Gov. Tony Evers is taking credit for the new unemployment overhaul that sailed through the Wisconsin Capitol on its own.
The governor took the credit when he signed the law Thursday.
“I’m proud my special session could finally prompt the Legislature to do something on this issue,” Evers said in a statement. “It’s unfortunate that the Legislature chose to cut the funding we’d asked for to commit to upgrading our system from start to finish — because I want to be clear, this bill won’t be enough to solve the problem.”
Lawmakers ignored the governor’s special session, and instead worked