Picture taken from Flickr under the Creative Commons License. Yesterday, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced a compromise COVID-19 relief bill. The new proposal would cost $100 million, much less than Evers’ $541 million proposal announced in November. That same day, Governor Evers sent a memo to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos highlighting some of the areas […]
On May 9, the Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee voted 11-4, along party lines, to strip Medicaid expansion and 131 policy items from Governor Tony Ever’s proposed budget. The move blows a 1.4 billion dollar hole in the state biennial fiscal plan, which Republicans will have to find a way to close. In addition, the vote […]
MADISON (WORT) — Yet another controversial provision in the last-minute budget package known as Motion 999 has been taken out of the state budget.
MADISON (WORT) — To find out more about the now-thwarted plan by Walker and his GOP allies to eviscerate the state’s open records law, Dylan Brogan talked to Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council president Bill Lueders.
MADISON (WORT) — Thursday afternoon, Republicans on the Joint Finance Committee introduced Motion 999. This 24-page document includes a series of last-minute changes to the state budget, including multiple non-fiscal items.
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin Republicans have reached an impasse on how to reduce borrowing for roads and other infrastructure. Governor Scott Walker’s pledge to block any fee or tax increase only complicates matters. Dylan Brogan reports.