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Assembly Republicans send abortion bills to Evers

Dem Rep. Lisa Subeck slammed Republicans today for approving a series of new abortion restrictions, saying they were doing “absolutely nothing to improve the...
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Assembly approves bill allowing pharmacists to prescribe contraceptives

The Assembly today signed off on allowing pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives with seven Republicans opposed. AB 36, now headed to the Senate after an...
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Assembly passes workforce housing bills

The Assembly also passed seven bills aimed at increasing workforce housing, which supporters argued would help address the state's labor shortage. One bill would require...
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Assembly passes grade school reading assessment overhaul

The Assembly voted 62-32 today to overhaul reading assessments for Wisconsin grade schoolers. The bill has already cleared the Senate and now heads to Gov....
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Senate approves nine bills from sporting heritage package

The state Senate signed off on nine bills that Republicans introduced as part of a sporting heritage package, including legislation that would direct the...
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Senate approves abortion bills along party lines

The Senate voted today along party lines to ban abortions if they’re sought due to the sex, race or disability of the fetus and...
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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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