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“I am very pleased that the plan I co-authored and helped pass on the budget committee received broad bipartisan support in the State Assembly today. Under this bill, sexually violent persons would no longer be sent to live in communities that are not their own, and local officials and community members ...
The chamber adopted a resolution Tuesday calling for mandatory training at the beginning of each two-year legislative session on a 92-0 vote with no discussion. Currently the Legislature's attorneys include sexual harassment training in orientation sessions for new state representatives and new senators ...

Assembly Delays Vote on 'Catfishing' Bill. The state Assembly has delayed voting on a bill that would make impersonating someone on social media a crime. Jan. 16, 2018, at 4:55 p.m.. Assembly Delays Vote on 'Catfishing' Bill ...
They also hope to pass a bill that would boost aid for rural and low-spending school districts, approve $6.8 million for an ad campaign to attract young people to Wisconsin, pass a bill promoting apprenticeships, and pass 13 bills to overhaul the state's foster care system. A commission studying how to ...
With every precinct counted in the race for Wisconsin's 10th Senate district, Democrat Patty Schachtner was the clear victor over Republican Adam Jarchow, a member of the state assembly. Schachtner, a medical examiner in St. Croix County, won by 9 points - a massive swing in a district that former ...
"This bill will ensure that women in Wisconsin understand their test results and can begin detecting breast cancer as early as possible." Lawmakers will also vote on Assembly Bill 603, which makes it a misdemeanor to impersonate another person on social media to defraud or harass another person.

RACINE, WI — Voters in Racine granted Greta Neubauer a primary-election victory Tuesday over 3rd District Alderman John Tate in the Wisconsin's 66th Assembly race. Neubauer ... Prior to her candidacy for the 66th State Assembly seat, Neubauer worked for Mason as a legislative aide. Subscribe.
MADISON, Wis. - The state Assembly is set to vote on a resolution next week that would require all state representatives and employees in the chamber to attend sexual harassment training. The resolution calls for the Assembly chief clerk to hold mandatory training at the beginning of every legislative ...
MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Assembly has approved a bill that would require mammogram providers to notify women if they have dense breast tissue. The bipartisan measure's supporters say that information will help women make better health choices since it's more difficult to detect cancerous tumors ...
She was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1986, then to the state Senate in 1989 through a special election, being re-elected in 1990, 1994 and 1998. In May 2001, Farrow was sworn in as Wisconsin's 42nd lieutenant governor. More recently, she has focused on nonprofit activities, chairing the ...
FILE - In this March 1, 2011, file photo, Wisconsin state Rep. ... five years after a failed run for Congress following two terms in the state Assembly, is joining the crowded Democratic field for Wisconsin governor. ... Scott Walker must be replaced to make Wisconsin "a place of fairness and opportunity again.".
The Wisconsin Legislature's system for reporting sexual harassment claims requires staff to report to human resources officials who may work for the ... One other complaint was brought in the state Senate in 2011, while two complaints were filed in the state Assembly, in 2014 and 2017, Senate Chief Clerk ...
RACINE COUNTY, WI — As winter settles in over southeastern Wisconsin, there's one thing you might want to add to your holiday shopping list: voting in the Wisconsin State Assembly 66th District special election on Tuesday, Dec. 19. On November 7, 2017, the Governor issued an executive order calling a ...
The top Republican and Democrat in the Wisconsin Assembly Tuesday vowed to ensure there would be no sexual harassment in their house but said they would always oppose releasing the results of investigations into such allegations. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has sought the results of a still ...
Leaders of the Wisconsin State Assembly said Tuesday they won't make any changes to the Legislature's sexual harassment reporting and disciplinary policies in light of recent nationwide attention on sexual impropriety by politicians. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, and Minority Leader ...
The bill reimbursing tuition for Wisconsin National Guard members passed both the state Assembly and state Senate with bipartisan support, and now heads to Gov. Scott Walker's desk. Legislation educating drivers regarding the signs of human trafficking also passed with bipartisan support in a vote of 93 ...
MADISON — Wisconsin's drinking age would be lowered from 21 to 19 if three Republican representatives have their way. Rob Swearingen of Rhinelander, a former president of the state's Tavern League, has joined Adam Jarchow of Balsam Lake and Cindi Duchow of Delafield in asking colleagues to ...

