Rep. Gustafson: Garners Assembly support for two more bills last day of session

On the final official floor day of the legislative session, the Wisconsin State Assembly passed two more bills authored by Representative Gustafson, Assembly Bill 964 and Senate Bill 788. AB 964 allows for minors to operate a business on public property and SB 788 broadens the pool applicants chiropractors can hire to do certain tasks. “Both of these bills give Wisconsinites: young, old, or so… 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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Dept. of Natural Resources: ATV/UTV riders: wherever you ride, ride safe

Some beautiful weather is in the forecast for the coming week, and ATV/UTV riders around Wisconsin can surely hear the trails calling! Those looking to get out and ride this weekend are reminded to think smart before they start by following safety best practices and operating responsibly wherever they ride, including on private lands. Fatal crashes happen on private lands each year, wi… 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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Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians: President Johnson offers perspective on wolf legislation

As a tribal leader, I wish to share some perspective on the wolf population and their impact on the people and property of those who reside in what’s now known as Wisconsin.  The vast majority of the conversation in the northern part of the state focuses on concerns about wolves. Even though the main prey for wolves in Wisconsin are deer, beaver, and in central areas, turkey, the less frequent… 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. Stubbs: Statement on the 20th Annual State of the Tribes Address

MADISON, WI – After attending the 20th Annual State of the Tribes Address delivered by Forest County Potawatomi Chairman James  Crawford at the Wisconsin State Capitol, Representative Shelia Stubbs(D-Madison) released the following statement: “It was moving to hear this year’s State of the Tribes Address from Forest County Potawatomi Chairman James Crawford and an honor to welcome leaders 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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WisDems: Families are losing access to IVF because of Donald Trump

MADISON, Wis. — Today, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Communications Director Joe Oslund released the following statement on the Alabama Supreme Court ruling restricting access to IVF, a direct result of Trump’s MAGA, anti-freedom agenda: “As Wisconsinites watch families in Alabama lose access to IVF in horror, there is one person responsible: Donald Trump. Make no… 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. Stubbs: Celebrates Assembly passage of AB 182 – relating to: rental readiness and AB 183 – relating to: establishing and operating reentry centers

MADISON, WI – After members of the Wisconsin State Assembly voted to pass Assembly Bill 182—relating to: a certification of rental readiness and funding to cover damages caused by certification of rental readiness holders and Assembly Bill 183—relating to: establishing and operating community reentry centers and making an appropriation, Representative Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) released the follow… 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. Stubbs: Celebrates Assembly passage of Assembly Bill 1066— PRINCE Act – relating to: expanding alerts for missing adults to include certain missing children

MADISON, WI – After members of the Wisconsin State Assembly voted to pass Assembly Bill 1066—relating to: Relating to: expanding alerts for missing adults to include certain missing children, Representative Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) released the following statement:  “Today I am elated and celebrate the passage of Assembly Bill 1066- The PRINCE Act- relating to: expanding alerts for … 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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Our Lives Media: Celebrating the legacy of the Gay Rights State 

Madison, WI – Did you know? Sunday, February 25th is the 42nd anniversary of Wisconsin becoming the first Gay Rights State in the nation.  On February 25, 1982, Governor Lee Dreyfus passed Assembly Bill 70 into law, banning discrimination against gays and lesbians in housing, employment, credit, or public accommodation. This groundbreaking bill was a long, uphill battle two decades in the maki… 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. Dept. of Agriculture: Dairy producers can enroll for 2024 dairy margin coverage beginning Feb. 28  

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2024 – Starting next Wednesday, dairy producers will be able to enroll for 2024 Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC), an important safety net program offered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that provides producers with price support to help offset milk and feed price differences. This year’s DMC signup begins Feb. 28, 2024, and ends April 29, 2024… 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. Snodgrass: Reflects on the 2023-24 session period

MADISON – Yesterday, the Wisconsin State Assembly adjourned for the calendar period after a day of voting on over 90 bills on the final scheduled floor session. Over the course of the last 14 months, Representative Snodgrass has joined her Democratic colleagues in working tirelessly to make Wisconsin a place where residents have the freedom, economic security, and opportunity to thrive. Demo… 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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Rewind: Your Week in Review for Feb. 23

On this week’s episode of WisconsinEye’s “Rewind,” WisPolitics’s JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss the Ethics Commission allegations of an illegal campaign finance scheme involving a state lawmaker, county parties and the Trump campaign to benefit a pro-Trump candidate challenging Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester; Gov. Tony Evers’ approval of new legislative maps; Planned Parenthood’s petition to the state Supreme Court on abortion, the latest action in the state Legislature, Republican Eric Hovde’s entrance into the U.S. Senate race and more.

