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Bill to ban local governments from creating own labor laws clears Assembly

The Assembly early this morning voted 58-32 along party lines on bill that would prohibit municipalities from creating their own local labor laws with a...
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‘Right to try’ bill clears Assembly, heads to guv’s desk

A bill that would make experimental drugs available to eligible patients passed the Assembly on a voice vote. The so-called "right to try" bill has...
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Assembly approves forfeiture bill, sending it to Walker’s desk

The Assembly signed off on a bill that would require the state to obtain a conviction before police could keep and then sell property...
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Bill to match Foxconn incentives for Kimberly-Clark clears Assembly

The Assembly approved 56-37 a bill aimed at keeping two Kimberly-Clark plants in the Fox Valley. The bill comes after Kimberly-Clark at the end of...
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Assembly signs off on pared back version of so-called ‘Teacher Protection Act’

A scaled back version of a bill aimed at safeguarding teachers and addressing violent behavior in schools cleared the Assembly tonight 58-36. The so called...
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Bill to extend winery hours statewide clears Assembly

The Assembly signed off on a bill that would keep wineries in the state open longer. The bill would let wineries that have a “Class...
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Assembly passes bill to up penalties for repeat drunken driving

A bill that would permanently revoke the driver's license of someone who commits four or more OWI offenses cleared the Assembly tonight on a...
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Bill including $350 million in borrowing for a new prison clears Assembly

The Assembly passed a bill to crack down on those who commit crimes while out on parole that includes a new amendment to add...
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Guv’s $100-per-child rebate, sales tax holiday heads to the Senate

The Assembly signed off on a proposed sales tax holiday and $100-per-child tax rebate, sending it to the Senate where it faces an uncertain...
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Assembly gavels in, passes two separate Black History Month resolutions

Two separate joint resolutions recognizing February as Black History Month cleared the Assembly this afternoon shortly after the chamber gaveled in for its third...
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Assembly signs off on plan to overhaul state juvenile corrections system

The Assembly today unanimously passed a new version of their juvenile corrections plan that would close Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth facilities by...
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Born, Nygren propose adding assistant DA positions

GOP state Reps. John Nygren and Mark Born today proposed adding assistant DA positions in 40 counties starting next year to address staffing shortages. The...
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Assembly advances bill to exempt rent-to-own companies from consumer protection act

A bill that would exempt rent-to-own companies from the state's consumer protection act cleared the Assembly 59-35.   The Republican-authored bill, which backers argued would...
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GOP bill to let businesses self-insure employees clears Assembly

A GOP bill that would let private businesses pool resources and cover their employees’ health care costs passed the Assembly on a 59-36 vote....
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Guv’s $50 million economic development fund proposal clears Assembly

A bill championed by Gov. Scott Walker that would provide funding for economic development programs in rural counties cleared the Assembly 95-0 today. The...
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