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Senate rejects pre-existing conditions bill

The state Senate Wednesday rejected a bill to provide new state protections for those with pre-existing conditions, which became a central issue in the...
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Republicans tweak bill to strip Evers of power to appoint WEDC CEO, but restore...

Lawmakers would still strip Gov.-elect Tony Evers of the power to appoint the head of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., under a revised proposal...
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Senate and Assembly approve waiver bill

The Assembly and Senate approved along party lines requiring the Department of Health to receive permission from the Legislature before asking the federal government...
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Senate Republicans still working out final details of extraordinary session bills

The state Senate briefly returned to the floor after a lengthy delay as GOP leaders tried to work out final details on the remaining...
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Senate, Assembly approve transpo extraordinary session bill

The state Senate approved the first of three extraordinary session bills Tuesday evening after pulling a provision that Dems warned would prevent local governments...
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Senate approves 82 Walker appointments despite Evers plea to pull them

The Senate voted 18-15 along party lines to approve 82 of Gov. Scott Walker's appointments, including DOA Secretary Ellen Nowak returning to the Public...
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JFC approves three extraordinary session bills along party lines

The Joint Finance Committee voted 12-4 along party lines early Tuesday to approve three GOP-authored extraordinary session bills after making several tweaks to the...
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Evers calling on JFC members to oppose lame-duck legislation

Governor-elect Tony Evers is calling on the members of the the Joint Committee on Finance to oppose any extraordinary session legislation, saying the bills...
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Nygren argues GOP lawmakers have tried some provisions in bills before

JFC Co-chair John Nygren argued during today's public hearing some of the changes included in the bills are things GOP lawmakers have tried before...
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Erpenbach charges Vos doesn’t have ‘guts’ to testify on extraordinary session bills

Dem Sen. Jon Erpenbach today slamming Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, for authoring the bills, but not having the “guts” to testify on them...
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Legislature to call extraordinary session on Kimberly-Clark bill after November election

Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald announced Tuesday morning the Legislature will call an extraordinary session Nov. 12 for a public hearing in the Senate on...
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Rob Brooks resigns Assembly GOP leadership post, rebuffs call to step down from Legislature

GOP Rep. Rob Brooks told WisPolitics.com this afternoon he is resigning as assistant majority leader, but won’t step down from his southeastern Wisconsin Assembly...

Taylor ordered to attend training for bullying staffers

State Sen. Lena Taylor was ordered to undergo training after it was found she bullied an employee who filed a complaint against her as...

DOJ says it won’t file appeal with Supreme Court to delay special elections call

The Department of Justice says it isn't going to request a delay for the guv to call special elections in the 1st SD and...

Court of Appeals denies Walker’s request to delay call for special elections

An appellate court today refused to delay the deadline to call special elections in two legislative seats as GOP lawmakers continued to forge ahead...
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