MacIver News Minute: Ups and Downs of Gov. Evers’ 78 Vetoes

July 10, 2019

Just before we all left work to celebrate the nation’s birthday, Gov. Tony Evers used his powerful veto pen to make significant changes to the 2019-21 budget passed by the GOP-controlled Legislature. He vetoed out common-sense work and drug testing requirements for welfare programs, despite the strong economy. But surprisingly, Evers left alone the GOP’s $500 million-plus tax cut. For more on the budget and the vetoes, visit

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