Unspun: State of the State preview

Published: Jan. 22, 2019 at 6:09 PM CST
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Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is calling for bipartisanship in his first State of the State speech Tuesday, urging Republicans who control the Legislature to take up the biggest issues facing the state, including increasing funding for schools and addressing health care concerns.

NBC15's Leigh Mills sat down with two political analysts ahead of the


Analiese Eicher, Program Director at One Wisconsin Now, and Bill McCoshen, Managing Partner of Capitol Consultants, stopped by NBC15 News at 5 for "Unspun."

Both analysts said compromise is possible on a number of issues facing the state that Gov. Evers will discuss in his speech.

Eicher said she expects Evers to lay out his plan for healthcare and education among other topics.

"Evers campaigned on a couple things and was very upfront about his agenda," Eicher said.

“This is a big speech for Evers, for him to establish his agenda of the legislature,” McCoshen said.

Make sure to follow NBC15 News for your full coverage of the governor's first State of the State address online and on NBC15 News at 10.