MADISON – Representative Gae Magnafici (R-Dresser) released the following statement following Governor Evers’ budget address before the state legislature on Thursday evening:

“In his first budget as governor, Evers has missed a great opportunity to move Wisconsin forward in a bipartisan manner,” said Rep. Magnafici. “The Governor’s first months in office have been marked by vetoing a middle class tax cut and speaking out against a bill that would protect insurance coverage for people with preexisting conditions.

“Now, as Republicans continue to work toward bipartisan solutions, the Governor has proposed a budget that will require money that the state of Wisconsin does not have, money that will ultimately come out of the Wisconsin taxpayers’ pockets.

“I will be planning a number of listening sessions across my district in the coming weeks, and I hope to hear from constituents on their thoughts about Governor Evers’ proposals.

Following the Governor’s budget address, the budget now heads to the state legislature for its review and input.

Constituents can contact Representative Magnafici’s office by phone at 608-267-2365 or by email at

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