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Assembly Dems elect Hintz minority leader

Fresh off his election as Assembly minority leader, Rep. Gordon Hintz challenged his fellow Dems Tuesday to “recommit to the effort necessary to change...
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Zamarripa opts against challenging Hesselbein for Assembly assistant minority leader

State Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa has decided against challenging Rep. Dianne Hesselbein for Assembly assistant minority leader. Zamarripa, D-Milwaukee, declined comment to WisPolitics.com on why she...
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Senate passes $76 billion biennial budget 19-14

The state Senate put the final touches Friday on a nearly $76 billion state budget that would pump an additional $649 million into K-12...
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Kapenga: Three GOP holdouts now a yes after striking deal with guv

Sen. Chris Kapenga said he and two fellow GOP holdouts on the budget are now a yes after striking a deal with Gov. Scott...
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Republicans working on veto assurances to secure final budget votes

Republicans this afternoon were working on a package of veto assurances to win the final votes needed in the state Senate to send the...
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Senate rejects two Dem budget amendments

Senate Republicans have rejected two amendments from Democrats so far as debate on the biennial budget continues. JFC Co-chair Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, kicked off...
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Fitzgerald: ‘We got the votes’ to pass the budget

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald tells WisPolitics.com that he’s “got the votes” to pass the biennial budget. The Senate is back in session after a...
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Shilling says taxpayers ‘being held hostage’ by GOP budget delay

Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse, said today taxpayers are “being held hostage” by Republicans’ delay in passing a budget. The Senate gaveled in...
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Senate gavels in briefly on budget, recesses until 11:30 a.m.

The state Senate gaveled in briefly this morning for its session on the biennial budget and is now in recess until 11:30 a.m. Senate Majority...
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Assembly adjourns in honor of outgoing Dem leader Barca

Before the final gavel, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos paid compliments to outgoing Minority Leader Peter Barca, calling him "someone who has worked to make...
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