Former legislator pleads guilty to employment tax chargesMay 17, 2022 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former state lawmaker who also once served as Wisconsin's tourism secretary has pleaded guilty to failing to pay nearly $200,000 in employment taxes.
Sixty-year-old Kevin Shibilski, of Merrill, entered the plea in federal court Monday involving taxes owed on behalf of employees at two of his businesses, Pure Extractions and Wisconsin Logistics Solutions.
Evers’ pardons near 400, most of any Wisconsin governorJanuary 13, 2022 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday he had pardoned 54 more people, bringing his total to nearly 400, the most of any Wisconsin governor.
Most of the latest pardons involved low-level drug offenses.
Evers pardons 30 more people, raises pardon total to 337December 28, 2021 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tony Evers announced Tuesday that he's pardoned 30 more people, raising his pardon total to 337 over his three years in office.
Evers has now surpassed the nearly 300 pardons that former Democratic Gov.
Evers sets torrid pace on pardons, simplifies applicationsSeptember 7, 2021 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has been granting pardons at a torrid pace after his predecessor didn't issue any for eight years, and has announced new moves to streamline and simplify the pardon application process.
Former rivals Walker, Doyle join together to promote vaccineJune 10, 2021 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin governors Jim Doyle and Scott Walker don't agree on much, but they are joining together to call for people to get the COVID-19 vaccine in a new public service television advertisement.
The state would enter the 2021-23 budget cycle needing to close a $2 billion shortfall if lawmakers approved Gov. Tony Evers budget in full, according to a new analysis by the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau.
Legislature approves Tony Evers transition budgetNovember 14, 2018 GMT
State lawmakers have approved a $94,600 budget for Gov.-elect Tony Evers’ transition team.
Also Tuesday, state Assembly Democrats met for the first time since the election and re-elected Rep. Gordon Hintz, D-Oshkosh, as minority leader.
Susan Crawford best for Dane County judge -- Cari Anne, VeronaMarch 31, 2018 GMT
I encourage voters to support Susan Crawford for Branch 1 judge in the Dane County Circuit Court on April 3.
Crawford has the work ethic, temperament and intellect to best serve the citizens of Dane County as a judge.
Doyle and roundabouts are to blame for bad roads -- Roger JohnsonJuly 10, 2016 GMT
Maybe, just maybe, if the Department of Transportation hadn't insisted on putting in roundabouts at virtually every intersection (try going to Mount Horeb, for example) they'd have money to maintain the state's highways.