Wisconsin State Assembly Floor Session

On February 13, 2024, the Wisconsin State Legislature held a floor session on the following: Assembly Bill 100: funding for reduction of infiltration and inflow in connecting laterals and sewer lines; Assembly Bill 180: establishing a hotline for employers interested in hiring individuals with a conviction record; Assembly Bill 197: procedures for reviewing commercial building […]

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Newsmakers: DACA Legislation with Rep. Macco and Rep. Ortiz-Velez

A pair of Wisconsin legislators continue to advocate for an issue many wouldn’t see as bi-partisan, the rights of undocumented immigrants. Specifically, Republican Representative John Macco and Democratic Representative Sylvia Ortiz-Velez introduced a package of bills supporting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA recipients in December. So far, none of the bills have reached […]

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Newsmakers: DACA Legislation with Rep. Macco and Rep. Ortiz-Velez

A pair of Wisconsin legislators continue to advocate for an issue many wouldn’t see as bi-partisan, the rights of undocumented immigrants. Specifically, Republican Representative John Macco and Democratic Representative Sylvia Ortiz-Velez introduced a package of bills supporting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA recipients in December. So far, none of the bills have reached […]

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Senate Committee on Housing, Rural Issues and Forestry

On February 8, 2024, the Senate Committee on Housing, Rural Issues and Forestry held a public hearing on the following: Washington, Ranell G. Of Milwaukee, as a Public Member on the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, to serve for the term ending January 1, 2028 Mercado, Jasmine Of Milwaukee, as a Public Member on […]

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Joint Committee on Finance

On February 7, 2024, the Joint Committee on Finance held an executive session on the following: Assembly Bill 140 / Senate Bill 161: the Minnesota-Wisconsin tuition reciprocity agreement and making an appropriation Assembly Bill 408 / Senate Bill 398: a tax credit for transportation services for blind workers Assembly Bill 461 / Senate Bill 451: […]

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On the Issues: Marquette Law School Poll – February 2024 Survey

On February 7, 2024, Marquette University Law School released the results of a new statewide survey with an in-person event featuring Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, and Derek Mosley, director of the Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education. The Marquette Law School Poll’s February 2024 survey of Wisconsin […]

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Joint Assembly and Senate Committees on Energy, Utilities and Technology

On February 7, 2024, the Assembly Committee on Energy and Utilities and the Senate Committee on Utilities and Technology held a joint informational hearing on the “Evolution of Energy” in Wisconsin featuring the following speakers: Virent, Inc. President and General Counsel, David Kettner Realta Fusion, Inc. Cofounder and CEO, Kieran Furlong X-energy Vice President of […]

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2024 WCA Legislative Conference – Day 1

On February 6, 2024, the Wisconsin Counties Association held their annual legislative conference in Madison, Wisconsin. This features event coverage from Day 1. Agenda: 9:00 a.m. | Welcome & Pledge of Allegiance Lance Pliml, Chair, WCA Board of Directors 9:05 a.m. | Opening Remarks – Mark D. O’Connell, WCA President & CEO 9:10 a.m. | […]

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Joint Committee on Finance

On February 1, 2024, the Joint Committee on Finance held a public hearing, an executive session and a Section 13.10 meeting on the following: Public Hearing: Assembly Bill 1020 / Senate Bill 977: expansion of the second individual income tax bracket Assembly Bill 1021 / Senate Bill 978: increasing and expanding the retirement income subtraction […]

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