The requirement also applies to state government employees who don't report their vaccination status.
Sen. Steve Nass officially asked the Legislature's Republican leaders Tuesday to sue the University of Wisconsin System after system officials refused to submit their COVID-19 protocols to his committee for approval.
The second-highest ranking member of the state Assembly said "a lawsuit from the legislature would only add more confusion during an already stressful time."
The ruling is the first indication the court's conservative majority will side with Republicans on redistricting issues, which could determine control of the Legislature for the next 10 years.
The governor also announced plans to allocate an additional $100 million in federal funds to schools
After Gov. Tony Evers announced he would be signing but amending the GOP-authored 2021-23 state budget Thursday morning, Republican leaders spent the day pushing back against the narrative that Evers was providing a tax cut to income earners.
The bill would have also created new restrictions for who can serve as a tabulator or poll worker.
"Don't fall for their lies!" Trump said. Officials have found no evidence of widespread fraud in Wisconsin's presidential election.
GOP leaders said the tax cuts would result in $1,200 in savings for a typical family over the two-year period, although it is unclear what they are defining as a "typical family." Almost three-fourths of the income tax cut would go toward individuals with an adjusted gross income of $100,000 or more, according to the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau.
GOP leaders said the tax cuts would result in $1,200 in savings for a typical family over the two-year period. Most would go toward individuals making $100,000 or more.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said in addition to eliminating enhanced benefits, the state also needs to "push a little harder to get people off the sidelines."
Gov. Tony Evers said he fully expects the maps Republicans draw following the 2020 Census to be "gerrymandered," that he will veto those maps, and that at least one lawsuit will follow. Republican leaders are pushing back against those claims.
The decision grants a request from a taxpayer group.
The commission plans to send postcards to more than 187,000 voters.
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers said Thursday that he hasn’t met with Republican legislative leaders to discuss his $91 billion state budget proposa…
Legislative Fiscal Bureau also reports the increase is about $12 lower than what property taxes would be under current law.
The bureau also reports that while the total net tax bill on a median-valued home is expected to increase in both years of the proposed budget, the increase is actually about $12 lower than what property taxes would be under current law.
A statement from Republican Senate majority leader and a comment to The Journal Times from a GOP Senate staffer indicate there is some support for approval of medicinal marijuana in certain scenarios in Wisconsin.
Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu said Republicans have 'societal concerns' over legalizing recreational cannabis.
Thirteen other states have joined to sue the federal government over the issue.
The Legislature cannot hire taxpayer-funded outside counsel ahead of redistricting legal fight, the lawsuit asserts.
Tony Evers said he would veto the proposed bill, which mirrors a measure that was included in a Republican COVID-19 relief package that the governor vetoed in early February.
Bewley didn't immediately retract her comment but issued a statement later calling it a failed attempt at sarcasm.
Also during the panel, Republicans signaled plans to scrap Gov. Tony Evers' 2021-23 budget proposal and "start from scratch."
Senate on Friday voted 19-11 along party lines to pass coronavirus relief legislation that represents the first COVID-19 relief package sent to Evers desk since April.