Republican Leaders Call Wisconsin Gov. Evers’ Latest Special Session ‘Political Stunt’

Wisconsin lawmakers are once again planning to ignore a call from Gov. Tony Evers’ for a special session, and they are once again calling it a political stunt.

The governor on Wednesday said lawmakers need to come back to the Capitol in Madison in two weeks and start work on a constitutional amendment that would allow voters in Wisconsin to vote on binding referendum questions that would create new state law.

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Wisconsin Lawmakers Appear Ready to Override Wisconsin Elections Commission Once Again

It is going to be another scolding for the Wisconsin Elections Commission. 

The Legislature’s Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules will meet on Wednesday to consider new rules for ballot curing.

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Wisconsin Senate Leader Warns Elections Commission over Ballot Curing

The top Republican in the Wisconsin Senate is warning the state’s Elections Commission about its new rule for filling out ballots.

Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu, R-Oostburg, on Thursday said the Elections Commission needs to follow the state law on ballot curing.

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Fiscal Report: Wisconsin’s Tax Burden Down $22 Billion Since 2011

Republicans at the Wisconsin Capitol are pointing to another report as proof their policies are working.

Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu on Wednesday released a memo from the Legislative Fiscal Bureau that shows Wisconsin’s tax burden has fallen by $22 billion since 2011.

“In 2010, Wisconsin had the 5th highest tax burden in the nation. Residents were sending far too much of their earnings to Madison. On top of high taxes, the state had a $3.6 billion structural deficit, no Rainy Day Fund, and businesses were leaving in droves,” LeMahieu said.

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Wisconsin’s People’s Map Would Shift 12 Assembly Seats, One Senate Seat

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The back-and-forth over Wisconsin’s new political map is ongoing.

Gov. Tony Evers’ People’s Map Commission on Tuesday unveiled its maps from State Assembly, State Senate and Wisconsin’s congressional seats.

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Wisconsin Senate to Launch New 2020 Election Investigation

There will be more questions from lawmakers in Madison as to just what happened before and during last year’s election.

Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu on Monday announced that the State Senate is launching its own investigation into the 2020 election.

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