Less Than a Month In Office and Evers Has Changed Many Key Positions
February 4, 2019
[Madison, WI] – After being in office less than a month, Governor Tony Evers has struggled to establish firm positions on several key policy positions. Evers’ failed leadership has required his staff to repeatedly clarify what exactly the Governor meant has he attempts to decide whether or not to stand behind his campaign promises.
- See Marley, P., In last-minute shift, Tony Evers says ‘I’m planning to raise no taxes’. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 2, 2018.See also Sommerhauser, M., Tony Evers says his budget will offer ‘clear pathway’ to increase Wisconsin’s minimum wage. Wisconsin State Journal, January 3, 2019.
- Marley, P., Tony Evers says he will follow lame-duck laws after all, has ‘no intent of breaking the law. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 3, 2019
- See Osmulski & Rochester, Evers Pledges $15 Minimum Wage, Or Higher. MacIver Institute, October 22, 2018. See also Sommerhauser, M., Tony Evers says his budget will offer ‘clear pathway’ to increase Wisconsin’s minimum wage. Wisconsin State Journal, January 3, 2019.
- See Beck, M.,Democrats running for governor would seek to roll back school vouchers, Wisconsin State Journal, May 13, 2018. See also WisconsinEye, NEWSMAKERS: GOVERNOR-ELECT TONY EVERS, January 2, 2019
- See Marley, P. Tony Evers names top deputies as he prepares to take office Monday. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 4, 2019. See also Sommerhauser & Vetterkind, Evers’ Cabinet, Wisconsin State Journal, January 6, 2019.