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Assembly passes resolution recognizing National Bible Week

-- The Assembly today passed a resolution to recognize the week of Thanksgiving as National Bible Week.  "For centuries the bible has been recognized as...
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GOP leaders close out guv’s special session calls on guns without taking up bills

GOP legislative leaders late Thursday quickly dismissed Tony Evers’ call for a special session on new gun restrictions and shrugged off criticism they were...
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Assembly signs off on suicide prevention package

The Assembly late this evening passed a series of bills stemming from recommendations made by the Speaker’s Task Force on Suicide Prevention.  The hours-long scheduled...
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Assembly fails to override three budget vetoes

Assembly GOP lawmakers failed to meet the two-thirds threshold to override three of Gov. Tony Evers’ budget vetoes. After more than two hours of...
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Senate approves new deadline for end of Miller Park sales tax

The state Senate today voted to put a hard deadline on ending the five-county sales tax that helped build Milwaukee’s Miller Park, clearing the...
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Senate approves constitutional amendment to place new limit’s on guv’s partial-veto power

Guvs would no longer be able to use their partial-veto authority to increase state spending beyond what lawmakers had approved under a constitutional amendment...
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Senate approves two bills to toughen drunk driving penalties

The state Senate signed off today on two bills that would stiffen the penalties for drunk driving, including one that would set a minimum...
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Senate rejects Pfaff nomination along party lines

With Tony Evers watching from the wings, the state Senate today voted along party lines Tuesday to reject the nomination of Brad Pfaff as...
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Fitzgerald says Senate moving ahead with Pfaff vote, doubts GOP members will support DATCP...

Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, said today the Senate will move ahead with a planned vote on the nomination of Brad Pfaff to serve...
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Evers calls for special session to address gun violence

Gov. Tony Evers today issued an executive order calling a special session of the Legislature starting Nov. 7 to deal with gun violence. Evers’ order...
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Assembly sends lemonade stand bill to Evers’ desk

The Assembly today passed by voice vote a measure that would allow minors to operate temporary stands without a permit or license.  The measure, which...
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Assembly supports basing F-35 fighter jets in Madison

The Assembly today backed a resolution expressing support for basing F-35 fighter jets at the Air National Guard Base in Madison. This comes after some...
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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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