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Senate passes bill package dictating how to spend most fed relief dollars

Senators nearly along party lines have passed an 11-bill package that would allocate federal pandemic relief funds. The bills now go to the desk of...
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Senate sends ban on mandatory COVID vaccines, restrictions on closing houses of worship to...

The Senate today approved Assembly bills to ban mandatory vaccines for COVID-19 and restrict officials’ ability to limit meetings in houses of worship to...
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Senate approves ban on private money to cover local election costs

The state Senate voted to ban local governments from accepting private money to run elections, allow those monitoring a recount to get a closer...
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Assembly declares April to be “Freedom of Expression Month.”

The Assembly passed by voice vote a joint resolution declaring April to be “Freedom of Expression Month” across the state. The resolution decries "speech codes,...
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Assembly calls on AG to join multi-state lawsuit to overturn fed COVID relief policy

The GOP-controlled Assembly today voted along party lines to direct Dem AG Josh Kaul to join a 13-state lawsuit seeking to overturn a federal...
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GOP lawmakers pass 11-bill package allocating most of $3.2B in federal pandemic relief

Republican lawmakers passed along party lines their 11-bill package that would allocate federal pandemic relief funds. Assembly Republicans during a floor session today said they...
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Assembly Passes Summer Sales Tax Holiday Bill

The Assembly voted 62-32 today to create a more than $170 million sales tax holiday for bars, restaurants and other entertainment businesses this summer. The...
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Assembly resolution would direct Kaul to join lawsuit over provision barring states from using...

The GOP-controlled Assembly plans a vote today on a resolution pushing an effort to allow federal COVID money to be used for tax cuts. The...
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Assembly GOP passes resolution giving Campaigns and Elections Committee subpoena power

-- The GOP-controlled Assembly along party lines directed the Campaigns and Elections Committee to review the way Wisconsin administers elections. Resolution author and Committee Vice-chair...
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Vos threatens suit if Evers vetoes bill to give lawmakers oversight of coming federal...

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos today threatened the GOP-controlled Legislature will have “no choice but to go to court” if Gov. Tony Evers vetoes legislation...
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Assembly approves banning mandatory COVID vaccines, stripping officials of power to ban meetings in...

The Assembly today approved a series of COVID-19 related bills along party lines that would ban mandatory vaccines against the virus and ban health...
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Senate approves curbside pickup for alcohol, to-go cocktails

The state Senate today approved legislation to allow curbside pickup of alcohol purchased online or over the phone. It also signed off 28-2 on a...
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Legislature taking steps to uphold objections to rules regulating PFAS, banning gay conversion therapy

The Legislature today took steps to uphold objections to administrative rules to regulate PFAS, ban gay conversion therapy and prohibit landlords from charging a...
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Assembly unanimously passes UI system upgrade bill that includes liability protections from COVID-19 lawsuits

Assembly lawmakers unanimously approved an amended bill that would begin the process of overhauling the state's UI computer system. The bill would also, among other...
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Senate overwhelmingly approves revised UI bill that includes liability protections from COVID lawsuits

The state Senate today overwhelmingly approved taking the first steps to overhaul Wisconsin’s problem-plagued unemployment insurance computer system, but didn’t provide any money to...
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