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Wisconsin governor vetoes $2 billion tax cut, calls Republican plan 'completely unserious'

MADISON, WI (AP)— Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has vetoed a $2 billion Republican tax cut bill, calling it “completely unserious.”

The Evers veto on Monday was expected. He opposed the GOP plan from the moment it was introduced as a substitute to the Democratic governor’s own workforce development package.

Evers has previously vetoed a similar income tax cut passed by the Legislature. Republicans don’t have enough votes, without help from Democrats, to override the veto.

Lawmakers are not scheduled to return until mid-January. Evers says in his veto message that the Republican bill failed to address workforce challenges.

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