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Ballweg joins Dem colleagues in committee vote against transgender athlete bills

GOP state Sen. Joan Ballweg joined two of her Dem colleagues in voting against bills that would ban transgender students who were born male...
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Assembly passes bills backers say would ban critical race theory in schools, government employee...

The Assembly passed along party lines in separate 60-38 votes two bills GOP-backers say would ban critical race theory from student lessons and training...
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Senate, Assembly pass bills requiring posting of learning materials, schools’ financial information

Both houses of the Legislature today signed off on bills that would require school districts to post more information about what they teach and...
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Senate approves bill requiring health care professionals to provide care to babies that survive...

The state Senate today voted along party lines to approve legislation that would require health care professionals to provide care to babies that survive...
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Senate confirms four of Evers’ cabinet picks

The Senate today confirmed four members of Gov. Tony Evers’ cabinet, including two who have been waiting since early 2019 for a vote. Evers announced...
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Assembly fails to override guv’s veto on unemployment payments

Assembly Republicans today fell short of the two-thirds vote needed to override Gov. Tony Evers’ veto of a bill to cut off extra unemployment...
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Senate approves budget, clearing way for Evers action

The state Senate put the final touches on the Legislature’s $89.2 billion budget Wednesday, clearing the way for the document to head to Dem...
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Senate backs amended bill on police use of force

The Senate today backed an Assembly change in use-of-force legislation that was requested by the Milwaukee Police Association, eliminating the original bill’s provision to...
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Senate sends personal property tax repeal to Evers’ desk

The Senate voted 20-12 to repeal the personal property tax imposed on business equipment, sending the proposal to Gov. Tony Evers. The Senate signed off...
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GOP budget clears Assembly with support of four Dems

The state Assembly voted 64-34 late Tuesday to approve an $89.2 billion two-year state budget that would cut state income and local property taxes...
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Assembly passes bill to eliminate personal property tax

The Assembly today passed a bill that would eliminate Wisconsin’s personal property tax, which businesses pay on furnishings and equipment. Lawmakers made two changes to...
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Assembly passes bills on unemployment insurance, legislative human resources office and Milwaukee dredged material...

The Assembly today passed three bills approved 14-0 by the Joint Finance Committee, sending them to the Senate. AB 406 would prevent increases in unemployment...
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Senate passes bill to allow transfer students to participate in interscholastic sports

The state Senate passed a bill that would allow transfer students to participate in school sports. The bill would prohibit school districts from participating in...
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Senate sends opioid settlement bill to Evers

Senators today nearly along party lines passed a bill that would give the GOP-controlled Joint Finance Committee final say over opioid lawsuit settlements. AB 374...
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Senate sends Evers bill prohibiting enforcement of certain future federal gun laws

The Senate voted today to send Gov. Tony Evers a bill that would prohibit Wisconsin law enforcement from enforcing certain future federal gun laws. AB...
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