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Evers, The ‘People Not Prisons’ Candidate, Borrows Heavily For More Prison Beds
By M.D. Kittle — For a candidate who campaigned on halving Wisconsin’s prison population, Gov. Tony Evers sure wants to spend a lot of money on prisons.   Read More Evers, The ‘People Not Prisons’ Candidate, Borrows Heavily For More Prison Beds
MacIver Newsmakers: Sen. Dale Kooyenga Discusses ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ Of State Budgets
By M.D. Kittle - Gov. Tony Evers's massive $83.5 billion budget is like the Oprah Winfrey Show of spending plans, says state Sen. Dale Kooyenga.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers: Sen. Dale Kooyenga Discusses ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ Of State Budgets
Evers Pitches $2.5 Billion In Building Project Borrowing
By M.D. Kittle — One week after Gov. Tony Evers unveiled his hefty $83.5 billion biennial budget proposal, the Democrat announced his recommendations for some $2.52 billion in state capital improvement projects for the next two years   Read More Evers Pitches $2.5 Billion In Building Project Borrowing
Disadvantaged and Minority Students the Biggest Losers in Evers’ Budget
Dan O’Donnell examines the impact of Governor Evers’ budget on Wisconsin’s landmark school choice program.  Read More Disadvantaged and Minority Students the Biggest Losers in Evers’ Budget
Big Labor Wins Big In Evers Budget
By M.D. Kittle -- Gov. Tony Evers likes to call his $83.5 billion, two-year spending plan the “people’s budget.” It looks more like the Big Labor budget, with lots of political payback for big-spending unions that helped get the Democrat elected.   Read More Big Labor Wins Big In Evers Budget
Evers’ $83.5 Billion Budget Grows Government, Raises Taxes
By M.D. Kittle - Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday rolled out his first budget proposal, a hefty two-year plan that increases spending a whopping $7 billion and dramatically expands the size and scope of Wisconsin’s government to pursue a litany of liberal initiatives.   Read More Evers’ $83.5 Billion Budget Grows Government, Raises Taxes
MacIver Responds To Reporters Being Barred From Evers Budget Briefing
Earlier today, two reporters from the MacIver News Service (MNS) attempted to attend a state budget press briefing put on by the Evers Administration in the Capitol.   Read More MacIver Responds To Reporters Being Barred From Evers Budget Briefing
MacIver Newsmakers: Speaker Robin Vos Reacts To Evers’ Budget Plan
Gov. Tony Evers’ first budget proposal is a big “liberal wish list,” according to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester).   Read More MacIver Newsmakers: Speaker Robin Vos Reacts To Evers’ Budget Plan