Democratic state Sen. Jon Erpenbach, who has been in the state Senate since 1999 and is a member of the Legislature's powerful budget-writing committee, announced Wednesday that he will not seek a seventh term next year.
The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee gave approval on Wednesday to a policy forgiving state taxes on Paycheck Protection Program loans, a step that comes in response to many businesses' fears about the possibility of surprise bills this spring.
Wisconsin's State Senate move forward on Tuesday with a revised COVID-19 relief bill in attempt at reaching a compromise with Gov. Tony Evers and shielding businesses from lawsuits over their handling of the virus.
The Legislature's budget-writing committee is scheduled to consider Gov. Tony Evers' proposal to authorize more borrowing for clean-water projects.
Personality clashes and policy differences among the Republicans who control the Legislature are putting Gov. Scott Walker's priorities in peril with the session scheduled to end next week.
The Wisconsin Senate was poised to approve nearly $3 billion in cash payments for the Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group on Tuesday, providing an unprecedented incentive package for the electronics company to build a flat-screen factory in the state.
Concerns are increasing among lawmakers and others in Wisconsin over what incentives the state may offer to become the first U.S. home of the Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn.
Wisconsin Senate Democratic Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling has chosen Lena Taylor and Jon Erpenbach to serve on the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee.
The state Senate voted Tuesday to pay $217,499 to a Hudson steel company whose CEO donated to the Republican senator who introduced the bill to provide the money.
A bill that would eliminate the need for the state to conduct a cost comparison of highway project engineering work took an unexpected turn in the Senate Tuesday evening.
A longtime Democratic office-holder and former candidate for governor and attorney general in Wisconsin announced Wednesday that she would run against Republican Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election.
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