Quorum Call

Quorum Call

To access old Quorum Call archives, CLICK HERE. To access the old WisPolitics.com archives, CLICK HERE.

QUORUM CALL

Assembly passes divisive resolution proclaiming Roe V. Wade anniversary as “Protect Life Day”

The Assembly passed a joint resolution that would proclaim tomorrow, the 47th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, to...
QUORUM CALL

Assembly approves mental health pilot program, among other bills

Assembly lawmakers today passed a bill that would establish a mental health pilot program for schools in Outagamie County. Dems criticized AB 644, saying a...
QUORUM CALL

Senate signs off on bills from Assembly task forces on suicide prevention, adoption

The Senate signed off on two of the seven bills from a package created out of the Speaker’s Task Force on Suicide Prevention. It also...
QUORUM CALL

Senate approves homeless bill, Dems call for more action

The Senate unanimously approved a $1 million boost to grants supporting emergency homeless shelters as Dems pressed their GOP colleagues to do more. AB 119...
QUORUM CALL

Both houses approve new restrictions on PFAS-containing firefighting foams

A bill that would create a wide-ranging ban the use of firefighting foams containing a chemical that contaminates groundwater is on its way to...
QUORUM CALL

Assembly passes proposal to allow direct primary care agreements

The Assembly today passed bill that would allow Wisconsinites to contract directly with primary care physicians. But an amendment that removed protections against discrimination drew...
QUORUM CALL

Senate approves new limits on use of firefighting foam containing PFAs

The state Senate voted to place new limits on the use of firefighting foam that contains PFAs over the objections of Dems who said...
QUORUM CALL

Senate confirms Frostman to lead DWD, Altoro at WHEDA

The state Senate today unanimously confirmed Gov. Tony Evers’ picks to lead the Department of Workforce Development and to head the Wisconsin Housing and...
QUORUM CALL

Assembly signs off on construction project employee raises

The Assembly unanimously approved a series of bills that would raise wages for collective bargaining employee contracts for construction projects. The move came after the...
QUORUM CALL

Assembly passes adoption package

A split Assembly today signed off on a set of bills that would overhaul aspects of the state's adoption system. The eight-bill package stemmed from...
QUORUM CALL

Assembly passes child support and placement package

The Assembly today approved a nine-bill package designed to update placement and support obligations for children whose parents are divorced or separated. The package, which...
QUORUM CALL

Assembly fails to override Evers’ nurse training veto

Three Dems sided with Gov. Tony Evers to deny GOP lawmakers a veto on a bill that would have reduced the number of training...
QUORUM CALL

Assembly passes resolution to name Capitol tree ‘Wisconsin State Christmas Tree’

The Assembly today approved a resolution to call the evergreen displayed each year in the rotunda the "Wisconsin State Christmas Tree." The resolution, which just...
QUORUM CALL

Bill adding new circuit court judgeships passes Assembly vote

-- A bill that would add 12 new circuit court branches passed the Assembly by voice vote today and is now on its way...
QUORUM CALL

Assembly passes bill to regulate expanding hemp industry

The Assembly today passed a measure that would bring Wisconsin’s hemp regulations in line with federal guidelines, boosting the state’s chances of gaining lead...
- Advertisement -