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Tony Evers is the governor of Wisconsin.

The Republicans’ power grab is disrupting the legal system, delaying justice, increasing costs to both sides of the lawsuit and is now coming with a price tag of $290 an hour. Read more

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Republican legislators are willing to spend millions of taxpayer dollars to prevent Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Atty. Gen. Josh Kaul from performing the jobs voters elected them to. Read more

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In an exclusive interview, Chuck Chvala discusses the most important issues facing Wisconsin and the challenges Gov. Evers faces. Read more

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Electric scooters have returned to Milwaukee (via Lime so far) and are raising questions on their presence in the city. Read more

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Wisconsin Republicans are working to undermine the Democratic gubernatorial veto power now that it isn’t in their hands anymore. Read more

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The bipartisan measure says that scooters must weigh less than 100 pounds and be kept to 15 mph or less. Read more

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The end of Pride Month doesn’t let backlash extinguish its success. Read more

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The Shepherd Express speaks to Rep. Evan Goyke about the ongoing debate within state government concerning the Wisconsin budget. Read more

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Four protest events across Milwaukee Monday were aimed at urging legislators to support BadgerCare expansion in the state budget. Read more

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State senator Chris Larson makes a case for increasing the budget for education. Read more

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The most successful PrideFest and Pride Parade yet in Milwaukee reflect progress for our city. Read more

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Overcrowded and dangerous, MSDF presents a case for reforming Wisconsin’s corrections system. Read more

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We Energies wants to further discourage customers from improving the health of the planet by penalizing them with a surcharge. Read more

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Alberta Darling’s political extremism is doing a disservice to the state and, specifically, her own constituents in the evolving Eighth Senate District she’s represented for more than 25 years. Read more

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Expanding BadgerCare would not only help people who can’t afford health insurance, but it would also lower the rates of private insurances. Read more

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Wisconsin Republicans are playing politics with something that quite literally is poisoning children in the state’s largest city. Read more

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Tony Evers lays out policy goals for marijuana, Foxconn and juvenile justice at a local speech. Read more

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Foxconn is a $4.5 billion deal that won’t deliver on its promises, so it is time to clean up the mess. Read more

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Get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes in and around Milwaukee. Read more

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Elected the first women president of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, Stephanie Bloomingdale has more than two decades of experience in labor as an organizer, negotiator, trainer and activist. Read more

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In an op-ed, Gov. Tony Evers calls for rolling back handouts to millionaires. Read more

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