Stories tagged: "surplus fight"

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) listens as Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers delivers the governor's State of the State speech at the state Capitol Jan. 22, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Republicans Wrongly Take Credit for $4.4 Billion Surplus. They Could Actually Cost the State Nearly $4 Billion.

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.

Goyke, Evers, Vos, LeMahieu
Evers Wants to Use $4.4 Billion Surplus on Schools. GOP Wants Tax Cuts.

“There’s no excuse” to not use the massive surplus for infrastructure and small business aid, Evers says.

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

Gov. Tony Evers
Evers Vetoes GOP Surplus Plan

Governor’s plan had investments in schools, Republican plan had none