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Support ending solitary confinement

The Promise:

“As governor, Tony will support: Ending the use of solitary confinement (especially with juveniles)"

Update: Evers hasn't taken action to end it, though he could

Increase spending on technical schools and UW System

The Promise:

“As governor, Tony will: Increase investments in both our technical schools and University of Wisconsin System.”

Update: UW funding would go up by $150M, tech school by $18M

Increase spending on early childhood education

The Promise:

“As governor, Tony will: Increase investments in early childhood education and quality childcare, which includes helping Wisconsin families with skyrocketing childcare costs”

Update: Budget includes more funding for 4K, childcare programs

Increase spending on public transit

The Promise:

“As governor, Tony will: Increase funding for public transit.”

Update: Evers has included more funding in the budget

Increase spending on local road maintenance

The Promise:

“As governor, Tony will: Invest more in local road maintenance.”

 

Update: More money in budget, but Evers' spending plan faces bumpy ride under GOP control

Increase school funding by $1.4 billion over two years in first budget

The Promise:

“As governor, Tony will: Increase school funding by $1.4 billion over two years in his first state budget.”

Update: First budget includes that amount. It's now the Legislature's turn

Withdraw Wisconsin from lawsuit seeking to overturn Obamacare

The Promise:

Evers said he would send a letter when he takes office that says: “As my first act in office, I am immediately withdrawing the authority previously provided under Wis. Stat. § 165.25(1m) for Wisconsin to participate in litigation over the Affordable Care Act in Texas, et al. v. the United States.”

He also pledged to “extend protections for Wisconsinites with pre-existing health conditions. It is estimated that half of Wisconsinites have some kind of pre-existing health condition like cancer, diabetes, a heart condition, obesity or depression.”

This promise focuses on the first part -- withdrawing the state from the Obamacare lawsuit.

Update: After a delay, lawsuits open window to allow withdrawal