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Gov Evers proposes legalizing marijuana

February 7, 2021

Governor Tony Evers is proposing legalizing marijuana in the state and taking some of the tax proceeds to pay for equity initiatives and rural schools. In this budget proposal the governor expects revenues of $165 million per year to the state starting in fiscal year 2023.

Dr. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton and UW-Eau Clare Counseling Services to receive Regents' Diversity Awards

Dr. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton
February 1, 2021

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will honor the recipients of the 13th annual Regents’ Diversity Awards on February 5 in Madison at the next Regents meeting. These awards recognize individuals and programs that foster access and success for students who are members of historically underrepresented populations. Each recipient is awarded $7,500 to support professional development or continue the program being honored.

Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council

Governor Tony Evers
February 1, 2021

Gov. Tony Evers today announced 30 appointments to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion.

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