Stories tagged: "Tony Evers"

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Kleefisch Flirts With a Regressive Flat Tax That Would Benefit the Wealthiest, Threaten Service Cuts, or Hike Middle Class Taxes

Wisconsin would likely see defunding of police, education, roads and more if millionaires had to pay no higher rate than essential workers.

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Based on Aid Distribution, Evers Shows Up as Among the Most Pro-Small Business Governors

Wisconsin gets a smaller portion of federal help compared to other states but is investing more of it in the state and local economies.

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10 Ways Life in Wisconsin Would Look Different Without Gov. Evers’ Record Number of Vetoes

Put another way: How will life change in Wisconsin next year if Evers isn’t playing the role of goalie to Republicans’ legislative slapshots?

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Wisconsin Dems Celebrate Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Historic Confirmation to US Supreme Court

Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Gov. Tony Evers, and many other Democrats celebrated the historic elevation of the first Black woman to the highest court in the land. 

Gov. Tony Evers gives his State of the State address in the Assembly chamber of the Wisconsin state Capitol on Feb. 15, 2022. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Evers Gives Wisconsin School Districts $15 Million for Mental Healthcare for Kids

A recent study from the CDC found that 37% of high school students experienced poor mental health during the pandemic and 44% experienced “persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness.

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Q&A: Educational Theorist Michael Apple Reviews Republicans’ 40 Year War on Public Education

UW-Madison Professor Michael Apple believes conservatives’ latest attacks on school boards, teachers, and curriculum are part of a decades-long effort to undermine public education.

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Amid a Report of an Imminent Overturning of Roe v. Wade, Polling Shows 66% of Americans Think the Government Shouldn’t Interfere in Reproductive Rights

If true, an 1849 Wisconsin law would go into effect, banning abortion across the state. Nearly half of Republicans also oppose interference.