Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has called on lawmakers to update the state’s unemployment payment system and expand broadband access. The Democratic governor made those requests while delivering his annual State of the State address virtually Tuesday. Evers wants Wisconsin to spend 200-million dollars expanding access to high-speed internet. He announced he is calling a special legislative session so the Legislature can come up with improvements for the troubled unemployment system. Republicans have criticized the governor for its failures, leaving applicants waiting for a decision for weeks and – in some cases – months.
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