News_Evers.jpgBy Jacob Schellpfeffer | Mar. 9, 2021
Republican legislators are calling for Evers to reopen the state within the next four weeks.
Evers announced the decision as two more cases were confirmed in Dane County, bringing Wisconsin’s total confirmed cases to eight.
Gov. Evers previously vowed to close the “dark store” loophole which lets big businesses get tax breaks for closed stores in the area.
Gov. Evers delivered his second State of the State address Wednesday, advocating for continued bipartisan progress amid political gridlock on certain issues including the redistricting of congressional maps and providing relief to farmers.
The Governor signed multiple bills incentivizing minority teachers and supporting out-of-state teachers to work in Wisconsin schools, while simultaneously vetoing a Republican-authored bill related to student directory data.
Gov. Tony Evers pardoned four ex-convicted felons — the first to be granted clemency petitions since before former Gov. Scott Walker — on Monday, coming less than a week after Netflix docu-series subject Brendan Dassey’s application splashed across the media.