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Assembly passes bill on child work permits, broadband legislation

The state Assembly today passed 64-34 a bill that would eliminate the requirement that minors aged 16 or 17 obtain a child work permit. Rep....
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Senate signs off on bills to combat heroin, head to guv next

The Senate overwhelmingly signed off on a series of bills designed to combat opioid addiction, the latest package of legislation to address Wisconsin’s heroin...
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Senate confirms Walker cabinet picks, PSC commissioner, Elections, Ethics appointments

The Senate signed off on two of the guv’s cabinet secretaries, his pick for a spot on the PSC and four appointments to the...
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Senate taking up REINS Act, Assembly voting on high-capacity wells bill

The Senate plans to take up the REINS Act when it convenes this morning, while the Assembly has the high-capacity wells bill on...
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Assembly approves bill on Dane County zoning rules

The state Assembly today approved legislation 57-34 that would ease the process for Dane County towns to opt out of the county’s zoning rules. Dems...
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High-capacity well bill clears Senate, heads to Assembly

The state Senate this morning signed off on legislation 19-13 loosening regulations of high-capacity wells over Dem protests it would privatize the state’s waters...

Barca pushes back against GOP concerns on Dem fundraising appeal

Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca pushed back on GOP concerns over a fundraising appeal Dems sent out during today's debate on opioid addiction bills, though...
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Assembly adjourns after passing several bills, will return Thursday

The Assembly has adjourned after passing several bills but will be back on Thursday morning to vote on a bill Dems objected to today. The...
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Assembly passes nine special session bills on opioid abuse

Despite a contentious debate on several Dem amendments, the state Assembly today signed off on nine special session bills on opioid abuse. Dems sought to...
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Senate to take up high-cap wells bill tomorrow morning

The Senate will reconvene tomorrow morning to continue discussion on a high-capacity wells bill after Dems objected to a third reading of the legislation this evening. Senate Majority...
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Assembly battles over Medicaid expansion during opioid debate

Assembly Republicans are turning back an effort from Dems to accept the Medicaid expansion during today's debate on several special session bills on opioid abuse. Republicans also...
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Assembly approves bill making cheese official state dairy product

The state Assembly today unanimously approved a bill designating cheese as the official state dairy product. The proposal, approved 96-0, was the idea of a...
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Senate amends broadband bill to add privacy protections

The Senate unanimously signed off on legislation that would alter the criteria for broadband expansion grants and make $18.5 million more available after amending...
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Shilling spox: Senate Dems will object to final vote for high-capacity well bill

Senate Dems today will object to a final vote on the high-capacity well bill, a procedural move that would delay Senate action on the...
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Senate, Assembly in session today

The Senate will take up the high-capacity wells bill when it hits the floor this morning, as well as SB 49, which would alter...
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