Press Release

MADISON — After Republican legislators abandoned compromise legislation, Gov. Tony Evers today vetoed Assembly Bill (AB) 1.

The governor issued a statement earlier today indicating he would be vetoing the bill following passage in the Senate.

Gov. Evers also called on Republicans to send him the compromise version of AB 1 passed by the Senate almost unanimously and with bipartisan support weeks ago, which the governor had previously indicated he would sign.

The veto message for AB 1 is available [below].

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Last Update: Feb 05, 2021 2:54 pm CST

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