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Senate approves bill to address COVID-19 pandemic

The state Senate -- meeting virtually for the first time -- today unanimously approved legislation responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, sending the bill to...

Slideshow: Senate meets in virtual session on COVID-19 bill

The state Senate met in a virtual session to approve a bill to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill was approved 31-0. See more...
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Assembly passes bill to address impact of COVID-19 pandemic

The state Assembly, often deeply divided on big issues, today overwhelmingly backed legislation to help Wisconsin deal with the impact of COVID-19 as leaders...

Slideshow: Assembly meets under social distancing requirements

Assembly lawmakers met in person and via video conference to take up legislation to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Screenshots in the slideshow above are...
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Fitzgerald postpones Senate’s March 24 floor period

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald today said he is postponing the March 24 floor period "out of an abundance of caution" for senators and...
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Assembly approves new steps to address PFAS, Dems say doesn’t go far enough

The state Assembly early Friday approved legislation that would create additional steps to address PFAS contamination. But the legislation didn’t go as far as two...
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Assembly passes DNC bar hour expansion bill with amendment appealing to Senate skeptics

The state Assembly on Thursday approved a pared-back bill to extend closing time for bars by two hours until 4 a.m. during the Democratic...
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Ag bills pass Assembly

The state Assembly signed off on a package of bills designed to help Wisconsin’s farmers through tax breaks and other measures. The effort began in...
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Assembly passes bills raising legal smoking age, requiring cursive writing lessons in school

The Assembly today passed a proposal to raise the legal age to buy nicotine and tobacco products from 18 to 21. The bill’s author Rep....
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Assembly unanimously passes series of food product labeling bills

The Assembly passed a series of bills that would restrict labeling on meat and dairy products. The bills, AB 515, 516 and 518, would ban...
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Budget veto override attempt fails in the Assembly along party lines

An override attempt of one of Gov. Tony Evers’ budget vetoes today failed in the Assembly along party lines with members of both parties...
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Assembly sends GOP tax, debt package to Evers’ desk

The state Assembly signed off on a $392.4 million package on Thursday that would cut income taxes, expand a property tax break for businesses...
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Senate passes tax cut, direct primary care bill blocked yesterday by Dems

The Senate today passed a $392 million GOP package that would reduce income taxes and legislation that would exempt direct primary care agreements from...
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Senate approves levy limit bills

The state Senate signed off on an exception to state-imposed levy limits on local governments and another bill that would make it easier for...
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Senate approves new circuit court branches, bill heads to Evers desk

The Senate sent a bill to Gov. Tony Evers’ desk that would approve 12 new circuit court branches over a three-year period.  The bill, which...