Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is warning the Evers administration against believing they can “bludgeon the Legislature” to accept some of their budget priorities.
The lobbying reports show Kimberly-Clark spent $131,107 to lobby the Capitol between July 1 and Dec. 31, a significant uptick in activity for the manufacturer.
Republican lawmakers have agreed to pay their attorney $500 per hour, nearly double the rate Gov. Tony Evers is paying his in the lame-duck cases.
Gov. Tony Evers is prioritizing “diversity and inclusivity” as he looks to build a staff capable of taking on some of the biggest challenges facing the state.
Attitudes on industrial hemp are changing statewide, leading farmers and legislators to believe that it could be the next “huge cash crop.”
Newly elected State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski and longtime Secretary of State Doug La Follette have big plans to address the “years of neglect” of their offices.
All but two of the Legislature’s study committees have largely wrapped up their work ahead of the new session, with lawmakers poised to introduce legislation ranging from bail and pretrial release to minor guardianships.
Despite losing one seat in the Assembly, Republicans are increasing the size of their staff as Democratic Gov. Tony Evers takes office.
WEDC worked with Kimberly-Clark to keep its options open, even as Gov. Scott Walker said a legislative incentive package was the only solution.
A legislative task force tried to tackle school funding issues. Members came up with a smorgasbord of options but no firm plan.