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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...

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...

Fitzgerald slams Sentry’s decision to hire Lassa as lobbyist

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, today ripped Sentry's decision to hire former Dem Sen. Julie Lassa to lobby for the insurance firm, calling...

TUE PM Update: Trump vows to ‘protect our jobs’ in Kenosha speech; Parisi passes...

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers - DO NOT FORWARD From WisPolitics.com ... -- President Donald Trump signed an executive order today following a speech at Kenosha-based...

Bill would let robots make deliveries on sidewalks

Lawmakers today heard public testimony on a bill that would let robots take to the sidewalks to make customer deliveries across the state. The hearing...

Advocates praise homelessness bills at committee hearing

Advocates fighting homelessness praised four GOP-authored bills today that they said are a much-needed step forward, though they won't fully solve the problem. The advocates...

Vukmir, co-authors lay out bill partially repealing minimum markup law

Sen. Leah Vukmir and three fellow GOP lawmakers today laid out a bill that would repeal the state's minimum markup law on prescription drugs...

Parisi becomes latest Dem to opt out of 2018 run against Walker

Dane County Exec Joe Parisi said today he's not running for governor, making him the most recent Dem to opt out of challenging Gov....
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