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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...
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Senate Dems use procedural move for a second time to block final vote on...

Senate Dems used a procedural move to block legislation that would exempt direct primary care agreements from state insurance laws. Dem complained that an Assembly...
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Dems use procedural move to block final vote on GOP tax package

Senate Dems used a procedural move late this afternoon to put off a final vote on a $392 million GOP package that would reduce...
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Republicans reject Dem effort to extend bar hours during DNC

Dems sought unsuccessfully today to get the Senate to sign off on extending bar hours to 4 a.m. during the party’s national convention in...
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Senate confirms DNR, Children and Families secretaries

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Natural Resources Secretary Preston Cole and Children and Families Secretary Emilie Amundson The vote on Cole was unanimous, while Sen....
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Constitutional convention resolution passes Assembly nearly along party lines

The Assembly passed a joint resolution calling for the second constitutional convention of the states in U.S. history to approve a balanced budget and...
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