• Assembly Republicans Call on Congress to Treat Wisconsin Fairly “We are calling on Wisconsin’s Congressional delegation to amend the American Health Care Act (AHCA) released earlier this week,” said Rep. Nygren. “This amendment would correct a policy established by the Obama Administration that created a “false choice” for states looking to reform their Medicaid programs.”
  • State Legislature Receives NCSL Award for Communications National Conference of State Legislatures presented the 2016 Kevin B. Harrington Award for Excellence in Democracy Education to the Wisconsin State Legislature at a ceremony at the Capitol.
  • Assembly Welcomes Mexican Consulate to Capitol The Wisconsin State Assembly officially welcomed the newest consulate office to the state at the beginning of its legislative session on Tuesday. Mexican Consul Julián Adem came to the Capitol at the invitation of Speaker Robin Vos and Rep. Jessie Rodriguez.
  • Auditors Identify Potential Savings in the State Highway Program “These findings are a roadmap for improvement,” said Representative Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem). “The potential savings were significant and a missed opportunity. Going forward, the DOT must prioritize giving taxpayers the biggest bang for our transportation buck.”
  • Assembly Republicans Join the Fight against Unfunded Federal Mandates “Our goal is to plainly illustrate that these widespread mandates run up a huge tab on local governments and the private sector,” said Speaker Vos. “Unfortunately, taxpayers end up footing the bill.”
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