December 11, 2015

Contact: Rep. Steineke: 608-266-2418

Rep. Steineke Statement on UW Free Speech Resolution

Madison . . . Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) issued the following statement in response to the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents’ vote to support academic freedom and free speech: 

“I am proud of the UW Board of Regent’s vote to encourage open and honest dialogue among UW campuses. Our students should find higher education institutions to be a place where they can freely exercise their 1st Amendment rights without fear of repercussions. The Regents’ action today reaffirms the importance of the free exchange of ideas.”