Slow pace that is driving divisive political rhetoric could change when President-elect Joe Biden takes office, launching $20 billion national vaccination program to vaccinate 100 million people in first 100 days.
Governor follows through on State of the State message to upgrade system that led to massive backlog, while also declaring 2021 the Year of Broadband Access in yearly speech.
But relief would still be held hostage unless Evers accepts a big legal favor for businesses that don’t protect workers and customers.
Evers said he would likely veto a bill that includes some relief measures but also several poison pills.
Legislation set for Thursday vote in Assembly would limit health officers’ authority even as virus-related deaths continue rising in Wisconsin.
Legal organization said GOP bill giving businesses immunity from COVID-19 lawsuits would, “pick winners and losers.”
A public hearing is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Capitol, less than 24 hours after Republican bill was introduced.
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