The vote to override Gov. Tony Evers’ veto of the bill failed along party lines. The boost will remain until its original September expiration date.
Justice reform, school funding, and broadband expansion are still in need of action, advocates say.
City shuts down four of 16 wells after tests show elevated levels of harmful PFAS.
Governor reluctantly signs a budget that uses the state's surplus on tax cuts rather than education and infrastructure.
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.
Coronavirus relief aid didn’t fix longtime challenges facing the state’s agriculture industry.
Republicans heralded their budget as a game-changer due to its focus on cutting taxes, but Democrats were quick to point out missed opportunities to use the state’s historic surplus.