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GOP tax cut bill clears Assembly on party-line vote

A Republican tax cut plan is on its way to the Senate after it cleared the Assembly this afternoon 61-33. The party-line vote came after Gov....
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Lawmakers clash over competing Black History Month resolutions

The Assembly clashed over two competing version of resolutions honoring Black History Month shortly after gaveling in for its second floor session of the...
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Assembly approved pre-existing conditions bill; Evers says doesn’t go far enough

The Assembly today passed a bill that would provide state protections to those with pre-existing conditions after adding an amendment GOP authors said "mirrors"...
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Legislature approves pushing back to Feb. 28 deadline for Evers to deliver budget

The Legislature today voted today to give Tony Evers until Feb. 28 to deliver his budget address, short of the extension the guv wanted...
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Senate approves session rules

Senate Republicans today voted along party lines to approve new rules for the chambers, including a provision banning anyone in the gallery from recording...
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Assembly Republicans to amend pre-existing conditions bill to ban annual and lifetime limits

Assembly Republicans are planning to introduce an amendment to the pre-existing conditions bill that "mirrors" the Affordable Care Act's provisions banning annual and lifetime...
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Evers, Republicans lay down markers on Medicaid expansion debate

Tony Evers and GOP lawmakers today laid down markers on the upcoming fight over expanding Medicaid, with the new guv saying he made clear...
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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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