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Assembly approves bill on U.S. constitutional convention after lengthy debate

The state Assembly today approved a bill that would add Wisconsin to the list of states calling for a constitutional convention on a balanced...
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Senate passes last 2 special session bills to combat opioid abuse

The Senate signed off on two bills designed to combat the state’s heroin problem, including one that would add new protections from prosecution for...
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Senate approves bipartisan choice bill

Schools in the choice program would have to begin doing background checks on prospective employees, but no longer face other administrative requirements under legislation...
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Senate approves allowing home bakers to sell goods without a license

Those who sell homebaked or canned goods would no longer have to get a food processing license or other certifications from the state and...
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Ginseng would become state herb under bill Senate approves

Ginseng would become the state herb under legislation the Senate passed via voice today. It would join a growing list of official state items, following...
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Senate approves making Veterans Day state holiday

The Senate approved by voice vote adding Veterans Day to the list of holidays where state agencies are closed, which would make Wisconsin the...
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Senate approves placing restrictions on deer feeding bans

The Senate approved 20-13 placing a three-year limit on restrictions on feeding deer in counties after chronic wasting disease or bovine tuberculosis has been...
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Senate approves new penalties for carjacking

The Senate approved 26-7 legislation to create a specific felony for carjacking and up the penalties for repeat offenses. SB 58 would carry fines of...
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Senate today will vote on last 2 special session bills; Assembly to take up...

Both the Senate and Assembly are in session today, with the Senate planning to send the last of the special session bills looking to...
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Assembly adjourns after passing bills on public assistance programs

The Assembly has adjourned after passing several bills making changes to state public assistance programs. That included a bill, AB 240, that adds W-2 participants...
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Dems say work requirements bill would contribute to homelessness

The state Assembly today approved 61-35 a bill that would set up a pilot program adding work requirements for those who get federal housing vouchers. The...
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Assembly sends bill on correctional child abuse reporting to Walker’s desk

The state Assembly today passed a bill requiring juvenile correctional officers to report any child abuse they see while on the job, sending the bill...
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Child labor permits bill passes Senate, heads to guv’s desk

A bill that would eliminate the requirement that minors aged 16 or 17 obtain a child work permit passed the Senate today on a 20-12...
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Bill that would require DOT to account for inflation in road project cost estimates...

A bill that would require DOT to account for inflation in future road project cost estimates passed the Senate today on a voice vote. The DOT...
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Broadband expansion bill back before the Senate today; Assembly to take up delivery robots...

The Senate plans to take up a child labor permits bill today, while the Assembly’s considering a bill that would allow delivery robots to...
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