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Jim Steineke
Jan 18, 2022

Key Republican Assembly leader won’t seek reelection

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke announced Tuesday that he won’t seek reelection this fall. Steineke said in a news release that he believes the time has […]

Jan 8, 2021

Wisconsin Assembly passes COVID-19 bill that Senate GOP stands opposed to

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly on Thursday passed a doomed COVID-19 response bill that Senate Republicans and Democratic Gov. Tony Evers are opposed to, and there's no sign of an agreement on a plan to combat the virus that has killed more than 5,000 people in the state.

Nov 6, 2019

Wisconsin Assembly to attempt first veto overrides in 11 years

The Wisconsin Assembly plans to attempt its first veto overrides in 11 years, targeting three partial budget vetoes by Gov. Tony Evers.

Jun 20, 2019

Wisconsin Assembly passes electric-scooter regulations (UPDATE)

The state Assembly has signed off on a bill to regulate electric scooters on roads and sidewalks.

Mar 22, 2018

Assembly OKs bill to shield contractors from liability

A bill that could shield contractors from legal liability and decrease their legal costs is now on its way to Gov. Scott Walker's desk.

Feb 16, 2018

Wisconsin Assembly passes Walker’s welfare overhaul bills

The Republican-controlled state Assembly approved a welfare overhaul package Thursday championed by Gov. Scott Walker as part of his re-election year agenda that would give Wisconsin one of the toughest work requirements for food stamp recipients in the country.

Aug 14, 2017

Wisconsin Assembly committee to vote on Foxconn incentives (UPDATE)

The first vote on a $3 billion tax incentive package for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group is planned in a state Assembly Committee.

Aug 9, 2017

Wisconsin legislators plan Foxconn incentives vote next week

Wisconsin legislators expect to begin voting next week on Gov. Scott Walker's $3 billion incentives bill for the Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn.

Apr 2, 2015

Bill to give camping units separate building rules

A bill before Wisconsin lawmakers would establish a separate set of standards to govern the construction of camping units.

Oct 18, 2013

Assembly passes Walker’s property tax cut

The Wisconsin Assembly, on a broad bipartisan vote Thursday, approved a $100 million property tax cut a week after Gov. Scott Walker proposed it, clearing the way for it to be signed into law by the end of the week.

Sep 9, 2013

Wisconsin Legislature fall session begins slowly

Wisconsin's fall legislative session will get off to a slow start, with Republicans in control of both the Senate and Assembly still searching for consensus on major issues such as toughening drunken driving laws and imposing new reporting requirements on public and choice schools.

Apr 1, 2013

Lawmakers try again for material sales-tax exemption

A state Assembly committee will take public testimony Wednesday on a bill that would prevent contractors from paying sales and use taxes on materials bought for nonprofit organizations’ projects.


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