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May 19, 2020

Exodus from Wisconsin Senate continues with GOP retirement

The exodus in the Wisconsin Senate continued Tuesday with one of its most conservative members announcing he will not seek reelection, bringing to at least seven the number of incumbents who will not be returning next year.

Oct 15, 2019

GOP starts push to curb Wisconsin governor’s veto powers

Wisconsin Republicans continued their push on Tuesday to weaken Gov. Tony Evers' powers, holding a hearing on a constitutional amendment prohibiting him from using his veto pen to increase spending.

Jul 9, 2019

Wisconsin GOP: Rewrite constitution to limit governor’s veto

Wisconsin Republicans want to rewrite the state constitution to prohibit the governor from using his veto pen to increase spending without legislative approval, marking another skirmish in the GOP's battle to diminish Gov. Tony Evers' powers.

Jun 20, 2019

Conservative budget foes put Wisconsin GOP in tough spot

Opposition from a pair of conservative Wisconsin state senators to the Republican-written state budget is putting GOP leaders in a tough spot as they try to round up enough votes to pass the two-year spending plan next week.

Jun 19, 2019

GOP senator vows to vote against state budget (UPDATE)

A Republican Wisconsin state senator says he will vote against the state budget proposal written by his fellow Republicans, leaving the GOP with only one vote to spare in the Senate.

May 1, 2019

GOP moves to scrap gas tax increase in bill that could include design-build reboot

Republican lawmakers are assembling a proposal that could scrap a gas tax increase — a key aspect of Gov. Tony Evers' transportation budget — and revive a policy allowing design-build firms to perform infrastructure projects.

Apr 13, 2018

Assembly Speaker Vos won’t run for Ryan’s seat

Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on Friday became the latest prominent Republican to pass on the change to run for Congress to replace retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan, leaving the field open for lesser-known candidates in a race that Democrats are increasingly optimistic they can win.

Jan 30, 2018

Proposal could mean less legal costs, liability for contractors

A bill meant to shield contractors from legal costs and liability got a lengthy hearing on Tuesday, a day after two Republican lawmakers had introduced an amendment that would curtail parts of the proposal.

Dec 12, 2015

GOP bill would place inspectors in Wisconsin state agencies

Republican lawmakers are pushing a bill that would assign inspector generals to more than a dozen state agencies, which could cost the state hundreds of thousands of dollars and open the door to cronyism, according to critics.

Oct 28, 2015

For some contractors, roundabouts a burden

As more roundabouts are being built around Wisconsin, some in the business of hauling construction materials have found it tougher to access interstates.

Oct 26, 2015

Roundabout bill up for another go-around

Lawmakers are again set to hear public comments on a bill that would require the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to get a municipality’s permission before building a roundabout.

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Feb 25, 2014

Bill seeks local say for roundabout projects (UPDATE)

General acceptance of roundabouts is likely to increase in time but the safety benefits of them might not, at least not without some public education.


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