The state Assembly is preparing to pass a Republican bill that would allow developers to fill state wetlands without a permit.Read More »
The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a bill allowing low-spending school districts in Wisconsin to raise property taxes without a vote. The bill, passed 91-2 on Tuesday, would apply only to districts where votes have not rejected a property-tax increase in the past three years. The goal is to eliminate an inequity in the school aid formula that has penalized low-spending districts.
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The Legislature's budget committee has unanimously passed Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to invest $50 million a year in rural economic development projects.Read More »
President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that it's now or never when it comes to extending protections for young immigrants, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell threw his weight behind legislation embodying the president's priorities.Read More »
President Donald Trump released a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an era of $1 trillion-plus federal deficits and — unlike the plan he released last year — never comes close to promising a balanced ledger even after 10 years.Read More »
The National Association of Realtors led a spike in lobbying in the final three months of 2017 as it and other trades organizations battled for the biggest breaks possible in the most far-sweeping tax overhaul the country has passed in more than 30 years.Read More »