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Judge refuses to delay timeline for guv to call special elections in 1st SD,...

A Dane County judge who denied a motion to delay the timeline for the guv to call two special elections ripped the state DOJ’s...

DOJ asks judge to push back deadline for Walker to call special elections

The state DOJ late Monday asked a Dane County judge to push back the deadline for Gov. Scott Walker to call special elections in...

GOP bill drops requirement guvs have to call special elections ‘as promptly as possible’

Guvs would no longer have to call special elections "as promptly as possible" to fill legislative vacancies under a plan GOP leaders introduced Monday...
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Bill to let schools share camera footage with police clears Assembly

The Assembly today signed off on a bill that would let school boards share camera footage with police. But the legislation faces an uncertain future...
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Assembly sends $100 million school safety plan to Walker’s desk

A $100 million school safety proposal is heading to Gov. Scott Walker’s desk after the Assembly signed off on the plan 78-8. Representatives passed the...
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Assembly signs off on background checks bill, sending it to the Senate

A bill with a provision to expand state-level background checks to rifles and shotguns cleared the Assembly on a voice vote, heading to the...
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Assembly signs off on Senate changes to a series of bills, sending them to...

The Assembly today signed off on the Senate’s version of a series of bills to prohibit local governments from enacting their own laws related...
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Assembly gavels in, passes tweaked juvenile justice bill

A tweaked plan to overhaul the state’s juvenile corrections system is now on its way to Gov. Scott Walker’s desk after passing the Assembly...
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Senate signs off on $100 million school safety plan

The Senate Tuesday night signed off on its version of a plan aimed at increasing school safety on a 28-4 vote. The proposal, adopted as...
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Bill to overhaul court procedures clears Senate with key amendment

The Senate today voted 18-14 to pass the so-called tort reform bill with key changes that got enough GOP lawmakers on board to pass...
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Senate approves $7 million campaign to bring workers to Wisconsin

A bill that would set aside funding for a multi-million dollar marketing program to attract more workers to Wisconsin is now heading to Gov....
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Senate passes bill adding new regulations to landlord-tenant relations

The Senate signed off 18-14 on a bill that would make sweeping changes to landlord-tenant laws. The legislation, which previously cleared the Assembly, now heads to...
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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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