Governor Tony Evers first State of the State message called for improvements in education, transportation, health care and environmental quality. Governor Evers also called for pragmatic, bipartisan support in the legislature to reach those goals. Area lawmakers have differing opinions on the governor's address. Democratic State Senator Dave Hansen says Evers talked about issues that have long needed to be addressed.
Republican State Senator Andre Jacque wanted to hear more specific details on the issues, although he says Evers's call for bipartisanship is admirable.
Governor Evers and Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes took to the road today to promote and talk about the issues in the state of the state address.