Stories tagged: "state budget"

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

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Evers Signs 60 Bills Into Law

With session coming to an end, governor approves bills to address opioid epidemic, make sexually assaulting an animal a felony

GOP State Senators Plan to Take on Evers' Mask Order as Coronavirus Cases Spike
Legislators Debate Options for Surplus — Right in Front of Cash-Strapped County Leaders

Partisan split evident on funding vital needs or an election year tax cut