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WI Senate Panel Set To Hear Worker’s Compensation Reform Package

The WI Senate Labor and Regulatory Reform Committee has scheduled a public hearing on Senate Bill 665, the agreed-bill from the Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council that contains a medical fee schedule for worker’s compensation injuries . The hearing is set for February 14 at 10:00 a.m. in room 411 South of the state capitol. MWFPA […]

EPA Delays WOTUS Rule Implementation

The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers are formally acting to delay the effective date of the Obama-era “waters of the U.S.” rule by two years to give the Trump administration time to implement a replacement. The Supreme Court essentially forced the administration to delay the effective date by ruling that the appeals court that originally put […]

WI Gov. Walker Delivers State Of State Address

WI Gov. Scott Walker gave his eighth State of the State Address Wednesday. In addition to playing up the state’s successes, he urged lawmakers to overhaul welfare rules and approve both a child tax credit and a proposal to make health care affordable to all. The cost of the child care credits is expected to […]

MN Legislature Sues Gov Over Legislative Funding

The Minnesota House and Senate filed a lawsuit on Tuesday asking a judge to overturn Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of their funding for the next two years. The lawsuit, filed in Ramsey County District Court, claims Dayton’s constitutional veto power doesn’t allow him to defund the Legislature. Lawmakers are also asking for an immediate order […] […]