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Assembly adjourns after passing bills backed by municipalities

The state Assembly today passed bills to ease some processes for local governments before adjourning for the evening. Among the bills the Assembly passed today was...
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Assembly approves bill on U.S. constitutional convention after lengthy debate

The state Assembly today approved a bill that would add Wisconsin to the list of states calling for a constitutional convention on a balanced...
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Assembly sends REINS Act to Walker’s desk despite Dem objections

The state Assembly today approved a bill adding more scrutiny to administrative rules that have an economic impact estimate of at least $10 million...
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Assembly to take up bills on recount rules, campus speech today

The Assembly is set to take up one of the GOP campus speech bills when it's in session this afternoon. It's also scheduled to vote...
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Bill aimed at helping those with contaminated wells passes Assembly

The Assembly this afternoon passed a bill to increase grants to people with contaminated wells, over Dem objections that it doesn’t go far enough...
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Bill on insurance coverage for pre-existing conditions passes Assembly

A bill that looks to guarantee insurance coverage for those with pre-existing conditions passed the Assembly early this morning. The legislation arose from a GOP substitute...
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Bill that would tweak the state’s school choice programs passes without debate

A bill that would make sweeping technical changes to the state’s school choice programs passed the Assembly on a 67-30 vote -- without any...
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Bill to limit candidates’ ability to request a recount passes Assembly

A bill that would limit which losing candidates can request a recount in Wisconsin passed the Assembly on a voice vote amidst arguments over...
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Ginseng would become state herb under bill Senate approves

Ginseng would become the state herb under legislation the Senate passed via voice today. It would join a growing list of official state items, following...
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GOP campus speech bill passes Assembly with new amendment

A GOP campus speech bill that would sanction students who interfere with a speaker on campus passed the Assembly tonight on a 61-36 vote,...
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Senate approves allowing home bakers to sell goods without a license

Those who sell homebaked or canned goods would no longer have to get a food processing license or other certifications from the state and...
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Senate approves bipartisan choice bill

Schools in the choice program would have to begin doing background checks on prospective employees, but no longer face other administrative requirements under legislation...
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Senate approves making Veterans Day state holiday

The Senate approved by voice vote adding Veterans Day to the list of holidays where state agencies are closed, which would make Wisconsin the...
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Senate approves new penalties for carjacking

The Senate approved 26-7 legislation to create a specific felony for carjacking and up the penalties for repeat offenses. SB 58 would carry fines of...
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Senate approves placing restrictions on deer feeding bans

The Senate approved 20-13 placing a three-year limit on restrictions on feeding deer in counties after chronic wasting disease or bovine tuberculosis has been...
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Senate passes last 2 special session bills to combat opioid abuse

The Senate signed off on two bills designed to combat the state’s heroin problem, including one that would add new protections from prosecution for...
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Senate today will vote on last 2 special session bills; Assembly to take up...

Both the Senate and Assembly are in session today, with the Senate planning to send the last of the special session bills looking to...
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Vos says he might add Bakery Freedom Act to next week’s session

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said today he might add to next week's session his bill to eliminate licensing requirements for Wisconsin bakers. Vos, R-Rochester, made...
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