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Wisconsin governor vetoes 4 bills restricting abortion

Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a slew of bills restricting abortion on Friday, blocking measures that would have impeded abortion access by implicating doctors and cutting federal Planned Parenthood funding.

Evers administration faces lawsuit over wedding barn liquor laws

The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty is announcing their intention to sue Gov. Tony Evers, Attorney General Josh Kaul and Wisconsin Department of Revenue Secretary Peter Barca in an attempt to bring clarity to whether wedding barn businesses are required to have a liquor license.

Walker signals support of legislation curbing successor's power

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday attempted to downplay the impact a series of controversial bills would have on his Democratic successor, telling reporters that the measures are not "a fundamental shift in powers" for incoming Gov. Tony Evers.

GOP-led Wisconsin legislature OKs bills to cut executive power

Wisconsin Republicans moved overnight to strip power from newly elected Democratic leaders, advancing legislation that would limit early voting, enact Medicaid work requirements and potentially block the incoming attorney general from withdrawing the state from a lawsuit over Obamacare.

Committee delays vote on ACT test requirement

Under proposal all 11th grade students would take the ACT

The plan by state superintendent Tony Evers and Gov. Scott Walker was before the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee for a vote Tuesday.

Walker says Evers win doesn't affect vouchers

Gov. Scott Walker said he disagrees with state superintendent Tony Evers' assessment that his re-election victory on Tuesday means voters disapprove of private voucher school expansion.