Vos was critical of a proposal to decriminalize possession of up to 25 grams of marijuana.
Jessie Opoien covers state government and politics for the Capital Times. She joined the Cap Times in 2013 and has also covered Madison life, race relations, culture and music. She has also covered education and politics for the Oshkosh Northwestern.
Evers on Thursday joined unions in arguing that a judge should strike down a set of laws passed by Republican lawmakers that stripped away some powers from his office and from the state's attorney general.
The measure seeks to fund efforts to expand access to women's health care, reduce infant mortality rates and restore eligibility to Planned Parenthood for funding that was stripped away under former Gov. Scott Walker.
Gov. Tony Evers issued his first veto on Wednesday, rejecting a Republican proposal to fund a middle-class tax cut by tapping into the state's budget reserves.
With all precincts reporting, Paul Soglin secured 28.6 percent of the vote with Satya Rhodes-Conway at a close 27.7 percent, which is a difference of 323 votes.
The study, conducted by the conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty and the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy, determined that the expansion would shift $600 million per year in costs to people covered by private insurance.
Assembly Republicans are asking Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to include measures in his first state budget to increase pay for attorneys who defend defendants who can't afford to hire their own.
"This is not just about access to health care, this is about connecting the dots between racial disparities and economic inequity," Evers said Monday during a news conference at the state Capitol.
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