Capitol Notes: Evers Proposes, GOP Likely To Reject $800 Million State Coronavirus Aid Package

Mar 30, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers and the Republican-controlled Legislature are still working on an agreement that would provide state assistance to those affected by COVID-19. Evers asked lawmakers Saturday to approve more than $800 million, according to The sweeping bill would halt enforcement of Voter ID, ban evictions, and prevent layoffs of school employees during a public health emergency. But Republican legislative leaders indicated in a letter that the current general fund balance can’t support the proposal.

In this week’s Capitol Notes conversation, WUWM’s Marti Mikkelson asked JR Ross of if this bill is going anywhere.