Gov. Evers Again Thumbs Nose at Wisconsin Employers Despite growing cries from main streets across Wisconsin, Governor Tony Evers today foolishly vetoed legislation that would have helped to address the state’s growing workforce shortage. Upon learning of the misguided veto of Assembly Bill 336, Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna)
Assembly Votes to Advance Transparency in Policing Bills Today, the Wisconsin State Assembly voted to advance a number of proposals brought forth by the Speaker’s Task Force on Racial Disparities aimed at strengthening law enforcement standards and providing expanded transparency.
Police Reform Bills Heard by Criminal Justice Committee Seven bills stemming from recommendations from the Speaker’s Task Force on Racial Disparities Subcommittee on Law Enforcement Policies and Standards received public input during the Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety’s public hearing this morning.
Racial Disparities Task Force Recommendations Take Step Forward Recommendations put forth by the bipartisan Speaker’s Task Force on Racial Disparities Subcommittee on Law Enforcement Policies and Procedures have been approved by a Senate committee, and are now available for scheduling on the Senate floor.