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Assembly panel approves GOP-authored bills on homelessness

An Assembly committee today signed off on four GOP-authored bills to address homelessness, with two of them passing unanimously. One bill from Sen. Alberta Darling,...

Daniel Speckhard pops up as possible Dem guv candidate

Daniel Speckhard, a former ambassador who now works for Lutheran World Relief in Baltimore, has emerged as another possible Dem candidate for guv, according...

Shilling appoints Wendelberger to Ethics Commission

Shilling today appointed Milwaukee attorney Jeralyn Wendelberger to replace former AG Peg Lautenschlager on the Wisconsin Ethics Commission. According to Shilling's office, Wendelberger's background includes...

Shilling slams Fitzgerald criticism over Sentry hiring Lassa as lobbyist

Jennifer Shilling today slammed Scott Fitzgerald's criticism of Sentry hiring their former Dem colleague Julie Lassa as a lobbyist, saying the Juneau Republican "can't...

State Supreme Court rejects petition to change recusal rules

The state Supreme Court has rejected a petition from 54 retired judges and justices to change its recusal rules, with the conservative majority voting...

THU News Summary: Trump backs Baldwin’s ‘Buy America’ bill

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers **************************************** Thursday, May 4: WisPolitics.com luncheon: "Medicaid in Transition" The WisPolitics.com lunch at the Madison Club on Thursday, May 4...

THU AM Update: Assembly committee to take up opioid abuse bills today

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers   Advertisement The Madison Club From WisPolitics.com ... -- An Assembly committee today will take up the last two special session...

Dem Party presses Trump on ‘Buy America’ efforts

The state Dem party in an ad yesterday urged President Donald Trump to prioritize Wisconsin workers, following his signing of an executive order on...

WED PM Update: Former Sen. Lassa to lobby for Sentry Insurance; Stockbridge-Munsee suing state,...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, today ripped Sentry's decision to hire former Dem Sen. Julie...

ACLU asks federal judge to halt ‘excessive’ use of solitary confinement

The ACLU today asked a federal judge to halt the state's "excessive" use of solitary confinement, pepper spray and physical restraints at the Lincoln...

Dems make another push for amendment on Citizens United

Dem lawmakers are once again looking to ask state voters if they'd support a constitutional amendment to limit spending in elections. The bill, from Rep....

Baldwin says she’s ‘hopeful’ Trump will join her on Buy America efforts

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin said today she's looking to President Trump to pressure Congress to back her Buy America legislation, following a comment he...

DHS releases draft of Medicaid waiver request

The Department of Health Services says its efforts to drug test some Medicaid enrollees would help the state "identify members with unmet substance abuse...

Stockbridge-Munsee sues state, Ho-Chunk over expansion of gaming facility

The Stockbridge-Munsee Community is suing the state and the Ho-Chunk Nation over the growth of a gaming facility in central Wisconsin that the lawsuit...

Dems slam bill prohibiting GIB from providing aboritions

A bill that would prohibit the Group Insurance Board from providing abortions for public employees or contracting to do so "corrects a practice" Wisconsinites...
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