Concealed Carry and Firearms Laws in Wisconsin

The Legislative Reference Bureau has released a brief detailing Wisconsin’s recently enacted concealed carry law and other various firearms laws. The brief details: the history of Wisconsin’s concealed carry law; concealed carry licensing; limitations on concealed carry; and other firearms laws. 

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Agencies Searching for Burdensome and Outdated Rules

Gov. Walker’s Executive Order #61 Relating to Job Creation and Small Business Expansion asks all state agencies to conduct a thorough review of  regulations, and to recommend for possible elimination, outdated and overly cumbersome regulations that provide no or little demonstrable benefit. A similar effort last year by Michigan’s Office of Regulatory Reinvention generated a […]

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Walker Issues Few Vetoes

The month after the end of the legislative floor session ends is a flurry of bill signings and last ditch efforts aimed at getting the Governor to veto particular bills. This year was no different except that the number of vetoes was significantly lower than previous years owing since both houses of the legislature and […]

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Governor Walker Calls Second Special Session on Jobs

For the second time this year Governor Scott Walker has called the legislature into special session to address jobs. The “Back to Work Wisconsin” special session is expected to begin on Thursday, September 19, and run through November. Walker’s announcement included a list of 26 pieces of legislation for the session. The list is replicated […]

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