State of Wisconsin

Evers plans to address gerrymandering, juvenile prisons in budget proposal

Budget would raise age for charging juveniles as adults to 18, delay closure of Lincoln Hills

State of Wisconsin

Gov. Evers to pull troops from southern U.S. border

Evers issued executive order in response to national emergency, meeting backlash from Republicans

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As prescriptions decrease, opioid overdoses continue to increase

916 deaths were attributed to opiates in 2017

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Economic hardships lead to skyrocketing suicide rates among Wisconsin farmers

Of record number of suicides in Wisconsin in 2017, many were dairy farmers

State of Wisconsin

Evers to close controversial ‘Dark Store’ loophole

Some believe closing 'dark store' loophole will save taxpayers money, others argue it makes tax assessment more subjective

State of Wisconsin

Evers proposes $70 million to replace lead pipes, improving quality of drinking water

Lower-income families are disproportionately affected by harmful effects of lead pipes

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Evers’ executive budget proposal to continue tuition freeze

Under Evers' proposal, tuition freeze would continue for two years, UW System would receive additional $150 million

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They were here: Louis Butler, first African American to serve on Wisconsin Supreme Court

Butler earned his law degree from UW in 1977, would later be subject to bitter partisan attack ads in bids for Supreme Court

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Democratic Party of Wisconsin files lawsuit against lame-duck legislation

DPW's is fourth such case filed against lame-duck policies

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Evers proposes allocating $28 million for women’s healthcare in biennial budget

Budget would be directed towards infant mortality reduction, restoring eligibility to Planned Parenthood