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.
Only a handful of GOP lawmakers showed up to gavel in and gavel out a special session called by Gov. Evers.
Evers said he would likely veto a bill that includes some relief measures but also several poison pills.
A public hearing is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Capitol, less than 24 hours after Republican bill was introduced.
Governor wants immediate action on a compromise bill while Democratic lawmakers want a proposal that goes even further.
Partisan split evident on funding vital needs or an election year tax cut