Wisconsin governor praises mask guidelines by CDC

Gov. Tony Evers on Friday praised new federal guidelines that relaxed mask restrictions for people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19, and he said his administration will review whether it is safe for state workers to return to their offices.

Gov. Evers announces $420M in aid for Wisconsin small businesses

Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday that Wisconsin will award up to $420 million to small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The effort, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, has the potential to help approximately 84,000 Wisconsin small businesses

Foxconn deal with Wisconsin lowers tax breaks to $80 million

Foxconn Technology Group will be eligible for just $80 million in taxpayer subsidies under a new contract signed Tuesday, down from nearly $3 billion it could have received under the original deal that envisioned a much larger project in southeastern Wisconsin.

Governor's case for criminal justice

Gov. Evers said marijuana enforcement, which impacts communities of color the most, is outdated and unjust. If his plan passes, he would allow offenders to repeal or reduce their sentence -- a point that could have bipartisan support.