It’s always funny to see lawmakers awkwardly trading jabs or even compliments while trying to keep things polite.Read More »
It’s easy to understand why Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to change Wisconsin’s primary method of awarding and overseeing state construction projects has been the subject of little debate among lawmakers.
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It’s a good thing the Wisconsin Legislature is set to hammer out the state budget. These lawmakers must get away from one another. The sooner the Legislature puts the finishing touches on the budget, the sooner Senate and Assembly members ...Read More »
Sen. Robert Jauch, D-Poplar, gave an impassioned speech to the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee on Monday, during which a Republican senator stepped in and warned his comments were bordering on inappropriate. Jauch was one of just two Democratic lawmakers present ...Read More »
Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee, was upset Monday that Joint Finance Committee co-chairs Rep. Robin Vos, R-Rochester, and Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, had decided to stop public testimony for a budget hearing at State Fair Park in West Allis. Taylor ...Read More »
Wisconsin Republicans and Democrats continue to have differences over legislative process, the latest example coming during the Joint Committee on Finance budget briefings. Some Democrats complained Tuesday they weren’t given enough time by co-chairs Rep. Robin Vos, R-Burlington, and Sen. ...Read More »