Newsmakers: Overview of 2024 Wisconsin Legislative Council Study Committees

On July 1, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh will sit down with the Director of the Legislative Council, Anne Sappenfield, to provide a study committees overview, including the challenges the legislature hopes members will address. Each even-numbered year of the biennium Wisconsin’s Joint Legislative Council establishes what are known as study committees. These committees, with […]

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Newsmakers: Overview of 2024 Wisconsin Legislative Council Study Committees

On July 1, 2024, WisconsinEye’s Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh will sit down with the Director of the Legislative Council, Anne Sappenfield, to provide a study committees overview, including the challenges the legislature hopes members will address. Each even-numbered year of the biennium Wisconsin’s Joint Legislative Council establishes what are known as study committees. These committees, with […]

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2024 Wisconsin Crime Victims' Rights Conference – Day 2

The 2024 Wisconsin Crime Victims’ Rights Conference is a two-day virtual conference to enhance the implementation, enforcement, and accessibility of crime victims’ rights in Wisconsin. The conference theme, “How would you help? Options, services, and hope for crime survivors” will drive the content and participant engagement in this free conference. On April 18, 2024, coverage […]

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PFAS and How It Affects Your Community

On April 9, 2024, the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Epidemiology Center hosted an informative event on PFAS sources, health risks and solutions featuring guest speaker Gavin Dehnert, Emerging Contaminant Scientist with Wisconsin Sea Grant and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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2024 State of the Tribes Address

The 20th Annual State of the Tribes address featured Chairman James Crawford of the Forest County Potawatomi, who welcomed members of Wisconsin’s 11 federally recognized tribes and delivered this year’s address from the State Capitol in Madison on February 22, 2024.

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Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Sporting Heritage

On February 21, 2024, the Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Sporting Heritage held a public hearing on the following: Senate Bill 752: modifying the tax treatment of college savings accounts and the employee college savings account contribution credit; Senate Bill 832: payday loans; Senate Bill 851: financial statements of registered charitable organizations; Senate Bill […]

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Assembly Committee on Education

On February 7, 2024, the Assembly Committee on Education held an executive session and a public hearing on the following: Executive Session: Assembly Bill 450: ready-to-use glucagon rescue therapies in schools Assembly Bill 640: a license to teach based on working as a paraprofessional in a school district Assembly Bill 1005: student teaching requirement for […]

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Senate Committee on Education

On February 6, 2024, the Senate Committee on Education held a public hearing on the following: Senate Bill 973: requiring the community approach to four-year-old kindergarten Senate Bill 971: early literacy programs administered by the Department of Public Instruction Senate Bill 990: mandatory early literacy professional development Senate Bill 989: combining the choice programs and […]

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Assembly Committee on Financial Institutions

On January 31, 2024, the Assembly Committee on Financial Institutions will hold an executive session and a public hearing on the following: Executive Session: Assembly Bill 725: central bank digital currency Assembly Bill 912: financial statements of registered charitable organizations Public Hearing: Assembly Bill 951: the fee for filing limited liability company articles of organization […]

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Assembly Committee on Education

On January 17, 2024, the Assembly Committee on Education held an executive session and a public hearing on the following: Executive Session: Assembly Bill 592: allowing representatives of certain federally chartered youth membership organizations to provide information to pupils on public school property Assembly Bill 638: requiring school boards to make textbooks, curricula, and instructional […]

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