Republicans on the state’s powerful budget-writing committee voted on Tuesday to establish two new scientist positions at the Department of Natural Resources, falling short of the five Evers had wanted.Read More »
Republican leadership in the state Legislature plan to intervene in a legal challenge of the state's well-known Act 10 law to contest arguments made by two labor unions that argue the law curtailing collective bargaining also limits their free-speech rights.Read More »
Two Wisconsin operators unions have filed suit over Wisconsin's well-known Act 10 law, arguing aspects of the legislation curtailing unions' bargaining powers deprive them of free-speech rights.Read More »
A Wisconsin appeals court on Wednesday reinstated laws Republicans passed during a lame-duck session to weaken the Democratic governor and attorney general, but the statutes remain blocked because of a ruling in a separate case.Read More »
Republicans on the Wisconsin Building Commission rejected Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' plan for $2.5 billion worth of construction projects across the state, an unprecedented decision Wednesday that shows the difficulties entailed in divided government and moves the fight over capital building projects to the Legislature.Read More »
Officials in Gov. Tony Evers' administration told lawmakers on Tuesday that plans to close the state's juvenile prisons ought to be delayed by two years, pushing back the 2021 deadline in state law that the Legislature unanimously approved last year.Read More »
New Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is preparing to deliver his first State of the State speech to the Republican-controlled Legislature.
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