Stories tagged: "Wisconsin Capitol"


Supreme Court Hands Evers Another Defeat
‘That’s Just Bulls**t’: Evers Gets Frank, Defends His Record, and Predicts the Outcome of Wisconsin’s Midterms

Appearing on the popular “Pod Save America” podcast Tuesday, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers held nothing back as he discussed the 1849 abortion ban, a booming work force, funding schools, and why Tim Michels is simply trying to "out-MAGA" other Republicans.

Facing Skyrocketing Insulin Costs, Wisconsin Diabetics Watch as GOP Ignores Evers’ Latest Plan to Cap Prices

Living with diabetes has become unaffordable for many due to the rising cost of insulin. Wisconsin's governor says his state can’t afford to pass up another chance to help diabetics struggling to stay afloat.

State Capitol dome interior
Audit Confirms Results of 2020 Election, Finds Few Issues with Election Administration

Nonpartisan state bureau recommends Legislature or Elections Commission clarify rules on drop boxes, absentee ballots and more, but finds vote totals were accurate.

GOP Proposed maps - October 2021
Proposed GOP Maps Would End Evers’ Ability to Veto Any of Their Bills

Gov. Evers: “Republicans will have to do better than this if they expect me to sign either of these bills—they need to go back to the drawing board.”

Democratic state Rep. LaKeshia Myers, of Milwaukee, speaks on the  floor of the Wisconsin Assembly on Tuesday about the coded language present in so-called 'Critical Race Theory' bills put forward by the chamber's Republican leadership.  (Screenshot via WisEye)
‘Critical Race Theory’ Bills Draw Comparison to Strategy Used to Get Southern Racists to Vote GOP

Authors of legislation say they want to ban ‘CRT’ in public schools, but the measure instead prohibits a wide range of topics such as white supremacy, equity, and racial justice.

Robin Vos, Tyler August, Jim Steineke
Democrats Call Out Toxic, Racist Bullying by GOP Leadership

Republicans blocked Pride Month, Motherhood Month, and Gun Violence Survivor Day resolutions because an Asian lawmaker spoke out against racism, Democrats say.

Tony Evers meeting with LGBTQ youth
Pride Flag Hoisted Above Capitol Amid GOP Anti-Trans Effort

In flag-raising ceremony, Evers also signed executive orders to ban state money in “conversion therapy" and ensure inclusive language in state documents.