Rep. Armstrong Votes For Education Package
The Assembly met to consider a series of education proposals to prohibit race and sex stereotyping in classroom instruction, improve curriculum and school finance transparency, and require civics education in high schools.
WILL Wins First Amendment Lawsuit Against Marquette County Sheriff
WILL sued after Sheriff threatened teen with arrest for social media post
Longtime Johnson Aide Ben Voelkel Announces Campaign For Lieutenant Governor
Ben Voelkel, a longtime senior aide to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, announced his candidacy for lieutenant governor.
Gov. Evers, Democrats Announce Legislation Repealing the Personal Property Tax
Gov. Tony Evers introduced legislation repealing Wisconsin’s personal property tax and creating a new state aid payment to compensate local governments for their lost revenue.
More Than 142,000 Individuals Receive First Dose During Vaccine $100 Reward Program
“I want to thank the Wisconsinites who have stepped up to protect themselves, their community, and our state in the battle against COVID-19 and the Delta variant,” said Gov. Tony Evers.
Rep. Gae Magnafici: Taking Action On Addiction
A Guest Column from 28th Assembly District Representative Gae Magnafici
Gov. Evers, Attorney General Kaul File Motion To Intervene In Redistricting Lawsuit
Governor asks to intervene in lawsuit asking a federal court to draw Wisconsin’s electoral maps
Rebecca Kleefisch Launches Campaign For Governor
Former Republican Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch formally announced her candidacy for Wisconsin Governor in 2022
Gov. Evers, DHS Announce Deputy Secretary Willems Van Dijk To Retire
Deputy Secretary Willems Van Dijk will depart DHS on September 10, 2021. Deb Standridge will begin her new role at DHS the following week.
Gov. Evers, DHS Announce Extension Of The $100 Covid-19 Vaccine Reward Program
More than 65,000 Wisconsinites receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine between Aug. 20 and Sept. 1
Sheriff’s Deputy Announces Candidacy for Washburn County Sheriff
Deputy Warren Tuttle has officially announced his candidacy for the Washburn County Sheriff.
Wisconsin Legislative GOP Letter To President Biden On Afghanistan
"Chaos engulfs Afghanistan and it is clear that your administration had no clear plan to respond to the collapse of the central government and the fall of Kabul."
Gov. Evers Launches $100 COVID-19 Vaccine Reward Program
Wisconsinites will receive $100 by getting vaccinated now through September 6
Gov. Evers Releases Statement One Year After Jacob Blake Shooting
Evers: 'We must remain resolved in addressing the systemic racism and inequities Black Wisconsinites face every day and to continuing our work toward a just, equitable, and fair state.'
Gov. Evers Vetoes Republican Efforts To Curtail Voting
"Governor vetoes GOP bills that reflect national effort to damage democracy"
DPI Strongly Recommends Use Of Updated COVID-19 Guidelines In School Buildings
Recommendations include mask wearing, physical distancing, and increased mitigation efforts
Gov. Evers Takes Action On Six Bills
5 Bills signed into law, a 6th was vetoed
Rep. Milroy: More Missed Opportunities To Invest In Our Schools
Guest column from 73rd Assembly District Representative Nick Milroy
Tiffany: Federal Health Officials’ Lack Of Transparency Leads To Confusion Among Americans
Guest Column from 7th Congressional District Representative Tom Tiffany
Gov. Evers, Legislators Introduce "Less For Rx" Prescription Drug Plan
Evers: 'Legislative package mirroring governor's budget proposal aims to lower costs for prescriptions while increasing transparency and accessibility'
Wisconsin Elections Commission Deactivates More Than 205,000 Voters
Detailed statistics about how many voters were deactivated in each Wisconsin county, city, village and town is attached
Speaker Vos: Announcement Regarding Election Investigation
Speaker Robin Vos released the following statement regarding the independent election investigation led by former Justice Gableman.
Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order Declaring A State Of Emergency Due To Severe Weather
Gov. Evers’ executive order directs state agencies to help those affected by the storms.
Gov. Evers Statement On Special Session To Do What’s Best For Kids
Republicans reject more than $400 million for K-12, more than $100 million for higher education