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Create an Office of Inspector General to serve as an independent watchdog

The Promise:

“Tony supports creating a new independent Office of the Inspector General to ensure families have an independent, nonpartisan watchdog keeping an eye on our Wisconsin government.”

Update: No watchdog yet on Evers’ watch

Create ‘blue-ribbon’ panel on Veterans Trust Fund solvency

The Promise:

“As governor, Tony will: Convene a blue-ribbon commission to address the solvency issues facing the Veterans Trust Fund.”

Editor’s note: In tracking this promises, we will start with the assumption that Gov. Evers wants a full report and practical results. We will monitor whether the panel meets, takes action, etc.

Update: Veterans fund not addressed so far

Create ‘blue-ribbon’ panel on agriculture, rural issues

The Promise:

“As governor, Tony will: Convene a blue-ribbon commission to advance agriculture and economic opportunities in rural Wisconsin.”

Editor’s note: In tracking this promises, we will start with the assumption that Gov. Evers wants a full report and practical results. We will monitor whether the panel meets, takes action, etc.

Update: No progress yet on agricultural board

Tighten regulations on state’s school voucher program, or end it entirely

The Promise:

Evers told the School Administrators Alliance in a written response to the group’s questions: “As Governor, I would work with the legislature to phase out vouchers; if Republican control of the Legislature makes that impossible, then I would ensure the state adequately funds public schools and require voucher schools to use licensed teachers, adopt student safeguards like IDEA and non-discrimination protection, and implement needed transparency measures.”

Update: Republicans stall attempted voucher changes