Gov. Tony Evers has announced the addition of more than 60 new assistant district attorney positions across the state, a move he's called the largest state investment in the district attorney program in Wisconsin history.
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In 1999, San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo was fined $1 million and suspended for one year after pleading guilty a year earlier to a charge of failing to report a felony. The case arose from claims that he paid a former Louisiana governor $400,000 in exchange for his help to get a riverboat casino license. DeBartolo avoided a prison sentence by agreeing to testify against the governor. The 49ers won five Super Bowls during DeBartolo's tenure and he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.
Gov. Tony Evers' cabinet members Caleb Frostman, secretary of the Department of Workforce Development, and Sara Meaney, secretary of the Department of Tourism, have received committee approval.
Hughes, who is taking over for former WEDC Secretary Mark Hogan, will begin Oct. 1.
"I feel confident that he's been truthful," the governor said of Mandela Barnes.
Silos on Jewel Family Farm are silhouetted against the summer sky.
It marks a shift in Walker's professional career. He spent 26 years in elected office, starting at age 25 as a state representative.
The measure faces major obstacles given that the GOP controls both the state Senate and Assembly.
It's been a busy week for former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
The proposal comes days after Gov. Tony Evers used his veto power to increase spending by about $84 million more on education than the Republican-controlled Legislature intended.