Gov. Tony Evers


Tony Evers is the governor of Wisconsin.


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Saving Our Democracy

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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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Despite Wisconsin youth prisons being a cesspool of abuse, Milwaukee citizens still oppose a new prison within the city. Read more

Taking Liberties


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Why is Gov. Tony Evers’ budget getting so much push back from the state legislature? He defeated an incumbent by proposing a new direction for the state, including proposals the voters definitely embraced. Read more

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Legal medical marijuana is an objective of the current state administration, so let’s debunk some widespread myths about it. Read more

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As cannabis legalization is being proposed in Wisconsin, it is time to debunk a few incorrect beliefs about the “devil’s lettuce.” Read more


With a new governor and new incoming secretary of the Department of Corrections, change could be coming soon. Read more

Daily Dose

Gov. Tony Evers announced he wants to legalize medical marijuana and decriminalize recreational pot, call your representative to help the reform pass. Read more

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The Milwaukee County Board and Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele don’t agree on much, but they agree that the county needs financial help from the state. 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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Despite a new tuition-free program, MATC students still struggle financially and often rely on handouts to keep attending college. Read more

News Features


“Wisconsin was once one of the largest hemp producers in the nation. I’d like to see that happen again,” says Sam Ward of Partnered Process. Read more

Cannabis Connection

While most states, including our nearest neighbors, move quickly toward cannabis reform, Wisconsin is lagging far behind. Read more

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For a seemingly abstruse issue, the so-called dark-store loophole in state law received a resounding rejection when it was put on the ballot this past November. Read more

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Wisconsin’s recently ousted Republican governor and attorney general, Scott Walker and Brad Schimel, finally have something to celebrate. Read more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

By stripping Governor-elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul of the power to deliver on their campaign promises, republican legislators have openly opposed the concept of democracy. Read more

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Trump escaped his own vicious world for a brief moment of quiet reflection over Thanksgiving. When he was asked what he was most thankful for, Americans already knew his answer: himself. Read more

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Wisconsinites pay more than they should for health care. With the election of Gov. Tony Evers, Kevin Kane of Citizen Action of Wisconsin explains how that can change for the better. Read more

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Yes, it was disappointing to see that Trump’s inflammatory racism still worked against some outstanding candidates around the country, but it didn’t work in Wisconsin, and Walker’s gone. Read more

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Democrat Tony Evers narrowly beat Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker after a heated race early this morning. Read more

Daily Dose 1 Comments

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

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