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Wednesday, December 5

Committee on Job Creation, Energy and Utilities, and Rural Affairs and the Assembly Committee on Energy and Utilities Members of the Committee on Job Creation, Energy and Utilities, and Rural Affairs Members of the Committee on Energy and Utilities 10:00 AM 411 South State Capitol Joint Public Hearing Clearinghouse Rule 12-042 Relating to adoption of […]

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Thursday, November 29

Select Committee on Mining Committee Members 10:30 AM 411 South State Capitol Informational Hearing Wisconsin’s Mining Regulations The committee will hear testimony from local government representatives and regional economic development officials on the issue of state-local distribution of tax revenue raised by future mining operations. The committee will also hear testimony from Tim Sullivan, chairman […]

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Tuesday, November 27

Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules Committee Members 10:30 AM 417 North (GAR Hall) State Capitol Executive Session Emergency Rule 1204 Rules to create DHS 115.05 (3), relating to fees for screening newborns for congenital and metabolic disorders and other services.

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Kleefisch on the “Women Who Are Aborted”

Madison —  Whatever one’s views are on abortion, most people would agree that, logically speaking, the best way to reduce the abortion rate (and teen pregnancy rate) in the state of Wisconsin would be to provide comprehensive education on how to prevent unintended pregnancies as well as to make contraceptives affordable and widely available. But […]

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Law Passes Threatening Abortion Providers with Felony

Madison – March 16, 2012 A bill dictating how a woman consults with her doctor when seeking an abortion passed in the Wisconsin Assembly yesterday. Dramatically titled the ‘Coercion and Webcam Abortion Prevention Act’, SB 306 was co-authored by Sen. Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) and Rep. Michelle Litjens (R-Oshkosh). As Rebecca Kemble noted in her recent […]

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Possession of a Camera-A Crime in the WI Assembly

By Whitney Steffen, Leslie Amsterdam and Arthur Kohl-Riggs Above is a video of another unconstitutional arrest. However, this is more proof of the continued unprofessional behavior of the Capitol Police and Assembly Sergeant-at-Arms’ staff when it comes to rights, people’s property, and their safety. The Wisconsin State Assembly has its own set of rules. Assembly […]

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“We Keep Having a Need for Earth Day”

March 11, 2012 by WCMC On Friday, The Senate Committee on Natural Resources and the Environment rushed through a public hearing and executive session on SB 557, relating to trading of water pollution credits, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. Senator Neil Kedzie’s attempt at under-the-radar legislation did not go unnoticed, however; comments were […]

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Pocan, Risser call for reversal of collective bargaining ban for public sector unions

March 8, 2012 by WCMC Today Rep. Mark Pocan and Sen. Fred Risser announced plans to restore collective bargaining rights.  The Collective Bargaining Restoration Act (Assembly Bill 338/Senate Bill 233) would repeal the anti-union provisions passed with Wisconsin Act 10 one year ago.   “The Republican attack on our public employees is the single most […]

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Fitzgerald Reveals That Corporations Wrote Mining Bill

March 8, 2012 by Lady Forward Fitzgerald: “…I go back to the beginning of the session, when the corporations started building that bill…”

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Scott Fitzgerald Reacts to Mining Bill Failure in the Senate

March 8, 2012 by Lady Forward Scott Fitzgerald spoke with reporters in the Senate Parlor after a failed vote on the Mining Bill.

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