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6/22/2017
Democrats on State Budget Committee Propose K-12 Funding Plan "I think we can walk and chew gum on this one, we can deliver more money for all districts within the existing budget and we can make sure that doesn't disproportionately fall on local property taxpayers," said Rep. Gordon Hintz.
6/22/2017
Campus Free Speech Act approved in Assembly “This bill is a big government gag rule intended to divide students on campus,” said Rep. Terese Berceau.
6/22/2017
Assembly approves GOP legislation requiring discipline for disruptive UW protests “We do not have this manufactured problem of conservatives not being allowed to speak. Republicans want to tell students how they should speak and what they should say. This bill is a violation of the right to free speech on campus,” said Rep. Terese Berceau.
6/22/2017
Students in Wisconsin could be expelled for speaking out "This is the GOP Big Brother attempting to impose their will on the university system and the Board of Regents that has never had an issue enforcing this in Wisconsin," said Rep. Peter Barca.
6/21/2017
Wisconsin Assembly Passes campus Free Speech Bill "We are actually giving immunity to gas stations whose pumps may not be secure. The people who would suffer are the people whose credit cards are skimmed, and they don't have a course of action if that happened due to a negligent business owner," said Rep. Lisa Subeck.
6/21/2017
Lawmakers react to upcoming Supreme Court battle "When the current majority redrew the maps in 2011, the objective was clear: choose their desired voters in order to rig the system and guarantee continued control of state government," said Rep. Mark Spreitzer.
6/21/2017
Wisconsin Assembly passes bill on campus free speech "You're hoping to neuter the university from having any stance on things," said Rep. Cory Mason.
6/21/2017
Assembly takes up bills to tighten election recount rules and fight opioid fentanyl "If somebody wants to pay for a recount, why should they not be entitled to that?" said Rep. Fred Kessler.
6/21/2017
Over objection of groundhog lover, bill passes allowing hunt "Jimmy is a smart, little cute animal," said Rep. Gary Hebl.
6/21/2017
Craft brewers worry new rules could impact tap rooms, sales “It’s something that seems to have been proposed by a lobbyist and no one is taking ownership of this idea. That’s reassuring, but there are no guarantees this couldn’t come in at the last minute through a budget amendment,” said Rep. Eric Genrich.