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Assembly approves package to fund police recruitment, retention and training with ARPA dollars

The Assembly today approved a series of bills to use federal ARPA money to fund recruitment, retention and training efforts for police officers, sending...
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Assembly approves bills aimed at addressing high staff vacancy rates at prisons

Dem Rep. Evan Goyke slammed his colleagues for supporting a bill that would allow guards at the state’s juvenile prisons to use pepper spray...
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GOP bill to make rioting a felony headed to Evers’ desk

The Legislature approved a measure making it a Class I felony for anyone who intentionally participates in a riot that results in substantial damages...
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Assembly GOP passes COVID-19 vaccine bills

GOP COVID-19 bills prohibiting discrimination based on vaccination status and accepting natural immunity instead of proof of vaccination will be sent to the Senate...
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Senate sends critical race theory bill to Evers’ desk

The state Senate today signed off on legislation that backers say would ban the teaching of critical race theory in Wisconsin K-12 schools, clearing...
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State Senate signs off on amendments barring non-residents from voting, giving lawmakers say in...

The state Senate today gave initial approval to constitutional amendments that would bar non-residents from voting in state or local elections and give lawmakers...
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Assembly approves lowering concealed-carry age to 18, passes 4 other gun-related bills

Assembly Republicans today approved lowering the age to obtain a concealed carry permit, allowing those with a license to have a weapon in the...
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GOP redistricting maps headed to Evers following Assembly passage, veto expected

The Assembly approved new GOP-backed legislative and congressional maps today after some Dems berated both the Republicans lines and a proposal from a commission...
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Senate approves GOP redistricting maps along party lines

The state Senate voted 21-12 along party lines to sign off on GOP-authored maps that would likely strengthen Republican majorities in both houses of...
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Assembly Republicans send abortion bills to Evers

Dem Rep. Lisa Subeck slammed Republicans today for approving a series of new abortion restrictions, saying they were doing “absolutely nothing to improve the...
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Assembly approves bill allowing pharmacists to prescribe contraceptives

The Assembly today signed off on allowing pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives with seven Republicans opposed. AB 36, now headed to the Senate after an...
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Assembly passes workforce housing bills

The Assembly also passed seven bills aimed at increasing workforce housing, which supporters argued would help address the state's labor shortage. One bill would require...
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Assembly passes grade school reading assessment overhaul

The Assembly voted 62-32 today to overhaul reading assessments for Wisconsin grade schoolers. The bill has already cleared the Senate and now heads to Gov....
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Senate approves nine bills from sporting heritage package

The state Senate signed off on nine bills that Republicans introduced as part of a sporting heritage package, including legislation that would direct the...
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Senate approves abortion bills along party lines

The Senate voted today along party lines to ban abortions if they’re sought due to the sex, race or disability of the fetus and...
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