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Senate sends Evers bill to ban discrimination over COVID-19 vaccines

The Senate voted Tuesday to ban discriminating against someone over whether they’ve received the COVID-19 vaccine and to allow parents to opt out their...
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Senate approve bills to break up MPS, lift income limits on voucher programs

The state would break Milwaukee Public Schools into multiple districts while lifting any income limits on its voucher programs under bills the Senate approved...
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Assembly approves funding replacement for state’s troubled youth prison

Two days after Speaker Robin Vos said the bill was unlikely to move because a site hadn’t been chosen for the facility, the Assembly...
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Assembly approves allowing early processing of absentee ballots as Dems, Republicans accuse each other...

The Assembly approved allowing clerks to begin processing absentee ballots the day before an election, but only after Dems and Republicans accused each other...
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Assembly approves bill to allow people to charge for using electric vehicle charging systems

The Assembly approved in a voice vote the amended version of a bill that would allow people to charge for the use of electric...
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Assembly passes ‘medical freedom’ bill, signs off on tweak to COVID-19 natural immunity legislation

Medical professionals who advise their patients to try alternative treatments for things like COVID-19 couldn’t be disciplined for their guidance under legislation the Assembly...
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Senate sends bills to revamp unemployment, Medical Assistance to Evers

The Senate approved a series of bills that would revamp the unemployment program and add new restrictions to Medical Assistance that backers say would...
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Senate sends Evers bills to create new penalties for retail theft

The Senate voted to create a mandatory minimum sentence for three or more convictions of retail theft. Under AB 829, the minimum sentence for a...
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Senate approves using federal money to give prison guards raises

Wisconsin prison guards would get a raise paid for with federal funds under legislation that cleared the Senate Tuesday. Dems have knocked the bill for...
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Senate approves a dozen election bills with only GOP support

Clerks could no longer fill in missing information on absentee ballot envelopes, private money couldn’t cover public election costs and the Legislature would have...
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Assembly approves series of education related bills

The Assembly approved AB 970, which would eliminate income caps for the state’s three school choice programs. The move would cost property taxpayers $577.3 million...
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Assembly approves bill to break up Milwaukee Public Schools

Dem Rep. Sondy Pope blasted Republicans for passing a bill that would disband Milwaukee Public Schools for what she called a racist attempt to...
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Assembly approves bill to create a “parental bill of rights”

Dems balked as Assembly Republicans today approved a bill that would create a “parental bill of rights” aimed at giving parents more say over...
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Senate unanimously backs funding for new juvenile prison; Vos doubts will make Assembly floor

The Senate voted unanimously to authorize $41.8 million in general fund supported borrowing to build a new juvenile detention facility in Milwaukee County to...
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Legislature approves ban on requiring college, tech students to adopt critical race theory tenets

The Legislature voted Tuesday along party lines to ban the UW or tech college systems from requiring students to “affirm, adopt, or adhere to”...
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