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Last week, Gov. Tony Evers signed into law on Friday a measure allowing retailers to sell cocktails and wine to-go after the bill received broad bipartisan support in the state legislature.
State and local government and educational institutions in Wisconsin are expected to receive $3.21 billion in funding from the federal government as part of the latest COVID-19 relief fund — the American Rescue Plan. UW System institutions are expected to receive about $275 million.
Legislative Democrats introduced the Equal Rights Amendment to Wisconsin’s Constitution Monday.
The Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change met Thursday to discuss their recommendations in the governor’s biennial budget, including an Office of Environmental Justice and funds for green job training and clean energy research.
A coalition of law enforcement agencies, hospitals, medical professionals, county and state health services and mental health advocates released recommendations Thursday to reform Wisconsin’s mental health crisis response.
Wisconsin Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force holds first meeting, discusses data collection concernsBy Annabella Rosciglione | Dec. 8
The state government’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force discussed ways to collect better data for missing Indigenous women in Wisconsin at its first ever meeting Friday.
Assembly Speaker Robin J. Vos, R-Racine, directed a committee on ___to use its investigatory powers to review the recent election in the state of Wisconsin, expressing concerns about potential voter fraud due to mail-in ballots.
Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced Tuesday that he joined a coalition of 22 state attorneys general in opposing a proposed Department of Homeland Security rule that would set time limits on student visas.
Gov. Tony Evers addressed the state’s continuing COVID-19 outbreak at a media briefing Thursday. The legislature has not taken action on the pandemic since April, prompting concern from Democrats.