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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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GOP tax cut bill clears Assembly on party-line vote

A Republican tax cut plan is on its way to the Senate after it cleared the Assembly this afternoon 61-33. The party-line vote came after Gov....
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Lawmakers clash over competing Black History Month resolutions

The Assembly clashed over two competing version of resolutions honoring Black History Month shortly after gaveling in for its second floor session of the...
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Assembly approved pre-existing conditions bill; Evers says doesn’t go far enough

The Assembly today passed a bill that would provide state protections to those with pre-existing conditions after adding an amendment GOP authors said "mirrors"...
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Legislature approves pushing back to Feb. 28 deadline for Evers to deliver budget

The Legislature today voted today to give Tony Evers until Feb. 28 to deliver his budget address, short of the extension the guv wanted...
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Senate approves session rules

Senate Republicans today voted along party lines to approve new rules for the chambers, including a provision banning anyone in the gallery from recording...
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Assembly Republicans to amend pre-existing conditions bill to ban annual and lifetime limits

Assembly Republicans are planning to introduce an amendment to the pre-existing conditions bill that "mirrors" the Affordable Care Act's provisions banning annual and lifetime...
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Evers, Republicans lay down markers on Medicaid expansion debate

Tony Evers and GOP lawmakers today laid down markers on the upcoming fight over expanding Medicaid, with the new guv saying he made clear...
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Vos adds seven positions to speaker’s office

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, who has said he wanted to staff up with Dem Tony Evers taking over the East Wing, has added seven...
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