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Lena Taylor, State Senator, 4th District

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Recent Posts

  • Senator Taylor Responds to Milwaukee Brewer Josh Hader’s Offensive Tweets

    MADISON – The ten-year old social media posts that have recently surfaced by Josh Hader are incredibly offensive. I recognize that Josh has apologized for his actions and stressed that those past tweets do not reflect his current beliefs. As with Donte DiVincenzo, who had questionable posts written when he was 14 years old, we are asked to rememb ...
    Jul 18 Tags: Untagged
  • Hands Off Our Data

    MILWAUKEE - This week, the Trump Administration asked for all 50 states to turn over election data concerning voters, which includes names, dates of birth, voting histories, and party identifications. President Trump has widely stated that he believes nearly three million people voted illegally, which cost him the popular vote. In spite of this, t ...
    Jul 08 Tags: Untagged
  • Governor Walker Sends Irresponsible Budget to Legislature

    Since his Milwaukee County days, Scott Walker has used the budget process to make political promises and then let the legislators find the money, or not, to fulfill them. MILWAUKEE - Last Wednesday, Governor Walker announced his 2017-2019 budget. Now, I've had a front seat to Walker's budgets since he was Milwaukee County Executive. This fiscal ...
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  • Walker Turns Back on Pardons

    MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin Constitution states, “The governor shall have power to grant reprieves, commutations and pardons, after conviction…” Yet, the only person in the entire state who has the power to grant a pardon, Governor Scott Walker, has refused to do so. It is appalling that someone who has taken an oath to honor the constitution would ...
    Feb 07 Tags: Untagged
  • Strip Search Bill Strips Clothes and Dignity

    Senate Bill 248 removes the current requirement that a person be arrested or detained for at least twelve hours before they are strip searched. We have a strip search problem in Milwaukee. One attorney I spoke with has 14 cases of unlawful strip searches pending in federal court. Were their "crimes" worthy of this level of humiliation? MILWAUKEE ...
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Janis Ringhand, State Senator Dist 15

State Senator Janis Ringhand (D-Evansville) is a former mayor, small business owner and community banker. She serves on the Senate Committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Affairs. She serves the 15th Senate District.

Recent Posts

  • PLA Legislation is Bad for Wisconsin

    Project Labor Agreements (PLA’s) are one of the few tools that local governments have left to put “Wisconsin first” when it comes to public construction projects, but Madison legislators want to eliminate it as part of the bidding process. MADISON - As President Trump takes the initial steps to get America out of poorly negotiated trade dea ...
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  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Is 'Our Financial Watchdog'

    Federal Agency was created as part of the Dodd-Frank Act in response to the banking crisis of 2007-08, which caused the Great Recession. Customers of Wells Fargo, or any other bank or credit union, can monitor their accounts to make sure they don’t see unauthorized products or account activity and report them here. EVANSVILLE, WI - The Consumer ...
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  • It’s Time to Invest in Our Transportation System

    Gov. Walker tells Transportation Secretary not to include any tax or fee increases in his budget request for state highway system improvement. As a result, system is going to continue to deteriorate and highway projects throughout the state will be delayed. MADISON - Recently, former Republican State Senator and current Waukesha County Executive ...
    Jul 10 Tags: Untagged

Jon Erpenbach. State Senator 27th District

State Senator Jon Erpenbach (D-Madison) - A former radio personality and legislative assistant, Erpenbach was elected to represent the 27th Senate District in November of 1998 and was re-elected in 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014. Jon’s Senate colleagues elected him Senate Democratic Leader in December 2002. He served in that position until December 2004.
Senator Erpenbach has worked in the Legislature to regulate issue ads since his election in 1998 to the Senate, that includes working on bipartisan proposals to limit outside spending in elections and shed light on who is spending money to influence the outcomes of elections and legislation.
For more information please contact his office at 608-266-66790 or 888-549-0027 or sen.erpenbach@legis.wi.gov

Recent Posts

  • Erpenbach on Nationwide Protests: Black Lives Matter

    We must listen to Black Americans, their experiences, acknowledge the hurdles they face, and make bold changes to address these systematic inequities and injustices, says State Senator. West Point, WI - While many are feeling the pressure of a global pandemic, for many Americans there is another virus that has been running through the veins of ...
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  • Erpenbach Calls for Senate to Remove Unemployment Insurance Barriers

    Republicans put into place more than a dozen new hurdles in just eight years that Wisconsinites have to jump over in order to receive the benefits they have earned. Time for political games with people's lives is over. West Point – In December 2014 an audit was performed on the Wisconsin Unemployment System. The audit found that in FY 2013-2014, ...
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  • How Partisan Gerrymandering Limits Access to Care

