Tony Evers’ pick for transportation secretary could face Senate opposition

One of Gov.-elect Tony Evers’ Cabinet appointees could have trouble securing confirmation from the Republican-led state Senate, with several GOP senators raising concerns about his transportation industry ties. > Cap Times

Evers picks Milwaukee leaders for top Cabinet slots



Gov.-elect Tony Evers named four Milwaukee-area leaders to his Cabinet on Wednesday, including a former campaign manager to Mayor Tom Barrett and a 30-year veteran of the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department. The picks drew criticism from Republicans, who accused Evers of not looking outside of Wisconsin’s largest city for appointments. > AP News

‘I’m seeking talent’: Tony Evers rolls out first cabinet picks

Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers has named his first four picks to lead state agencies, including a Natural Resources Secretary whose appointment drew praise from outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker. > Wisconsin State Journal