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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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Evers pledges to backers he’ll ‘stay the course’ on biggest priorities

While Gov. Tony Evers acknowledged his biggest priorities might be tough lifts to implement, he pledged to supporters Monday night he would “stay the...

GOP leggie leaders looking to build on past eight years in new session

The Legislature’s two top Republicans today called for building on the accomplishments of the past eight years as their colleagues were sworn in for...

Evers calls for ‘putting people first’ in inaugural address

Echoing a theme from his successful campaign, Tony Evers Monday called for “putting people first” after being sworn in as Wisconsin’s 46th governor. The outgoing...

Kaul calls for universal background checks in inaugural remarks

Dem Josh Kaul bemoaned the lame-duck laws, but called for implementing universal background checks after he was sworn in as attorney general this afternoon. The...

Shilling fears lawmakers will be excluded from potential new deal with Kimberly-Clark

Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling fears the Legislature will be left out of any incentive package the outgoing Walker administration negotiates to keep open...
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Senate rejects pre-existing conditions bill

The state Senate Wednesday rejected a bill to provide new state protections for those with pre-existing conditions, which became a central issue in the...
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Republicans tweak bill to strip Evers of power to appoint WEDC CEO, but restore...

Lawmakers would still strip Gov.-elect Tony Evers of the power to appoint the head of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., under a revised proposal...
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Senate and Assembly approve waiver bill

The Assembly and Senate approved along party lines requiring the Department of Health to receive permission from the Legislature before asking the federal government...
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Senate Republicans still working out final details of extraordinary session bills

The state Senate briefly returned to the floor after a lengthy delay as GOP leaders tried to work out final details on the remaining...
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Senate, Assembly approve transpo extraordinary session bill

The state Senate approved the first of three extraordinary session bills Tuesday evening after pulling a provision that Dems warned would prevent local governments...
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Senate approves 82 Walker appointments despite Evers plea to pull them

The Senate voted 18-15 along party lines to approve 82 of Gov. Scott Walker's appointments, including DOA Secretary Ellen Nowak returning to the Public...
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JFC approves three extraordinary session bills along party lines

The Joint Finance Committee voted 12-4 along party lines early Tuesday to approve three GOP-authored extraordinary session bills after making several tweaks to the...
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Evers calling on JFC members to oppose lame-duck legislation

Governor-elect Tony Evers is calling on the members of the the Joint Committee on Finance to oppose any extraordinary session legislation, saying the bills...
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Nygren argues GOP lawmakers have tried some provisions in bills before

JFC Co-chair John Nygren argued during today's public hearing some of the changes included in the bills are things GOP lawmakers have tried before...
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