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Evers calls for $250 million in cuts from state agencies

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Published on July 23, 2020 - Duration: 01:32s

Evers calls for $250 million in cuts from state agencies

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Tony Evers has ordered $250 million in cuts to state agencies this year, the latest financial hit due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Evers calls for $250 million in cuts from state agencies

CUTS TO OFFSET REVENUE LOSSES.THIS COMES AFTER $70 MILLIONWORTH OF CUTS IN MAY.THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSINSYSTEM OBSERVED MORE THAN HALFOF THE FIRST ROUND OF CUTS ANDSAYS IT CAN'T HANDLE MORE.EVERS HAS ASKED ALL STATEAGENCIES TO FIND SAVINGS ANDMAKE REDUCTIONS WHERE THEY CAN.MANY REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS AREURGING EVERS TO LOOK FOR WAYS TOPROTECT TAXPAYERS AND MAKE SURESTATE GOVERNMENT IS LIVINGWITHIN ITS MEANS.BUT THERE ARE MORE PEOPLE INNEED IN WISCONSIN RIGHT NOW THANEVER BEFORE DUE TO THE ECONOMICREPERCUSSIONS OF COVID-19.

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