A look at vetoes made by Evers in Wisconsin's 2023-25 budget

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers signed the state budget passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature, issuing 51 partial vetoes that included removing income tax cuts and increasing school funding.

By Marisa Wojcik | Here & Now

July 6, 2023

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Tony Evers:
So we began this budget process with historic opportunity and with that historic responsibility not to be careless, but to stay well within our means while investing in needs that have long been neglected. In many ways, in many ways, Republicans in the legislature have failed to meet this historic moment. They sent the budget back to my desk without making critical investments in key areas that they know and have acknowledged are essential to the success of our state. ... There are those who would have me veto the entire budget to send the legislature back to the drawing board and ask them to start from scratch. Vetoing this entire budget would mean abandoning priorities and ideas that I've spent four years advocating for. ... I have also used my broad veto authority to provide school districts with predictable long-term increases for the foreseeable future.

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