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May 18, 2023

Republicans: Address affordable housing delays citing ‘not in my backyard’ movement

GOP lawmakers proposed several bills for "workforce housing," which included provisions for small government when making land-use decisions.

Jan 20, 2022

Wisconsin Assembly approve lowering working age in summer (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Assembly sent Gov. Tony Evers a bill on Thursday that would allow teenagers to work longer hours during the busy summer tourism months.

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 […]

Feb 4, 2021

Wisconsin GOP repeals governor’s statewide mask mandate (UPDATE)

Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Legislature on Thursday repealed Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' mask mandate, brushing aside warnings from health experts against making Wisconsin one of only 10 states without a statewide order.

Jan 22, 2020

Assembly advances housing bill

Lawmakers in the state Assembly passed legislation Tuesday that would set aside $10 million to encourage the construction of affordable housing in rural counties.

Nov 7, 2019

First Wisconsin veto override attempts in 9 years fail (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Legislature's first veto override attempt in nearly a decade seemed destined to fail on Thursday, with no Democrats planning to jump ranks to provide Republicans with the votes they need to have their way.

Feb 27, 2018

Senate panel to tackle wetlands proposals

A panel of Wisconsin Senate lawmakers plan on Wednesday to hear public testimony on a bill calling for changes to the state’s wetland-mitigation rules.

Feb 21, 2018

Bill ratcheting up penalties for benefits fraud heads to Gov. Walker

A bill that would increase the criminal penalties for claimants who fraudulently obtain unemployment benefits has cleared the Wisconsin Senate and is on its way to Gov. Scott Walker’s desk.

Feb 20, 2018

Bill limiting contractor liability up for vote

Legislation that that could decrease contractors’ legal costs and liability may have a chance of passing this session after all.

Feb 16, 2018

Bill ratcheting up penalties for jobless benefits fraud heads to Senate

The Wisconsin Assembly has given its blessing to a bill that would increase the criminal penalties for unemployment claimants who fraudulently obtain jobless benefits.

Feb 15, 2018

Assembly approves bill making apprenticeship costs deductible (UPDATE)

The Assembly was expected on Thursday to approve a proposal that would allow payments for apprenticeship training to be deducted from income taxes.

Feb 14, 2018

Assembly to vote on wetland permit exemptions bill

The state Assembly is preparing to pass a Republican bill that would allow developers to fill state wetlands without a permit.


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