Hamilton Political Tidbits – July 19, 2021

Political Tidbits - July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021
Wisconsin political news for clients and colleagues.
Last week, Governor Evers signed the state budget for 2021-2023 fiscal biennium, issuing 50 partial vetoes. The same day, he vetoed four bills, and has since signed 15 other bills into law. Read the latest edition of Hamilton Political Tidbits for our coverage of these events.


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Governor Signs State Budget With 50 Partial Vetoes
On Thursday, July 8, Governor Tony Evers signed 2021 Act 58, the state budget for the 2021-2023 fiscal biennium, which began July 1. While approving the budget, Gov. Evers used his line-item veto authority 50 times, mostly making minor adjustments to program- and project-specific appropriations and language. The governor’s most notable veto was to nix a transfer of $550 million from the state’s general fund to the budget stabilization (“rainy day”) fund.

After State Budget, Governor Signs 15 Bills Into Law
Since signing the 2021-2023 state budget into law on July 8, Governor Evers has signed 15 other bills.

Governor Vetoes Personal Property Tax Repeal, “Mill Bill,” and Legislative HR Office
On July 8, the same day he signed the 2021-2023 state budget into law, Governor Evers vetoed four bills sent to him by the Legislature.

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