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Marklein Bills Pass Senate on Final Day of Floor Session

Electric vehicles, constitutional amendment and several tax reform bills head to the Governor 

Madison, WI – In the final day of Senate floor session, five of Sen. Howard Marklein’s (R-Spring Green) bills passed the State Senate.  Four bills now head to the Governor and one places a question on the August 2024 ballot for all voters.

“I am very proud of my work on behalf of the 17th Senate District this session.  Five of my bills completed the legislative process today. I am hopeful that Governor Evers will sign this legislation into law,” Marklein said.

“In a great show of bi-partisan agreement, nearly all of my colleagues in the State Senate voted to concur on my bill to enable the private sector to participate in the future of electric vehicle charging. This bill allows the private sector to address consumer demands and the market to determine the future of the industry. I appreciate the collaboration behind this bill,” Marklein said.

In addition to the electric vehicle charging bill, Marklein authored a constitutional amendment question that will be placed on the August ballot for all voters to consider.  He also led three tax reform bills that update the Wisconsin tax code, provides relief for nonprofit audits and updates the over/underpayment interest rate that the Department of Revenue (DOR) charges for various late, nondelinquent taxes and fees.