Three Republican senators opposed a bill that increases limits on historic rehabilitation tax credits from $500,000 to $3.5 million.
Mark Sommerhauser covers state government and politics for the Wisconsin State Journal.
The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a package of bills cementing the pay increases.
Having passed the state Assembly, the bill now heads to the desk of Gov. Scott Walker, whose office has said he supports it.
Nearly 80 bills were on the agenda for Tuesday's Senate session, scheduled to start at 11 a.m.
The state Senate has passed a bill to prohibit state health insurance programs from covering abortions for state workers, sending it to the de…
The bill's sponsor, Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, said she offered the bill at the urging of Milwaukee city officials.
Another bill would require Medicaid enrollees determined by the state to be "able-bodied" to pay child support and participate in child paternity testing, or face losing benefits.
Tuesday's ballot also includes some local races.
A string of disclosures over the last nine months suggest Nicholson's Republican conversion may not have unfolded as cleanly as he has said.
Kriss Marion, a Blanchardville Democrat, is known for pushing to legalize sale of home-baked goods in Wisconsin