories tagged: "evers"

Threat of GOP-led Book Bans Looms Over ‘22 Elections

At an event honoring Pride Month, Democratic Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers made clear a glaringly obvious point: He is likely the only thing standing in the way of a Republican push to ban books in Wisconsin. 

Governor Tony Evers
By the Numbers: Biden-Evers Economy Working for Wisconsin

Ensuring families feel economic security is essential to that feeling. And by that ‘measure’, along with what’s happening in the stock market, it’s not surprising that confidence in the state’s economy isn’t sky high.

July 8, 2021, at Cumberland Elementary School in Whitefish Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
Governor Evers Leads Wisconsin Schools To Top 10 Best in U.S.

Evers, the former State Superintendent of Public Instruction and an educator himself, made strengthening public education a cornerstone of his 2018 campaign. Since taking office, Evers has delivered a number of accomplishments in the education space.

Wisconsin GOP haven’t done a thing to address baby formula shortage

It is not normal for a political party to believe, in a time of crisis that could lead to the starvation of American children, that the job of elected Republicans is to — quite literally — do nothing and try to prevent from happening that which can be done. 

President Biden Speaks Outside The White House
Biden Increases Funding For Police; Eases Burden On Law Enforcement

Before a spate of mass shootings in Milwaukee, Buffalo, Orange County, and Uvalde rocked the country, President Joe Biden urged state and local officials to devote additional resources to law enforcement.

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers
Equity, Justice & Economic Development Central to Evers Clean Energy Plan

A component of the Governor’s Clean Energy Plan which charts a pathway to 100% renewable energy by 2050, this new division of the Department of Administration is charged with centering health equity, environmental justice and equitable economic development along the state’s path to a clean energy future.

Solache, of Dallas, Texas, right, rally, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Roe v. Wade Roll Call: Wisconsin’s ‘22 Candidates React

In Wisconsin, voters will cast their ballots for Governor and U.S. Senator this fall. Both offices will play crucial roles in shaping the future of reproductive freedoms. Here’s what the leading candidates for each office had to say in the immediate aftermath of Monday evening’s news: