WI Senate Set To Convene Monday In Madison
The Wisconsin Senate plans to convene Monday for a special session to discuss police reform.
Governor Tony Evers ordered lawmakers in both chambers back to Madison, following the shooting of Jacob Blake in the back Sunday by a Kenosha police officer. Evers wants lawmakers to work on a package of police reform bills which he first introduced in June. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said they’ll do that, as well as considering other legislation by Republican state Senator Van Wangaard. Fitzgerald’s office said it is not a full floor session, but a procedural move to “open up” the session. There’s been no word on Assembly action.