Governor-Elect Evers responds to lame duck session

Wisconsin Governor-Elect Tony Evers was in La Crosse Thursday, speaking to the UW System board of regents.

Current Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker is weighing whether to sign a sweeping package of bills that would weaken the powers of Evers.

The Republican-controlled Legislature approved the measures yesterday.

Governor Walker has 10 days to take action once the bills are delivered to him.

He’s getting bipartisan pressure to veto the measures, including from Democratic Governor-elect Tony Evers.

“The next step is to interact with Governor Walker and ask him to veto this language and if that doesn’t happen, then all things are on the table and we’ll make those decisions at that time,” said Wisconsin Governor-Elect Tony Evers.

Evers will be sworn into office on January 7th of 2019.

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