Abortion ban, Christmas trees in the capitol, drug testing for unemployment & job training programs, right to work

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Abortion ban, Christmas trees in the capitol, drug testing for unemployment & job training programs, right to work

 

Check out these key votes made by elected officials in Wisconsin during the most recent legislative session, and go to www.votespotter.com to signup and see how your elected officials voted on these and other issues that impact your daily life.

 

Senate Bill 179, Ban abortion after 20 weeks: Passed 19 to 14 in the Senate on June 9, 2015, and 61 to 34 in the Assembly on July 8, 2015

To prohibit abortion in cases where a doctor determines that 20 or more weeks have passed since fertilization, with exceptions for medical emergencies.

 

Senate Bill 44, Adopt a Wisconsin a "right to work" law: Passed 17 to 15 in the Senate on February 25, 2015, and 62 to 35 in the Assembly on March 5, 2016

To prohibit employers from requiring employees to pay union dues or fees as a condition of employment.

 

Assembly Bill 192, Require unemployment insurance claimants to take drug tests: Passed 63 to 32 in the Assembly on May 13, 2015

To require drug testing of unemployment insurance claimants as a potential condition of receiving benefits.

 

Assembly Bill 191, Require drug testing for job training applicants: Passed 62 to 33 in the Assembly on May 13, 2015

To require applicants to government job training programs take a drug test and enter a treatment program if the results are positive. The treatment programs are provided by the state Department of Children and Families.

 

Assembly Bill 648, Allow Christmas trees in state capitol and churches: Passed 25 to 7 in the Senate on March 15, 2016

To prohibit a state agency or local government from enacting a fire safety ordinance that would ban placing a Christmas tree in the rotunda of the state capitol or in churches.

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