(WORT) — In response to the attacks in Paris this weekend, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said Monday, “The State of Wisconsin will not accept new Syrian refugees.”
Next week, the full Assembly will vote on legislation that limits the scope of secret John Doe investigations. The other two bills make significant changes to state election law and how ethics laws are enforced. As part of the reform package, the independent Government Accountability Board would be scraped for two commissions compromised of partisan appointees.
MADISON (WORT) — A group of Democrats is suing the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board in federal court over Republican-drawn Assembly district maps.
MADISON (WORT) — Wisconsin Republicans have reached an impasse on how to reduce borrowing for roads and other infrastructure. Governor Scott Walker’s pledge to block any fee or tax increase only complicates matters. Dylan Brogan reports.
MADISON (WORT) — A bill that limits what items can be purchased using Wisconsin’s Foodshare program is headed for a vote in the full Assembly. So are two Republican proposals that call for drug testing Wisconsinites receiving public assistance.
MADISON (WORT) — The Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Labor kicked off the second week of debate on the controversial right-to-work bill. The legislation passed the Wisconsin Senate last week and could be law by the end of the week.