Monday – May 10, 2021
Milwaukee Press Club: Sens. Taylor and Wanggaard on Policing Reforms
On May 10, 2021, Milwaukee Press Club and WisPolitics.com will host a virtual Newsmaker Lunch Hour featuring State Senators Lena Taylor and Van Wanggaard, who will discuss a bipartisan proposal for a legislative package of policing reforms for Wisconsin. The package includes bills focused on maintaining effective law enforcement service while improving accountability and transparency of police and increasing community involvement. One proposal calls for establishing an independent advisory board to analyze police use-of-force incidents and provide recommendations on how to prevent them. State Senator Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, also was involved in the proposal.
Tuesday – May 11, 2021
Wisconsin Ethics Commission
On May 11, 2021, the Wisconsin Ethics Commission will hold a meeting on the following items:
Wisconsin State Senate Floor Session
On May 11, 2021, the Wisconsin State Senate will hold a floor session on the following items: Senate Bill 9: tax returns; Senate Bill 51: newspapers; Senate Bill 65: WI Blue Book and highway maps; Senate Bill 70: state revenue info; Senate Bill 82: labeling a food product as meat; Senate Bill 84 / 91: water quality; Senate Bill 100: battery or threat; Senate Bill 117 / 122 / 123 / 124 / 165: policing reform; Senate Bill 161: qualified residential treatment programs; Senate Bill 162: immunity from liability; Senate Bill 169: temporary practice by registered nurses at camps; Senate Bill 174: electronics and information technology manufacturing zone expenditure period; Senate Bill 186: creating Hmong-Lao Veterans Day; Senate Bill 203 / 212 / 292 / 297: elections; Senate Bill 228: use of alkaline hydrolysis to cremate human remains; Senate Bill 229: refusing or tampering with a GPS tracking device; Senate Bill 235: school districts; Senate Bill 237: operation of drones over correctional institutions; Senate Bill 238: posting the child abuse and neglect reporting; Senate Bill 248: changes to the electronic waste recycling program; Senate Bill 254: extension of certain approvals and occupancy permits under UDC; Senate Bill 255 / 256: health care; Senate Bill 269: weight limit for utility terrain vehicles; Senate Bill 282: alcohol beverage sales; Senate Bill 299: submission of human biological specimens to the state crime laboratories; Senate Bill 302: DPI waiver
2021 State of the Tribes Address and Wisconsin State Assembly Floor Session
On May 11, 2021, the 17th Annual State of the Tribes address will be delivered by President John Johnson Sr. of Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. Following the address, the Wisconsin State Assembly will hold a floor session on the following items: Assembly Bill 23 / 24: COVID-19; Assembly Bill 44 / 45 / 46: increased penalties for crimes against elder persons; Assembly 47: newspapers; Assembly Bill 59: open enrollment; Assembly Bill 26 / 101 / 104 / 107 / 142: family and child support; Assembly 143: qualified residential treatment programs; Assembly Bill 154: creating Hmong-Lao Veterans Day; Assembly 155 / 159 / 166: educational and recreational camps; Assembly Bill 171: paddlewheel raffles; Assembly Bill 51 / 94 / 172 / 173: elections; Assembly Bill 226: playing or singing the national anthem at certain sporting events; Assembly Bill 231 / 277: alcohol beverage sales; Senate Bill 46: riparian rights; Assembly Joint Resolution 18: ordering the governor to send aid and resources to the U.S. – Mexico border to assist with immigration efforts; Assembly Joint Resolution 9: Convention of the States for one or more Constitutional amendments restraining abuses of power by the federal government
Friday – May 14, 2021
Governor's Pardon Advisory Board
On May 14, 2021, the Governor’s Pardon Advisory Board will hold a hearing on applications for clemency.
Rewind: Your Week in Review for May 8 – 14
Coverage is subject to change. The schedule is updated throughout the week.
Taped programs will be available on demand typically 1-2 days following the date of taping. Live programming will be available in real time on both our cable channels and streaming on our website. In the event of multiple live programs, one or more events may be broadcast live only on the web.