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8/24/2017
After two-month hiatus, lawmakers resume budget talks "(It's) good that we're starting the budget again, but to me you should do your biggest priorities first and obviously, we have not done that with public education or transportation," said Rep. Gordon Hintz.
8/22/2017
Lawmakers inch closer to budget deal "That's a lot of borrowing, concerned about what that is going to mean for the future again when we see almost a quarter of every dollar going to borrowing in transportation under some of these plans," said Rep Amanda Stuck.
8/22/2017
State budget compromise includes fee for electric cars "It looks like they were able to address differences between the governor and the Assembly, but there's no solution for Wisconsin drivers long term,' said Rep. Gordon Hintz.
8/21/2017
Hundreds take to Downtown to support LGBT community during annual Pride Parade “We’ve got marriage equality, but that’s not the end. We have much to fight for,” said Zamarripa, one of four openly LGBT members in the state Legislature. “Our community is very diverse. We have to make sure we are fighting for every letter of that beautiful acronym of our LGBT community, said Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa.”
8/21/2017
Cities like Baraboo may face new hurdles to collect 'wheel taxes' “Municipalities currently have few revenue options for funding their infrastructure. It is not uncommon for local wheel taxes to account for roughly 20-25 percent of street rehabilitation programs annually. This is vital revenue that helps to maintain the condition of local roads,” said Rep. Dave Considine.
8/20/2017
Wisconsin job growth rebounds in July thanks to public sector, preliminary estimates show "Say what you will about who the governor is, say what you will about who this company is, say what you will about investing our money into a Chinese company coming to Wisconsin — but you know what is worse? Watching those factories shutter and move to China and Mexico," said Rep. Cory Mason.
8/17/2017
Co-sponsor of campus free speech bill won't say if he'd support white supremacist speech at UW "As we can see with what happened in Virginia - none of this is cut and dry. We need to vet this deal a little bit further. I am not a fan of this particular bill," said Rep. David Crowley.
8/17/2017
Wisconsin bill giving $3 billion incentives to Foxconn advances "I think we need more time," Democratic Representative Jill Billings said. "I want a better deal and more guarantees for my taxpayers."
8/16/2017
Community organizes drive for menstrual products for Madison schools “To me, it is a public health issue, it is a gender equality issue and it is the right thing,” said Rep. Melissa Sargent.
8/16/2017
Walker says he denounces all hate after Trump's Charlottesville comments "Odd that he doesn't seem troubled by (at)POTUS's comments," said Rep. Jimmy Anderson.