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Assembly signs off on construction project employee raises

The Assembly unanimously approved a series of bills that would raise wages for collective bargaining employee contracts for construction projects. The move came after the...
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Assembly passes adoption package

A split Assembly today signed off on a set of bills that would overhaul aspects of the state's adoption system. The eight-bill package stemmed from...
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Assembly passes child support and placement package

The Assembly today approved a nine-bill package designed to update placement and support obligations for children whose parents are divorced or separated. The package, which...
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Assembly fails to override Evers’ nurse training veto

Three Dems sided with Gov. Tony Evers to deny GOP lawmakers a veto on a bill that would have reduced the number of training...
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Assembly passes resolution to name Capitol tree ‘Wisconsin State Christmas Tree’

The Assembly today approved a resolution to call the evergreen displayed each year in the rotunda the "Wisconsin State Christmas Tree." The resolution, which just...
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Bill adding new circuit court judgeships passes Assembly vote

-- A bill that would add 12 new circuit court branches passed the Assembly by voice vote today and is now on its way...
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Assembly passes bill to regulate expanding hemp industry

The Assembly today passed a measure that would bring Wisconsin’s hemp regulations in line with federal guidelines, boosting the state’s chances of gaining lead...
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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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