Stories tagged: "state budget"

The East Gallery at the Capitol in Madison houses the governor's office. (Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
As in Any Big Budget, There Are Winners and Losers for Planned State Projects

Evers makes $2.4 billion in capital budget recommendations that the Legislature will subtract, add, or modify.

FILE - In this 2017 photo, a customer pays for cannabis products at Las Vegas dispensary. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Legal Weed in Wisconsin? Not With This GOP Legislature.

Senate leader signals possible compromise on medicinal marijuana rather than full legalization. Lawmakers and governor staking out early ground on other state budget ideas.

Wisconsin Supreme Court chambers in the state Capitol. (Shutterstock)
Justices Can’t Agree On Evers’ Vetoes – Oppose Anyway

Conservatives kill long-standing powers.

A Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation 2016 rendering of a how part of the I-94 East-West corridor would look as it passed through the Stadium Interchange next to Miller Park.
Evers to Jump-Start an I-94 Makeover in Milwaukee

GOP refused to fund reconstruction of the East-West corridor in 2017.

Hospitality workers wait in line in a basement garage to apply for unemployment benefits
May Was Better Than April, But Wisconsin’s Budget Is Hemorrhaging

Unemployment ran 1,099% above same period in 2019

(Photo by Pat Kreitlow)
That State Budget Surplus Ain’t What It Used to Be

Governor announces spending cuts as the pandemic continues to take its toll.

Potholes have multiplied on Wisconsin roads as state funding fails to keep up with needs and state restrictions prevent local governments from affording repairs. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
A Billion Reasons the Potholes Will Persist

$75 million added, but $1.4 billion in repairs needed