With 52 in favor and 34 opposed, the Bucks arena bill has now passed both houses of the Wisconsin state legislature, and heads to Gov. Scott Walker to be signed into law.
WisPolitics, a media partner of Milwaukee Magazine, has details on comments made on the Assembly floor in the Quorum Call blog. Stay tuned to WisPolitics.com for reaction to the deal, and find press releases from lawmakers and others from around the state aggregated here.
Here are the votes from today’s extraordinary session.
Gov. Walker, who is currently in Philadelphia campaigning to seek the Republican nomination for president, has long been a supporter of the arena proposal and will certainly sign the bill. A signing ceremony is sure to be announced soon. Keep track of the Governor’s whereabouts at WisPolitics’ Walker Watch blog.