“Primary Election, state budget, & subsidizing rich team owners” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast
It’s Get Out The Vote weekend for next Tuesday’s critical Spring Primary Election. Governor Evers delivered his budget speech on Wednesday evening, launching the legislative phase of the budget battle. We discuss the highlights and shortcomings of the governor’s plan. We welcome back our in-house economist, Dr. Micheal Rosen, to discuss the misguided decision to include $290 million for the owners of the Milwaukee Brewers in the governor’s budget. We close the show with Citizen Action Northeast Co-op Organizer Natalie Hoffman discussing our door canvass this Saturday at Noon in Green Bay for Mayor Eric Genrich and our endorsed Supreme Court candidates. Please join the hundreds of small donors who have contributed to Citizen Action’s Supreme Court Action Fund supporting our deep canvas field program talking directly to voters. Donate here. Natalie also previews upcoming budget meetings Citizen Action’s Northeast Co-op is hosting with State Representatives Lee Snodgrass and Kristina Shelton.
- Evers budget includes $2.6 billion in new Wisconsin K-12 school funding.
- Gov. Tony Evers released his state budget Wednesday. Here are seven key takeaways.
- Here are 5 key numbers from Gov. Evers’ $290 million plan to fund American Family Field renovations.
- Brewers would stay in Milwaukee through 2043 under Evers proposal.
- Brewers say American Family Field needs more public cash. Gov. Evers is proposing $290 million.
- Evers unveils spending plan that boosts public schools, water cleanup, child care and cuts taxes. Democrats cheer, GOP jeers as governor rolls out proposed budget.