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Vukmir, Hutton introduce bill to completely repeal prevailing wage

Two GOP lawmakers are circulating a bill to completely repeal prevailing wage, days after a provision in Walker's budget doing just that was eliminated...

Neylon presses ahead with REINS Act

The Assembly author of what backers call the REINS Act said the decision by the Joint Finance Committee to pull the guv's version of...

Bipartisan bill aims to connect veterans to farming opportunities

A new bipartisan bill that looks to connect veterans with farming opportunities would open up new workforce possibilities for servicemen and women, according to...

Ryan raises $2.9 million for personal campaign committee

House Speaker Paul Ryan's personal campaign committee raised $564,662 from individuals and committees in the first three months of the year, and he reported...

MON PM Update: Senate amendment to rural broadband bill faces difficulties in Assembly

From WisPolitics.com ... -- An amendment the Senate added to a rural broadband bill that would ban providers from collecting their customers' information without...

Milwaukee attorney Peter Peckarsky running for open DNC seat

Peter Peckarsky, a Milwaukee attorney who ran unsuccessfully to chair the national Dem Party, is now running for Wisconsin's open seat on the DNC. Meanwhile,...

Senate amendment to rural broadband bill faces difficulty in Assembly

An amendment the Senate added to a rural broadband bill that would ban providers from collecting their customers' information without permission appears to be...

THU PM Update: JFC to work off guv’s budget except for transportation

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- Joint Finance will work off the guv's budget as it begins making changes except for the...

JFC to work off base for transportation, removes 83 non-fiscal items from budget

Joint Finance will work off the guv’s budget as it begins making changes except for the Department of Transportation, where the committee will use...

‘Blue Lives Matter’ bill receives mixed testimony

An Assembly committee today heard mixed testimony on what some have dubbed a “Blue Lives Matter” bill, with a series of opponents speaking against...

Baldwin, Johnson under fire for votes on Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch

U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson are taking fire from their opposing parties over their votes on President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination. The two...

WED PM Update: Ryan says House in ‘concepts stage’ of new health care bill

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com ... -- House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, acknowledged today that Republicans' efforts to undo the Affordable Care Act...

Nearly $700 million in school referendum questions approved

Voters across the state approved some $699.7 million in school referendum questions and rejected $265.1 million in asks on the April ballots. The highest asks...

Amid lower turnout, Evers dominates Holtz in 9 of state’s 10 biggest counties

State Superintendent Tony Evers dominated challenger Lowell Holtz in nine of the state’s 10 biggest counties, even as turnout across those counties dipped overall...

Former Supreme Court justices against proposal to overhaul recusal rules

Two former conservative justices are among 11 retired members of the judiciary urging the Supreme Court to reject a proposal to overhaul recusal rules. Fifty-four...
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