Yes. A bill approved May 17, 2023 by the Wisconsin Assembly in a vote of 56 to 36 includes a provision that would require Milwaukee Public Schools to hire 25 school resource officers to be present at schools.
Tag: Wisconsin Assembly
Wisconsin Republican leaders at odds over local government aid bill, putting it at risk
Wisconsin Senate and Assembly Republicans are at odds over a key ingredient of a proposal long sought after by local governments that would significantly boost state aid to pay for essential services, putting the future of the measure in jeopardy.
Republicans can’t simply remove a Wisconsin Supreme Court justice
Rep. Dan Knodl’s 8th Senate District victory gives Republicans a two-thirds Senate majority, creating speculation about whether they could impeach Justice-elect Janet Protasiewicz.
Wisconsin’s Assembly maps are more skewed than ever. What happens now?
Gerrymandering continues to present a problem for Democrats and democracy in Wisconsin, but Republicans are unlikely to address the issue anytime soon.
Trump-backed Republican kicked out of Wisconsin Assembly caucus
The Republican chair of the Wisconsin Assembly elections committee who was backed by former President Donald Trump, embraced conspiracy theories about the 2020 election and wanted to decertify President Joe Biden’s victory, has been kicked out of the closed GOP caucus because her colleagues don’t trust her.
Your Right to Know: Bill would make it harder to follow the money
It might be about to get tougher—a lot tougher—to follow the money in Wisconsin politics.
Your Right to Know: Back open government? Prove it!
On July 9, the members of the Wisconsin state Assembly collectively affirmed their support for open government. They passed a resolution stating that the Assembly “remains committed to our state’s open record and open government laws and policies, and will take all necessary steps to ensure that these laws and policies are preserved without modification or degradation.” They vowed to “continue to work to uphold these principles and protections.”
Report tracks lawmaker election trends
Significantly, in all three areas under review in the report — tenure, turnover and reelection — the trends of the past several decades have not held true in the most recent elections.