Bipartisan Coalition of Local Legislators: Celebrate Legislature passing the Corporal Benjamin H. Neal Memorial Highway bill

Bipartisan Coalition of Local Legislators Celebrate Legislature Passing the Corporal Benjamin H. Neal Memorial Highway Bill MADISON – Today, the Wisconsin State Assembly passed a bill authored by a bipartisan coalition of local legislators to designate Highway 11 between Orfordville and Footville as the Corporal Benjamin H. Neal Memorial Highway. After graduating from Parkview High School in 2… 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’s no good very bad campaign launch

MADISON, Wis. — Today, California bank owner Eric Hovde (R–Laguna Beach) officially announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate, and the campaign launch hasn’t gone well for him. From getting caught trying to stash a $2.3 million house to forgetting to mention Wisconsin (the state he’s running in) in his opening advertisement, to a constant stream of attention on his California lifestyle and … 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 Jacque: Assembly clears bill removing barrier to higher education for veterans

MADISON… Veterans and members of the U.S. armed forces will have greater access to Wisconsin’s public higher education institutions – and incentive to keep their skills in the state – under legislation waiving their application fees, which cleared the State Assembly today in a 96-2 vote. State Rep. James Edming (R-Glen Flora) and state Sen. André Jacque (R-De Pere), who introduced the bipartis… 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. James: State Senate passes $15 million for Chippewa Valley ERs

Madison – Sen. Jesse James (R – Altoona) celebrated the passage of two bills Tuesday that secure $15 million for Chippewa Valley emergency room departments. The move comes after HSHS announced last month they would be leaving the region within 90 days. “We need to ensure access to basic emergency services,” Senator James said. “These bills will provide a short-term bridge for area providers un… 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. Jacque: Legislation for ‘problem-solving’ courts clears Senate

MADISON, WI… Legislation promoting efficiency and enhancing public safety in our justice system by establishing specialized ‘problem-solving courts in state law, and providing mental health treatment to offenders, cleared the State Senate today. “Specialized, problem-solving courts – for drug treatment, OWI offenses, commercial disputes and others – have grown rapidly throughout the justice sy… 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. Jacque: Bill fighting violent crime clears Senate

MADISON, WI…Local public safety officials will be better able to fight violent crimes such as domestic abuse and gang violence under legislation passed by the State Senate today with strong bi-partisan support.  State Sen. André Jacque (R-De Pere), author of the legislation, said he drafted the measure at the request of victims, law enforcement, and prosecutors to give local authorities m… 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: Signs bill aimed at bolstering state’s workforce by Creating a direct admission program for UW System

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today signed Senate Bill 367, now 2023 Wisconsin Act 95, requiring the Board of Regents at the University of Wisconsin (UW) System to establish a guaranteed admission program for certain Wisconsin high school students. According to the UW System, nearly 90 percent of in-state UW System graduates stay in Wisconsin five years after graduation. “Our state faces immense w… 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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WILL: Applauds State Assembly for passing constitutional amendment on Governor veto powers 

No Governor has the authority to single-handedly raise taxes or fees, still able to effectively use the line-item veto The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) released a statement, praising the State Assembly for passing Assembly Joint Resolution 112—a relatively simple, but vitally important, amendment to our state constitution which will strengthen our separation of po… 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, Rep. McGuire: Propose property tax relief

Madison, WI – Today, State Senator Brad Pfaff (D-Onalaska) and State Representative Tip McGuire (D-Kenosha) introduced legislation to provide property tax relief for Wisconsin families. Under the Wisconsin Circuit Breaker Property Tax Credit, Wisconsin homeowners and renters would be eligible for the tax credit when their property taxes or their rent going toward property taxes excee… 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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RNC: Launches intern program

The Committee on Arrangements (COA) for the 2024 Republican National Convention is officially accepting applications for its summer internship program.The 45-day internship program will be an immersive experience for prospective interns who will be placed into each department of the COA, including Communications, Transportation,  Security, Media Operations, External Affairs, Hotels & Venues, … 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. Neubauer: Honors Linda Boyle as Racine’s Hometown Hero

MADISON, Wis. — Today, the Wisconsin State Assembly honored Hometown Heroes from across Wisconsin. During the Assembly’s floor session, Linda Boyle was honored as the 66th Assembly District’s Hometown Hero for her leadership, dedication, and service to the Racine community as co-president of the Racine Interfaith Coalition. Rep. Greta Neubauer (D-Racine) released the following statement: “I am in… 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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Bipartisan Coalition of Local Legislators: Celebrate Legislature passing the Corporal Benjamin H. Neal Memorial Highway bill

Bipartisan Coalition of Local Legislators Celebrate Legislature Passing the Corporal Benjamin H. Neal Memorial Highway Bill MADISON – Today, the Wisconsin State Assembly passed a bill authored by a bipartisan coalition of local legislators to designate Highway 11 between Orfordville and Footville as the Corporal Benjamin H. Neal Memorial Highway.

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WisDems: Eric Hovde’s no good very bad campaign launch

MADISON, Wis. — Today, California bank owner Eric Hovde (R–Laguna Beach) officially announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate, and the campaign launch hasn’t gone well for him. From getting caught trying to stash a $2.3 million house to forgetting to mention Wisconsin (the state he’s running in) in his opening advertisement,

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Sen. Jacque: Legislation for ‘problem-solving’ courts clears Senate

MADISON, WI… Legislation promoting efficiency and enhancing public safety in our justice system by establishing specialized ‘problem-solving courts in state law, and providing mental health treatment to offenders, cleared the State Senate today. “Specialized, problem-solving courts – for drug treatment, OWI offenses, commercial disputes and others – have grown rapidly

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Sen. Jacque: Bill fighting violent crime clears Senate

MADISON, WI…Local public safety officials will be better able to fight violent crimes such as domestic abuse and gang violence under legislation passed by the State Senate today with strong bi-partisan support.  State Sen. André Jacque (R-De Pere), author of the legislation, said he drafted the measure at the request

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Sen. Pfaff, Rep. McGuire: Propose property tax relief

Madison, WI – Today, State Senator Brad Pfaff (D-Onalaska) and State Representative Tip McGuire (D-Kenosha) introduced legislation to provide property tax relief for Wisconsin families. Under the Wisconsin Circuit Breaker Property Tax Credit, Wisconsin homeowners and renters would be eligible for the tax credit when their property taxes or their rent going

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RNC: Launches intern program

The Committee on Arrangements (COA) for the 2024 Republican National Convention is officially accepting applications for its summer internship program.The 45-day internship program will be an immersive experience for prospective interns who will be placed into each department of the COA, including Communications, Transportation,  Security, Media Operations, External Affairs, Hotels

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Rep. Neubauer: Honors Linda Boyle as Racine’s Hometown Hero

MADISON, Wis. — Today, the Wisconsin State Assembly honored Hometown Heroes from across Wisconsin. During the Assembly’s floor session, Linda Boyle was honored as the 66th Assembly District’s Hometown Hero for her leadership, dedication, and service to the Racine community as co-president of the Racine Interfaith Coalition. Rep. Greta Neubauer

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