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Senate approves pre-empting local employment laws after nixing Assembly change

The state Senate today approved legislation prohibiting municipalities from creating their own local labor laws after stripping out a change the Assembly made last...
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Senate unanimously approves amended youth prisons bills

The Senate this afternoon unanimously passed a juvenile corrections bill that’s largely in line with the version the Assembly passed last month reviving a...
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Republicans approve revised child tax credit with Dem vote

The state Senate today signed off on a $100 per-child credit and a scaled back sales tax holiday as part of a deal GOP...
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Senate approves resolution to move along stalled budgets

The Senate approved 18-14 along party lines changing chamber ruled to add a trigger to move the budget along if the Joint Finance Committee...
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Senate concurs on Assembly change to drunk driving bill

The DOT would permanently revoke a license if the driver had two or more “qualifying convictions” and two OWI offenses within a 15-year period. The...

Fitzgerald says Senate near deals on juvenile justice, school safety

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said this morning his caucus has agreed to do the guv's $100 per-child tax credit with the sales tax...
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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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