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Senate Dems use procedural move for a second time to block final vote on...

Senate Dems used a procedural move to block legislation that would exempt direct primary care agreements from state insurance laws. Dem complained that an Assembly...
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Dems use procedural move to block final vote on GOP tax package

Senate Dems used a procedural move late this afternoon to put off a final vote on a $392 million GOP package that would reduce...
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Republicans reject Dem effort to extend bar hours during DNC

Dems sought unsuccessfully today to get the Senate to sign off on extending bar hours to 4 a.m. during the party’s national convention in...
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Senate confirms DNR, Children and Families secretaries

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Natural Resources Secretary Preston Cole and Children and Families Secretary Emilie Amundson The vote on Cole was unanimous, while Sen....
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Constitutional convention resolution passes Assembly nearly along party lines

The Assembly passed a joint resolution calling for the second constitutional convention of the states in U.S. history to approve a balanced budget and...
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Assembly passes largely bipartisan water quality bill package

Assembly lawmakers passed a largely bipartisan group of bills from the Speaker's Task Force on Water Quality. But task force members from both parties agreed...

Assembly unanimously passes pharmacy benefit manager bill

-- The Assembly today unanimously backed a bill that would create new regulations for middlemen between drug manufacturers and pharmacies that negotiate prices with...
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Assembly sends OWI bill, four others to Evers’ desk

A bill that would raise mandatory minimum prison sentences for fifth- and sixth-offense drunk driving offenses is on its way to the governor’s desk.   Under...
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Assembly passes sexual assault kit bill

A divided Assembly voted along party lines to move forward with a bill that would put guidelines in place for the collection, testing and...
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“Tougher on Crime” bills pass Assembly largely along party lines

The Assembly approved largely along party lines a series of bills from the GOP “Tougher on Crime” package meant to increase penalties for repeat...
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Assembly passes free expression bill, Dems deem it unnecessary

The Assembly today passed a bill that would establish mandatory punishments for UW System students who "materially or substantially disrupt the free expression of...
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Assembly passes divisive resolution proclaiming Roe V. Wade anniversary as “Protect Life Day”

The Assembly passed a joint resolution that would proclaim tomorrow, the 47th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, to...
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Assembly approves mental health pilot program, among other bills

Assembly lawmakers today passed a bill that would establish a mental health pilot program for schools in Outagamie County. Dems criticized AB 644, saying a...
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Senate signs off on bills from Assembly task forces on suicide prevention, adoption

The Senate signed off on two of the seven bills from a package created out of the Speaker’s Task Force on Suicide Prevention. It also...
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Senate approves homeless bill, Dems call for more action

The Senate unanimously approved a $1 million boost to grants supporting emergency homeless shelters as Dems pressed their GOP colleagues to do more. AB 119...
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