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Jan 21, 2020

Longtime Democratic state senator won’t seek re-election

Another longtime Democratic Wisconsin state senator announced Tuesday he won't seek re-election this fall.

Feb 28, 2018

Wetlands bill hits snag in state Senate

The fight over a proposed $70 million sand-processing center in western Wisconsin was to go on Wednesday before a state Senate committee, which was scheduled to hear public comments on a bill the Assembly has amended to include environmental exemptions for the project.

Jun 16, 2014

Advocates look beyond renewable-energy goal

Wisconsin utilities have met the state’s renewable-energy goals, leaving industry observers to worry that there might be little motivation to continue building wind turbines, biodigesters and similar equipment.

May 16, 2014

Voting bills get little lobby support

Some Republican state lawmakers, upset by a federal judge’s ruling against the state’s voter identification law, are vowing to introduce new legislation.

Feb 26, 2014

Bill to raise energy goal could dilute progress

A bill meant to encourage the construction of renewable-energy projects in Wisconsin also could weaken supporters’ goals of having public utilities generate 30 percent of their energy from those sources by 2030.

Oct 22, 2013

View from around the state: Borrowing rises as tax cut lauded

In the age of 30-second attack ads that sell candidates no differently that laundry soap and cheeseburgers, most legislators surely felt they had no choice but to support a $100 million property tax cut approved last week.

Oct 16, 2013

Senate passes property tax cut

The Wisconsin Senate passed Gov. Scott Walker's $100 million property tax cut proposal Tuesday with bipartisan support, even though Democrats complained it was more a political ploy than anything that would truly help people's pocketbooks.

Jul 24, 2012

Sen. Cullen decides to leave Democratic caucus

A Democratic state senator says he has quit his party's caucus after Majority Leader Mark Miller offered him a weak committee chairmanship post.

Jan 25, 2012

Walker says state headed in right direction 

Gov. Scott Walker said in his State of the State speech Wednesday that he kept his promises and now Wisconsin is headed in the right direction, even though opponents have mounted a historic effort to toss him from office less than midway through his term.

Sep 27, 2011

Senate leaders spar over mining panel picks

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald has rejected two Democrats recommended for a new committee on Wisconsin mining regulations. Fitzgerald, a Juneau Republican, said Tuesday he is […]

Sep 22, 2011

State’s Republicans name mining committee members

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans in the state Senate have put together a committee that will consider changes to Wisconsin’s mining regulations. Sen. Neal Kedzie of Elkhorn will chair the […]

Aug 18, 2011

Democrats to take oaths of office next week

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two Democrats who ousted incumbent Republican state senators are scheduled to be sworn into office next week. A spokesman for Democratic Senate Majority Leader Mark Miller […]


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