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Assembly Republicans pass rule changes despite Dem objections

Rep. Jimmy Anderson joined his fellow Assembly Dems in voting against accommodations allowing him to call into committee meetings even after GOP leaders pulled...
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Assembly sends 9/11 memorial bill to Evers’ desk

The Assembly today unanimously approved a bill that would designate a section of state highway 28 in Dodge and Washington counties as the "Wisconsin...
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Assembly passes bill making it a felony to damage pipelines

The Assembly today voted to approve a measure that would make it a felony to trespass or damage oil or gas pipelines.  AB 426 would...
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Senate backs basing F-35s at Madison air base

The Senate approved via voice vote a resolution expressing support for basing F-35 fighter jets at the Air National Guard Base in Madison after...
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Senate approves new procedures for handling rape test kits

The Senate unanimously signed off on creating a statutory procedure for handling, processing and storing rape test kits. It also unanimously backed a new process...
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Senate votes to ban bestiality, allow minors to run food stands without a license

The Senate voted today to make it a felony to have sexual contact with an animal, allow minors to operate food stands without a...
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Senate confirms five of Evers cabinet picks

The Senate unanimously backed five of Tony Evers’ picks to serve in his cabinet, the first confirmation votes since the guv’s agency heads all...
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Senate approves transportation package

The state Senate signed off on four transportation bills, including three that cleared the Assembly last week. The package is part of a promise Senate...
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Senate approves using revenue from online sales to cut income taxes

The state Senate on Wednesday unanimously signed off on a plan to use additional revenue from online sales to reduce income taxes by $136.1...
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Senate approves delaying closure of youth prisons

The state’s troubled youth prisons would close six months later than originally planned, while counties would get additional time to apply for grants to...
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Online tax bill designed to lower income taxes clears Assembly

The Assembly today also approved a measure that would use additional sales tax revenue collected from online retailers to lower income tax rates. The bill...
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Assembly signs off on transportation package

The Assembly today approved four measures from the so-called Road to Sustainability package authored by Rep. Joe Sanfelippo: *AB 273 would offer ways for...
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Assembly signs off on tweaks to youth justice law

The Assembly signed off on a bill modifying a law passed last session that restructured the state's juvenile justice program. The bill, which received...
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Assembly approves two drunk driving measures

The Assembly today passed a pair of bills that stiffen penalties for drunken drivers. AB 15 and 17 would require those charged with first-offense OWI...
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Assembly votes to end Miller Park tax

The Assembly today voted to ensure the sales tax created to pay for the Milwaukee Brewers stadium would end in 2020. The 0.1 percent sales...
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