Tony Evers says it will take a lawsuit to get him to go along with lame-duck legislation

MADISON - Incoming Gov. Tony Evers signaled Wednesday he would not go along with parts of lame-duck laws that curb his powers, suggesting that GOP lawmakers or their supporters would have to sue him over the issue. 

“I’m anticipating most of the provisions will be challenged and I’m guessing I will be a defendant rather than a plaintiff,” Evers said in an interview Wednesday at his transition office...

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Ken Notes: My guess is that there is plenty to accomplish despite the restrictions. I would look for some deals on roads, health care, property taxes, TIF laws, job incentives, the UW, and schools...
Re: Cabinet, I will be a bit nervous with Chandler gone at Revenue -- he is a very smart guy. An ED person at Workforce Development is a smart move. I do not know any of the rest. DHS will be a huge task -- she seem to have some good insight...



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