Seats are still available for the only planned debate between the candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court. The incumbent, Justice Patience Roggensack, and her challenger, attorney Ed Fallone, will debate before a live audience at the State Bar Center.
Bolstered by a rare budget surplus and improving tax revenues, Gov. Scott Walker introduced his biennial budget proposal, Assembly Bill 40, last night to the Wisconsin Legislature. While details of the governor’s plan are still emerging, it does contain anumber of items of interest to State Bar members.
Feb. 4, 2013 – Now that Governor Walker has released a Small Business Regulatory Review Board report highlighting a total of 218 administrative rule changes and 307 modifications that the governor believes will help relieve the regulatory burden on small business, Assembly leaders have announced their own plan to review all 1,768 chapters of the Administrative Code.
Nov. 14, 2012 – Just months after losing control of the state Senate due to recall elections, Senate Republicans will return with the majority in January as a result of winning one open seat and likely retaking a seat lost during the recall election. Senate Republicans were able to win in the 12th Senate District left open by the retirement of Jim Holperin and won the 18th Senate District after challenger Rick Gudex defeated incumbent Senator Jessica King.