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Assembly GOP Asks Dems to Avoid Abortion in New Session

Author: Will Kenneally State Assembly Republicans are calling on Democrats to keep abortion legislation off of the table in the coming session. Members of the Assembly Republican caucus spoke at a press conference today, and mirrored concerns over abortion … Read More >

Evers Delivers First State of the State

Gov. Tony Evers delivers his first State of the State address, outlining his policy priorities. Hear excerpts from the speech here: Author: Will Kenneally I’m Tony Evers, and I’m incredibly honored to be here tonight as the 46th governor ofRead More >

Legislature Kicks Off Session With Health Care Debate

Author: Will Kenneally The Wisconsin Assembly passed legislation with bipartisan support to extend state-level pre-existing condition protections for those seeking health insurance in the state. The legislation would keep one of the more popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act … Read More >

Legislature Limits Governor’s Power with Lame Duck Bills

  Author: Will Kenneally The Wisconsin legislature has passed a series of bills that would take power away from the offices of governor and attorney general, and make it harder for the new administration to repeal Gov. Scott Walker-era policies. … Read More >

Protesters Rally Against Lame Duck Bills

Author: Will Kenneally STATE CAPITOL — Protesters gathered on the Capitol steps to criticize a slate of bills the state legislature is taking up in a lame duck session. The bills take certain powers away from the offices of governor … Read More >

Tony Evers Wins Race for Governor

Authors: Will Kenneally and Sam Buisman Democrat Tony Evers denied Gov. Scott Walker a third term and will become Wisconsin’s next governor. A late surge of votes in Milwaukee were enough to push Evers over the one percent threshold needed … Read More >