Governor Evers’ 2021-23 Budget Highlights

On Tuesday, February 16th Governor Tony Evers released his Executive Budget. Although the budget will look a lot different when the process is complete, we are highlighting key components of Gov. Evers’ budget that we were happy to see included. The executive budget will now go to the Joint Finance Committee of the Legislature in […]

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Governor’s People’s Budget Listening Sessions: How to Participate

Join Governor Evers and Lt. Governor Barnes for a public listening sessions on the Governor’s 2021-23 Budget. This is our chance to tell Governor Evers how to fund programs and positions that increase multi-modal transportation support, make sound land use planning a priority, and confront the climate crisis – all the while, making racial justice […]

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Dear Gov. Evers: Reauthorize the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program

Reauthorize the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program (KNSP) for another 10 years. Since 1000 Friends of Wisconsin was founded in 1996, we have been dedicated to protecting our state’s rich natural history. While this has been difficult in recent years, we have a chance for bipartisan Legislation that will support land and water conservation in Wisconsin. Together […]

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Vote NO April 3 – Save Wisconsin’s Fiscal Watchdog & Protect Our Environment

Save Wisconsin’s Fiscal Watchdog & Protect Our Environment. On April 3rd, Wisconsin voters will be presented with a ballot initiative to remove the Office of State Treasurer from our Constitution. This initiative has quietly passed through two sessions of the state legislature and is in its final phase. As the financial expert, the Treasurer aids in the oversight on the Board of Commissioners Public Lands (BCPL) that oversees the School Trust Lands, State Trust Fund Loan Program, and four school trust funds. If this amendment passes, the duties of the Treasurer would be consolidated and assigned to the governor and lieutenant governor.

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