Gov. Tony Evers announces he`ll direct $2.5 billion in federal relief money to economic recovery in Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers announced Monday he will spend $2.5 billion in federal relief funding to help Wisconsin`s economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic. 

The Democratic governor delivered the news at a Milwaukee cafe just before he vetoed a bill that would have given that decision-making power over billions coming to Wisconsin through the federal American Rescue Plan to Republicans who control the state Legislature. 

“We were pushed back every step of the way every time we tried to mitigate the disease,” Evers said about giving Republicans control over COVID-19 relief spending...

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