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Remaining abortion-related bills pass Assembly

The remaining GOP-backed abortion-related bills passed the state Assembly this afternoon without any Democratic support. The three bills' passage came after the chamber voted to...
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‘Born alive’ bill passes Assembly on 62-35 vote

A GOP bill to require care for those who survive an abortion is heading to the state Senate after clearing a divided Assembly this...
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Bill to overhaul state’s expungement process clears Assembly

A bipartisan bill to overhaul the state's expungement process is heading to the state Senate after passing the Assembly this afternoon via voice vote. The...
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Senate approves changes to water pollution credits system

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously backed changes to the state's water pollution credits system. The bill, which next goes to the Assembly, would create a...
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Senate, Assembly approve ‘Marsy’s Law’ amendment

The Senate and Assembly have signed off on a constitutional amendment that would add more rights for crime victims. The measure will now head to...
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Senate confirms Wolfe as Elections administrator

The Senate today unanimously confirmed Meagan Wolfe as Elections Commission administrator, making her the agency's first permanent leader since it was created in 2016. The...
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Assembly, Senate in session today

The Assembly and Senate are each taking up a measure aiming to bolster crime victims' rights during the chambers' sessions today, the Legislature's only...
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Fitzgerald: Appointment controversy imperils Evers cabinet picks

Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, said Tuesday several of Tony Evers’ cabinet picks were in danger of being rejected by Senate Republicans following the...
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Legislature approves removing offensive terms like ‘mentally retarded’ from administrative rules

Both houses of the Legislature approved legislation Tuesday that would replace offensive phrases in administrative rules such as “mentally retarded” with “intellectual disability.” Though it...
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Legislature votes to name highway interchange after former lawmaker Ellis

Members of the state Legislature paid tribute to former Sen. Mike Ellis on Tuesday as they voted to name a highway interchange in Winnebago...
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Assembly, Senate in session; State of the Tribes address today

Both the Assembly and Senate are in session today, the same day of the annual State of the Tribes address. Chairman Tehassi Hill of the...
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GOP leaders send tax cut bill to Evers, moving up timeline to act

GOP legislative leaders Thursday sent the Republican version of the middle-class tax cut to Tony Evers, moving up the timeline for the guv to...
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Senate sends Republican tax cut bill to Evers’ desk

The GOP tax cut plan is heading to Gov. Tony Evers’ desk after Senate Republicans voted to advance it over Dems’ objections tonight. The bill,...
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Senate Republicans rebuff attempt to add Kaepernick to Black History Month resolution

Dem Sens. Lena Taylor and LaTonya Johnson -- the only African-Americans serving in the Senate -- ripped into their white GOP colleagues today, questioning...
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Assembly unanimously passes amended Black History Month resolution

The Assembly unanimously passed an amended version of a resolution honoring Black History Month after lawmakers clashed over competing versions earlier this afternoon. The...
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