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Assembly approves bill to allow state farmers to grow industrial hemp

The Assembly signed off on a bill that would let Wisconsin farmers grow industrial hemp, sending it to the guv’s desk. The bill passed on...
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Bills overhauling barber, cosmetologist, hair salon licenses clear Assembly

The state would overhaul its licenses for barbers, cosmetologists and hair salons under legislation that cleared the Assembly and is now headed to the...
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Bill on water ski spotters passes Assembly

Those towing waterskiers would no longer need a second person in the boat acting as a spotter so long as the boat is equipped...
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Assembly signs off on bill to help individuals replace lead pipes

The Assembly approved allowing municipalities to provide assistance to those replacing private lead service lines, but covering less of the costs than the Senate...
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Assembly approves bill setting new standards for police body cam footage

Victims could prevent the release of footage from the body cameras some police officers wear under legislation the Assembly approved on a voice vote...
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‘Marsy’s Law’ amendment clears Assembly

The Assembly signed off today 81-10 on a constitutional amendment that would add additional protections for crime victims. Known as “Marsy’s Law,” the amendment has...
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Senate signs off on sulfide mining bill, sending it to guv’s desk

The Senate this evening signed off on the GOP sulfide mining bill, sending it to Gov. Scott Walker's desk. The bill passed on a 19-14...
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Senate passes bill eliminating minimum hunting age

The state would drop its requirement that a child be at least 10 years old to participate in a hunting mentorship program under legislation...
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Wisconsin joins push for balanced budget amendment

Wisconsin today became the 28th state to call for a constitutional convention to propose a balanced budget amendment, leaving the push six short of...
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Senate approves bill raising bar for recounts

Losing candidates would face a higher bar to seek a recount under legislation the Senate approved today that would have prevented Green Party presidential...
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Senate approves industrial hemp bill

The Senate unanimously approved legislation today that would open the door to Wisconsin farmers again growing industrial hemp. SB 119 would require the Department of...
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Senate approves five crime bills

The state Senate approved five bills today that backers said would help crack down on violent offenders and protect those who have been victimized...
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‘Homeowners’ Bill of Rights’ legislation passes Assembly, Senate

Both houses of the Legislature this afternoon OK’d two bills that backers say look to protect personal property rights and reduce regulatory burdens surrounding...
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Assembly gavels in, passes FoodShare bill aiming to promote healthy eating

Shortly after gaveling in this afternoon, the Assembly signed off on a FoodShare bill that looks to promote healthy eating. The bill, which has gained...
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Senate approves crime victims’ constitutional amendment

The state Senate voted 29-4 Tuesday to enshrine in the Wisconsin Constitution additional rights for crime victims such as being treated with dignity, respect,...
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