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Legislation Wisconsin

Tony Evers vetoes $250 million Republican tax cut legislation | Politics and Elections |

STEVE APPS, STATE JOURNALDemocratic Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a major $250 million Republican-led tax-cut package on Wednesday that would use surplus revenues to reduce the average taxpayer’s income tax bill by $106. Evers, who vetoed the legislation at a Wauwatosa elementary school, said the legislation does not go far enough to boost the state’s investment […]

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House to vote on legislation making lynching a federal crime – CNNPolitics

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced last week that the House on Wednesday will take up HR 35, anti-lynching legislation introduced in the House by Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois called the Emmett Till Antilynching Act. Fourteen-year-old Till was brutally murdered in a racist attack in Mississippi in 1955, becoming a civil rights rallying […]

Legislation Virginia

Virginia lawmakers reject assault weapon ban | 13 WTHR Indianapolis

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s push to ban the sale of assault weapons has failed after members of his own party balked at the proposal. Moderate Democrats joined Republicans on a Senate committee Monday in rejecting legislation that would have prohibited the sale of certain semiautomatic firearms, including popular AR-15 style rifles, […]