Stories tagged: "legislature"

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More Help Is Needed for New Wisconsin Moms Who Face Anxiety, Depression, Medical Issues

It’s okay to recognize that pregnancy isn’t a fairy tale existence and motherhood doesn’t come with an owner’s manual. Questions, worries, and down days come with the territory, but help is available.

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Republicans Pass Local Aid Bill Shortchanging Milwaukee, Controlling How Other Communities Spend Money

Assembly Republicans go their own way in passing a bill to share state revenue. Senate Republicans are likely to make more changes, with no guarantee Gov. Evers will sign a version that isn’t negotiated jointly.

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‘Prohibition Isn’t Working’—State Senate Democratic Leader Hits the Road to Promote Legalizing Marijuana

Sen. Melissa Agard is bringing her “Grass Routes” tour to Eau Claire and Wausau.

Access Denied: How a Wisconsin State Law Could Crack Down on Kids Using Social Media

A state Assembly rep wants the state to have a law similar to groundbreaking legislation in Utah. Some parents are skeptical and experts aren’t sure if it can be enforced, but they want to do something about social media’s harmful potential with young minds.

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After Losing the Supreme Court, Will Wisconsin Conservatives Exploit the State Constitution to Maintain Power?

Legislators in Madison might turn to constitutional amendments to protect former Gov. Scott Walker’s Act 10 and other attacks on labor and public education.

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Wisconsin Legislature Allows Conversion Therapy For Patients

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Legislature took the final step needed last Wednesday to stop Gov. Tony Evers’ administration from enacting a ban on the discredited practice known as conversion therapy.

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Democrats Demand Ouster of Elections Commission Official for Bragging About Suppressing Voters of Color

Bob Spindell, chair of the 4th Congressional District Republican Party, said he won’t quit despite the uproar over an email he sent celebrating reduced Black and Hispanic turnout in Milwaukee.