    The GOP majority in Madison, which actually represents a minority of Wisconsinites, is costing us money and lives by adhering to Walker era policy of resistance to Affordable Care, says Senator. West Point - On February 24, 2020, the Center for American Progress released a report on how gerrymandering has prevented more than 2 million uninsured ...
    Feb 29 Tags: Untagged
  • It’s Time to Stand Up for our Agricultural and Rural Communities

    State Senator says family farms are Wisconsin’s legacy and makes proposals to better address the real issues that our rural communities are facing. West Point - The story is starting to become cliché. Wisconsinites overwhelmingly support a proposal that benefits our state, Republican leadership cries “partisanship”, and blocks action until an un ...
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  • Wisconsin Democrats Introduce Bills to Protect Property Taxpayers

    Legislation attempts to reverse the increasing bill for the costly school choice and voucher programs at the expense of public schools. MADISON - Property taxpayers have a hidden cost on their bills this month. According to the Department of Public Instruction, this hidden fee will cost the 27th Senate District $3.1 million, and upwards of $95.6 ...
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Tammy Baldwin, Senator from Wisconsin

In 2012, Tammy was elected to the U.S. Senate defeating former Wisconsin Governor and Bush Administration Cabinet Secretary Tommy Thompson. She is Wisconsin’s first woman to serve in the US Senate and is the first openly gay member elected to the Senate.
Tammy Baldwin is devoted to fighting for Wisconsin families and has been her whole life. Tammy was born and raised in the Badger State and in Wisconsin’s proud progressive tradition, she has a strong record of taking on corporate special interests and fighting for the middle class.

Recent Posts

  • My thoughts on the Wisconsin election results

    The Wisconsin GOP tried to steal an election, but last night, we found out they lost. Please sign my petition demanding universal vote-by-mail be included in the next coronavirus relief bill. WASHINGTON, DC - Last week, the Wisconsin GOP tried to steal a seat on the state’s Supreme Court by refusing to move our election or provide safe voting ...
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  • VOTE: Walker's worst ideas?

    MADISON - Wisconsinites have a celebrated history of progressivism. We value civic engagement and activism. We believe in the power of regular people and government’s role in improving and protecting the lives of citizens.But after six years under Governor Walker’s failed leadership, many of the values Wisconsinites hold dear are being eroded ...
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Russ Feingold

Russ Feingold is known for his independence, his honesty and his work ethic on behalf of Wisconsin families. He has always stood up for the middle class families, students and workers who need economic opportunity, often drawing the ire of wealthy special interests and lobbyists.

A lifetime Wisconsin resident, Feingold represented Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate from 1993 to 2011, earning a reputation for doing what’s right, not what’s politically convenient. Whether it was opposing the war in Iraq, serving as an early voice for fiscal responsibility, or being the only Senator to oppose the Patriot Act, Feingold has shown that you can make a difference if you’re willing to speak truth to power.
After serving in the U.S. Senate, Feingold taught at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Lawrence University in Appleton and Stanford University in California. He served as United States Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo at the State Department. And he founded the group Progressives United to continue his fight against special interest influence in our political system. In 2012 he authored the book While America Sleeps, A Wake Up Call For The Post 9/11 Era.
See more here: http://russfeingold.com/about-russ/

Recent Posts

  • Making Our Votes Meaningless?

    As Republicans in Washington move to substitute their own Supreme Court pick under Trump for President Obama's, the very legitimacy of our democratic system is at stake. Stand up for the legitimacy of our Supreme Court. MIDDLETON, WI - Barack Obama won the 2012 presidential election by approximately 5 million votes. Donald Trump lost the 2016 el ...
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  • Put Government Back In The Hands Of The People

    “Corporations. Go heavy after them to give. Take Koch’s money. Get on a plane to Vegas and sit down with Sheldon Adelson. Ask for $1m now.” - The Guardian, September 14 MIDDLETON, WI - Nobody benefitted more from Citizens United than the Koch brothers and two Wisconsin Republicans: Governor Scott Walker and Senator Ron Johnson. This we‌ek, a st ...
    Sep 18 Tags: Untagged
  • Russ Feingold on Wisconsin’s Opioid Crisis

    MIDDLETON, WI - The opioid crisis is a tragedy that ravages our communities, and it should never be a partisan issue. Addiction is a disease that we have to address comprehensively – that means treatment, prevention, and education. So I am encouraged that leaders like Sen. Tammy Baldwin are fighting for bipartisan solutions that prioritize treatme ...
    Apr 15 Tags: Untagged
  • Russ Feingold Statement on Equal Pay Day

    MIDDLETON, WI - Women have played an invaluable role in growing and strengthening Wisconsin’s economy; their hard work, dedication and ingenuity have built strong families, businesses and communities. Yet, women still lack the legal protection to guarantee the pay they deserve. Equal Pay Day marks how far into the year women on average have to wor ...
    Apr 12 Tags: Untagged
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