U.S. Rep. Moore: Statement on bipartisan tax legislation

“Today I voted no on H.R. 7024, the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024. I see this bill as a missed opportunity to make meaningful tax reforms for both individuals and corporations. While this legislation includes many generous corporate tax cuts, in comparison, there are only small benefits for ordinary families through the Child Tax Credit. While H.R. 7024 pulls 400,000 kid… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options. Username or E-mail Password * Remember Me

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WED PM Update: DOJ urges SCOWIS to reject Phillips lawsuit

From WisPolitics … — The state Department of Justice today argued Dean Phillips’ effort to force his way onto Wisconsin’s Dem presidential primary ballot should be rejected because the Minnesota congressman waited too long to file his lawsuit. The Presidential Preference Selection Committee, made up of Dem and GOP appointees, voted unanimously Jan. 2 to only place Joe Biden on the Dem pri… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

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Sen. Pfaff, Wirch, Rep. McGuire, Snodgrass, Doyle: Introduce Buy American package

MADISON – Today, Wisconsin legislators, led by Senator Brad Pfaff and Representative Tip McGuire, introduced legislation to ensure that the State of Wisconsin purchases goods that are made in America and in our state. –         LRB-5501/1, the Buy American Act, requires that the State of Wisconsin purchase goods that are – to the greatest exten… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

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Sen. Spreitzer: Introduces bipartisan legislation establishing shared revenue advisory council

MADISON – Yesterday, Senator Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit) introduced bipartisan legislation toestablish a shared revenue advisory council in Wisconsin with Representatives Sue Conley (D-Janesville), Todd Novak (R-Dodgeville), Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee), Clinton Anderson (D-Beloit) and Melissa Ratcliff (D-Cottage Grove). Senator Spreitzer released the following statement: “This session, the legislat… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

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U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald: Introduces bill to combat illicit digital asset transactions

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05) introduced the Combating Money Laundering in Cyber Crime Act to align criminal and banking statutes and clarify the U.S. Secret Service’s (USSS) investigative authority over crimes related to illicit digital asset transactions. USSS investigates a variety of cyber-related criminal activity, including the illicit u… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

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Gov. Evers, WHEDA: Announce Vacancy-to-Vitality first-round recipients for affordable housing

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers, together with the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA), announced today the first round of awards for the Vacancy-to-Vitality Loan Program, developed from the historic state funding provided by the 2023-25 biennial budget signed by Gov. Evers. “We are delivering on our commitment to expand affordable housing to support workers and familie… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

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WisDems: Eric Hovde invited to schmooze with billionaires and fellow megadonors in Florida

MADISON, Wis. — New reporting from Puck News found that California bank owner Eric Hovde (R–Laguna Beach) was invited to a Florida conference for billionaires, hedge fund managers, and other GOP megadonors, including Ken Griffin, one of the largest backers of Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley’s presidential campaigns. This comes after Hovde was caught in Orange County, Californi… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

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Rep. Considine: Announces retirement

Madison –Representative Dave Considine (D-Baraboo) has announced that he will not seek re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly. Rep. Considine issued the following on his retirement: “I am grateful for the privilege of serving the constituents of the 81st Assembly District and surrounding areas. I have enjoyed this job immensely and am honored to have been elected to serve each of you… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

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WDA: Newly signed laws will increase access to care, grow Wisconsin’s dental workforce and put patients in control of their benefits

The Wisconsin Dental Association today released the following statement from WDA President Dr. Chris Hansen (Manitowoc), who joined Gov. Tony Evers, lawmakers and other advocates at Northcentral Technical College Center for Health Sciences in Wausau this morning as the governor signed an important package of oral health legislation into law. “On behalf of the more than 3,100 members … Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

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DATCP: Announces Dairy Processor Grant recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2024Contact: Sam GO, Communications Director, (608) 334-0220, sam.go@wisconsin.gov MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has announced that 15 Wisconsin dairy companies will receive a Dairy Processor Grant. The purpose of these grants is to help foster innovation, improve profitability, a… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

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Don Leake and WIMAP: A border concern

In Clarke v WEC the current Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled against at least fifty years of tradition and decreed that a plain text meaning of “contiguous” be applied to Assembly districts. Will it take the same constitutionalist approach concerning district borders and demand that they be aligned with ward lines?

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U.S. Rep. Moore: Statement on bipartisan tax legislation

“Today I voted no on H.R. 7024, the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024. I see this bill as a missed opportunity to make meaningful tax reforms for both individuals and corporations. While this legislation includes many generous corporate tax cuts, in comparison, there are only

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WED PM Update: DOJ urges SCOWIS to reject Phillips lawsuit

From WisPolitics … — The state Department of Justice today argued Dean Phillips’ effort to force his way onto Wisconsin’s Dem presidential primary ballot should be rejected because the Minnesota congressman waited too long to file his lawsuit. The Presidential Preference Selection Committee, made up of Dem and GOP appointees,

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Sen. Spreitzer: Introduces bipartisan legislation establishing shared revenue advisory council

MADISON – Yesterday, Senator Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit) introduced bipartisan legislation toestablish a shared revenue advisory council in Wisconsin with Representatives Sue Conley (D-Janesville), Todd Novak (R-Dodgeville), Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee), Clinton Anderson (D-Beloit) and Melissa Ratcliff (D-Cottage Grove). Senator Spreitzer released the following statement: “This session, the legislat… Please log in

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U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald: Introduces bill to combat illicit digital asset transactions

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05) introduced the Combating Money Laundering in Cyber Crime Act to align criminal and banking statutes and clarify the U.S. Secret Service’s (USSS) investigative authority over crimes related to illicit digital asset transactions. USSS investigates a variety of cyber-related criminal activity, including the illicit u… Please log

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Rep. Considine: Announces retirement

Madison –Representative Dave Considine (D-Baraboo) has announced that he will not seek re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly. Rep. Considine issued the following on his retirement: “I am grateful for the privilege of serving the constituents of the 81st Assembly District and surrounding areas. I have enjoyed this job immensely and

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WDA: Newly signed laws will increase access to care, grow Wisconsin’s dental workforce and put patients in control of their benefits

The Wisconsin Dental Association today released the following statement from WDA President Dr. Chris Hansen (Manitowoc), who joined Gov. Tony Evers, lawmakers and other advocates at Northcentral Technical College Center for Health Sciences in Wausau this morning as the governor signed an important package of oral health legislation into law. “On behalf

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DATCP: Announces Dairy Processor Grant recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2024Contact: Sam GO, Communications Director, (608) 334-0220, sam.go@wisconsin.gov MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has announced that 15 Wisconsin dairy companies will receive a Dairy Processor Grant. The purpose of these grants is to help foster innovation, improve profitability, a… Please

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Don Leake and WIMAP: A border concern

In Clarke v WEC the current Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled against at least fifty years of tradition and decreed that a plain text meaning of “contiguous” be applied to Assembly districts. Will it take the same constitutionalist approach concerning district borders and demand that they be aligned with ward lines?

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