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.
DHS says federal government needs to double or triple the amount of weekly doses it is shipping or 70% of residents will not be vaccinated by the fall.
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.
Governor wants immediate action on a compromise bill while Democratic lawmakers want a proposal that goes even further.
Evers: Should we expect more people to stay safe and vote from home? “Hell, yes!”
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