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Stubbs Not Happy With Removal of UW-Madison Engineering Building from State Budget PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Shelia Stubbs Press   
Monday, 03 July 2023 18:32

uwlogoMADISON – WI – Following negotiations for the 2023-25 biennial state budget, the proposed Engineering Building Project on the UW-Madison Campus was not included.

Representative Shelia Stubbs released the following statement:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 July 2023 10:42
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Shelton rejects the proposed 2023-2025 Biennial Budget PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kristina Shelton Press   
Thursday, 29 June 2023 23:26

assembly-wi-robin-vosMADISON - Today, the Assembly took up the 2023-2025 biennial budget legislation, culminating in various cuts from Governor Evers’ budget proposal and tabling 13 Democratic amendments to restore crucial provisions removed by Joint Finance including abortion protections, Medicaid expansion, funding for the UW System and public schools, and more.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 July 2023 14:43
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Bipartisan Package of Affordable Housing Legislation PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Thursday, 29 June 2023 10:45

gb-apartmentsMADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today delivered the Democratic Radio Address on the five bipartisan bills signed last week to help expand access to safe, affordable housing for working families. The legislation is critical to supporting the state’s workforce and maintaining the state’s economic momentum. More information can be found here.

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Smith Deplores Squandered Opportunities in Biennial Budget PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeff Smith, State Senator District 31   
Thursday, 29 June 2023 10:28

wisconsin-senateMADISON – Wednesday the Wisconsin State Senate debated the 2023-25 biennial budget as amended by the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee (JFC). Senator Jeff Smith (D-Brunswick) and his Democratic colleagues introduced eleven amendments designed to restore vital provisions of the Governor’s budget slashed by JFC. All eleven amendments were rejected.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 July 2023 10:34
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Every Single Senate Republican Votes Against Child Care Counts PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Melissa Agard Press   
Thursday, 29 June 2023 10:13

childcareMADISON – Wednesday, Wisconsin Senate Democrats put forward an amendment to save the Child Care Counts program with $340 in state funding. Senate Democratic Leader Melissa Agard (D-Madison) released the following statement on Republicans rejecting this amendment on a party line vote:

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 July 2023 10:19
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Agard on Senate’s Budget Action PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Melissa Agard Press   
Wednesday, 28 June 2023 20:20

capitol-night-wiscMADISON – The Wisconsin State Senate is poised to pass a state budget that does not support the hardworking people of the state. Today, Senate Democrats offered several amendments to provide Senate Republicans with one final opportunity to honor the will of the people. Republicans squandered this opportunity by rejecting each of Senate Democrats’ amendments. Senate Democratic Leader Melissa Agard (D-Madison) released the following statement:

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Wis Democracy Campaign - Vouchers, tax breaks, and my farewell PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, Matt Rothschild   
Wednesday, 28 June 2023 19:51

wdc-logo-2022Our friend Matt Rothschild does his last column of an illustrious career.

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Eric Holder on Moore v. Harper Victory PDF Print E-mail
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Written by National Redistricting Foundation Press, Brooke Lillard   
Tuesday, 27 June 2023 11:26

voters-2022SCOTUS decision today is a victory for those fighting in both state and federal court for fair maps that protect and strengthen the right to vote for all eligible Americans.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 June 2023 13:51
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Gov. Evers on the Anniversary of the Overturning of Roe v. Wade PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Friday, 23 June 2023 10:35

women-health"Together, we will restore reproductive freedom in our state and make sure our kids and grandkids don’t grow up in a world where they have fewer rights than we did," says Governor.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 June 2023 10:45
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Agard Reacts to Dobbs Decision One Year Later PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Melissa Agard Press   
Friday, 23 June 2023 10:28

women-health-servicesMADISON – Tomorrow marks one year since the Supreme Court of the United States ruled on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, overturning Roe v. Wade and ending the nearly 50-year-old constitutional right to abortion access. State Senate Democratic Leader, Sen. Melissa Agard (D-Madison) released the following statement:

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