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Rep. Shelton: On AB 900, no on sending public money to private institutions

MADISON – The State Assembly took up over 20 bills this week relating to K-12 education in our state. Among these bills was Assembly Bill 900 which would send hundreds of millions of state general funds to voucher and independent charter schools. On this bill and others’ passage this week, Representative Kristina Shelton (D-Green Bay) offered the following statement: “The introduction of Assem… 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. Rodriguez: Votes for complex care package

MADISON – The Assembly convened on Thursday to pass many bills. Among those bills are three that comprise the ‘Complex Care Package.’ Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) praised Rep. Patrick Snyder (R-Schofield) for bringing this package forward. “Every day, there are hundreds of hospital patients in Wisconsin who are ready to be discharged but do not have a post-acute care facility to go… 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. Stubbs: Statement on the 20th Annual State of the Tribes Address

MADISON, WI – After attending the 20th Annual State of the Tribes Address delivered by Forest County Potawatomi Chairman James  Crawford at the Wisconsin State Capitol, Representative Shelia Stubbs(D-Madison) released the following statement: “It was moving to hear this year’s State of the Tribes Address from Forest County Potawatomi Chairman

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WisDems: Families are losing access to IVF because of Donald Trump

MADISON, Wis. — Today, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Communications Director Joe Oslund released the following statement on the Alabama Supreme Court ruling restricting access to IVF, a direct result of Trump’s MAGA, anti-freedom agenda: “As Wisconsinites watch families in Alabama lose access to IVF in horror, there is one person responsible: Donald Trump. Make no… Please

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Rep. Stubbs: Celebrates Assembly passage of AB 182 – relating to: rental readiness and AB 183 – relating to: establishing and operating reentry centers

MADISON, WI – After members of the Wisconsin State Assembly voted to pass Assembly Bill 182—relating to: a certification of rental readiness and funding to cover damages caused by certification of rental readiness holders and Assembly Bill 183—relating to: establishing and operating community reentry centers and making an appropriation, Representative

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Rep. Stubbs: Celebrates Assembly passage of Assembly Bill 1066— PRINCE Act – relating to: expanding alerts for missing adults to include certain missing children

MADISON, WI – After members of the Wisconsin State Assembly voted to pass Assembly Bill 1066—relating to: Relating to: expanding alerts for missing adults to include certain missing children, Representative Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) released the following statement:  “Today I am elated and celebrate the passage of Assembly Bill 1066- The PRINCE

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Our Lives Media: Celebrating the legacy of the Gay Rights State 

Madison, WI – Did you know? Sunday, February 25th is the 42nd anniversary of Wisconsin becoming the first Gay Rights State in the nation.  On February 25, 1982, Governor Lee Dreyfus passed Assembly Bill 70 into law, banning discrimination against gays and lesbians in housing, employment, credit, or public accommodation. This groundbreaking bill

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Rep. Snodgrass: Reflects on the 2023-24 session period

MADISON – Yesterday, the Wisconsin State Assembly adjourned for the calendar period after a day of voting on over 90 bills on the final scheduled floor session. Over the course of the last 14 months, Representative Snodgrass has joined her Democratic colleagues in working tirelessly to make Wisconsin a place where

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for Feb. 23

On this week’s episode of WisconsinEye’s “Rewind,” WisPolitics’s JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss the Ethics Commission allegations of an illegal campaign finance scheme involving a state lawmaker, county parties and the Trump campaign to benefit a pro-Trump candidate challenging Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester; Gov. Tony Evers’ approval of new legislative maps; Planned Parenthood’s petition to the state Supreme Court on abortion, the latest action in the state Legislature, Republican Eric Hovde’s entrance into the U.S. Senate race and more.

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Rep. Rodriguez: Votes for complex care package

MADISON – The Assembly convened on Thursday to pass many bills. Among those bills are three that comprise the ‘Complex Care Package.’ Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) praised Rep. Patrick Snyder (R-Schofield) for bringing this package forward. “Every day, there are hundreds of hospital patients in Wisconsin who are ready to

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