Tony Evers Archives

Gov. Evers announces appointments to the Wisconsin Women’s Council

August 22, 2019

On Thursday, August 15, 2019, Gov. Tony Evers announced seven appointments to the Wisconsin Women’s Council. The Council’s mission is to identify barriers to women’s social and economic participation in the state and work with public and private-sector partners to develop initiatives and identify solutions and to disseminate information on the status of women and… [Read More]

Gov. Evers announces appointment of Darrell Williams as Administrator of the Division of Emergency Management in the Department of Military Affairs

July 25, 2019

Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday, July 11, 2019, announced his appointment of Dr. Darrell Williams as Administrator of the Division of Emergency Management in the Department of Military Affairs. Dr. Williams was previously the Assistant Superintendent for the Beloit School District. He has also served as a Turn Around Principal for Washington High School and… [Read More]

Gov. Evers announces “Healthy Women, Healthy Babies” initiatives

February 28, 2019

On February 21, 2019, Governor Tony Evers announced that his upcoming budget proposal will include a nearly $28 million investment in “Healthy Women, Healthy Babies” initiatives aimed at improving women’s access to preventative care such as cancer screenings, health exams, and STI testing, supporting healthier pregnancies and births, and addressing racial disparities in maternal and… [Read More]

Gov. Evers declares state of emergency for Wisconsin due to cold, snow

January 31, 2019

Gov. Tony Evers declared a State of Emergency for the state of Wisconsin because of the ongoing winter storm and the pending dangerous wind chills that will blanket the state the rest of the week. “I’m concerned about the safety and well-being of our residents as this major storm and bitter cold moves in,” Evers… [Read More]

Governor Evers announces appointment of Major Anthony Burrell as Wisconsin State Patrol Superintendent

January 24, 2019

Governor Tony Evers announced the appointment of Major Anthony Burrell as Superintendent of the Wisconsin State Patrol effective January 20, 2019. Raised in Milwaukee, Burrell has a law enforcement career spanning nearly 30 years. After graduating with the State Patrol’s 40th recruit class in July of 1990, Burrell began his career as a trooper in… [Read More]

Changing of the guard during Wisconsin mid-term elections

November 8, 2018

An eight-year reign of Republican dominance and political muscle in Wisconsin came to an end Tuesday, November 6, 2018, when Democrat Tony Evers defeated Republican Gov. Scott Walker, the central figure in Wisconsin politics for more than a decade. And his running mate, former state Rep. Mandela Barnes, will become the state’s first African American… [Read More]

Former President Barack Obama speaks at North Division High School

November 1, 2018

On Friday, October 26, 2018, former President Barack Obama came to Milwaukee, WI to help Democratic candidates drum up votes for the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Obama, along with the Democratic candidates, spoke to a crowd of 4,000 at North Division High School, located in the 53206 zip code in which Lt…. [Read More]

Wisconsin Lt. Governor candidate Mandela Barnes looks to make a change

November 1, 2018

By Karen Stokes Mandela Barnes, former two term Wisconsin State Representative and candidate for lieutenant governor has been on the road with running mate Tony Evers to discuss the issues and have conversations with the people of this state. If elected, Barnes would be the first lieutenant governor of color in Wisconsin history. “Being a… [Read More]

In our country, the road to change goes through the ballot box

October 18, 2018

I’m running for Governor, along with Milwaukee native Mandela Barnes as Lt. Governor, because we believe it’s time for a change. And that change can start today with early voting at different locations all across Milwaukee. Here in Wisconsin, we have witnessed a dramatic attack on the values we care about. Scott Walker has failed… [Read More]

Wisconsin will be voting for its future on November 6th

October 4, 2018

The governor’s race is heating up between Democrat Tony Evers and incumbent Republican Scott Walker for the top job in Wisconsin. The latest Marquette Law School Poll conducted September 18th of Wisconsin voters finds Evers with 49 percent support and incumbent Walker with 44 percent support among likely voters in the state’s race for governor…. [Read More]