Wisconsin Burial Site Changes Clears State Assembly. The state historical director would have to consider evidence for adding land to the state's burial sites catalog under a bill approved by the Wisconsin Legislature. Nov. 9, 2017, at 3:13 p.m.. Wisconsin Burial Site Changes Clears State Assembly ...
(AP) — The Wisconsin state Senate is set to put the finishing touches ... (AP) — The state Assembly is set to take up a Republican bill next week ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Anyone of any age would be allowed to hunt in Wisconsin under a bill the state Assembly is set to take up next week.
The state Assembly is set to take up a Republican bill next week that would lift Wisconsin's nearly 20-year ban on gold, silver and nickel mining.
Editorial: Sensitive Wisconsin environmental areas at risk in ... Unfortunately, a bill now moving through the state Assembly fails to do that.
A Republican bill introduced by the Wisconsin state Assembly would create requirements for law enforcement agencies on how they use body ...
Whitford, a Wisconsin case challenging legislative district lines drawn by ... Wisconsin Republicans the majority in the State Assembly despite ...
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says he doubts he'll join a ... is a Republican and the GOP controls both the state Assembly and ...
The Wisconsin State Capitol building is 100 years old this year. ... In 1961, an attorney who served in the state Assembly and was president of ...
... for calling fellow GOP lawmakers 'terrorists' for WI budget vetoes ... MADISON - The leader of the state Assembly apologized Monday for calling ... a person serving as speaker of the Wisconsin state Assembly, to label as a ...
(AP) — Wisconsin environmental officials have agreed to settle a dairy ... with Walker in the state Assembly, to replace Cathy Stepp last month.
University of Wisconsin System leaders approved a policy Friday that ... Wisconsin policy mirrors Republican legislation the state Assembly ...
Next week, the U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether the Wisconsin Legislature drew district lines for its State Assembly that so benefit ...
The manufacturer, Foxconn, is locating in southeastern Wisconsin and brings with it up to 13,000 new good-paying jobs and billions in positive economic impact. In fact, the State Assembly just passed a bill that would cut government red tape to make it all happen. I voted for this package to ensure ...
... difficult time," Republican Party of Wisconsin Chairman Brad Courtney said. Gannon was elected to the state Assembly in 2014. He was 68.
MADISON, Wis. - Several proposals targeting Alzheimer's Disease and dementia are being circulated in the Wisconsin Legislature, the latest ...
Ditto Missouri, followed by Wisconsin (10 State Assembly speakers), Iowa (nine), Indiana (seven) and Kentucky (six) to round out Illinois' ...
"It adds over $10.5 bil. in payroll to WI economy over 15 yrs + ... The state Assembly held a public hearing on the Foxconn deal last week.
Wisconsin Senate Leader Changes Tone On Foxconn Package ... The state Assembly has already held a public hearing on the deal. The full ...
... the first legislative hearing on the measure, before a state Assembly ... "This opportunity will produce a Wisconsin brain gain, which will end ...
The Wisconsin chapter of the conservative group Americans for ... (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin state Assembly committee hearing on $3 ...
Wisconsin State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, one of the state's top Republican officials and a former roommate of Reince Priebus, slammed ...
The administration said it did not help steer Foxconn to Wisconsin in what would ... “It's an exciting opportunity,” said Democratic state Assembly ...
Dana Wachs announced Monday he is running for Wisconsin governor. ... who's an attorney, began serving in the state Assembly in 2012.
Mark Hogan, CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., speaks ... Lawmakers in the state Assembly held a hearing on the bill last ...
In November, a panel of federal judges smiled upon this standard and ruled that the state assembly districts drawn by a Republican legislature in the Whitford case represented an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.
When Harsdorf was first sworn in as a member the state Assembly in 1989, there were about the same number of female lawmakers in the state Legislature as there are today -- in fact, there were a couple more.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Legislation passed by lawmakers this week would let New Jersey police and firefighters control their $26 billion pension fund instead of the state.
A panel of three judges in the U.S. District Court for the Western District Court of Wisconsin struck down the state's assembly district map in November, saying the districts drawn by Republicans were unconstitutional. Attorney General Brad Schimel ...
Ryan Pheifer is corporate counsel and corporate secretary of Pheifer Brothers Construction Co. and a former Republican candidate for the Wisconsin State Assembly. Last month, Department of Transportation Secretary Dave Ross addressed a group of ...
Members of a state Assembly committee in charge of urban revitalization kicked off a series of meetings this week to gather public input about what Wisconsin can do to improve inner cities. The first hearing was Thursday in Green Bay. Committee chair Rep.
(AP) - Former Wisconsin lawmakers would be prohibited from becoming lobbyists for at least a year after they leave office under a bill introduced by a bipartisan group of 40 state lawmakers.
"Wisconsin is known as cheese country, we proudly wear cheese on the top of our heads at Packer games and for fun at some other occasions," Matthew said.


 

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