Innovative Healthcare Pilot Program Becomes Law Legislation authored by Rep. Jessie Rodriguez, and Rep. Joe Sanfelippo was signed into law. The proposal encourages hospitals to adopt intensive care coordination, a pilot program intended to reduce Medicaid costs and improve care for patients that substitute the emergency room for primary care.
Gov. Walker Approves Rodriguez Legislation Clarifying Relocation Law The updated policy eliminates confusion in state law regarding placement and custody when one parent intends to move 100 miles or more away from the other parent.
Bipartisan Alternative Drug Treatment Program Signed Into Law Today, Gov.Walker signed Wisconsin Act 203, legislation that will pave the way for counties across the state to implement family drug treatment court programs.
Assembly Approves Intensive Care Coordination Pilot Program Today, the Wisconsin State Assembly approved Assembly Bill 871, authored by Rep. Jessie Rodriguez and Rep. Joe Sanfelippo that will allow for the implementation of intensive care coordination programs across the state.
Assembly Approves Foster Forward Agenda Legislation proposed by state Representative Jessie Rodriguez passed the Assembly with unanimous approval on Tuesday.
Rep. Rodriguez Responds to State of the State Address State Representative Jessie Rodriguez released the following statement in response to Gov. Scott Walker’s State of the State Address.
Assembly Approves Bipartisan Alternative Drug Treatment Program This legislation creates the infrastructure for an alternative drug rehabilitation program that focuses on developing sober households.
Rodriguez Bill Becomes Law Designating Grobschmidt Memorial Bridge State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined Gov. Scott Walker to sign Senate Bill 99 into law marking the Richard A. Grobschmidt Memorial Bridge located along the Hank Aaron State Trail in honor of former state Senator Richard Grobschmidt.
Assembly Approves Rodriguez Legislation Honoring Former Senator Grobschmidt On the first day of the fall floor session, state Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) lauded her colleagues in the Assembly for unanimously approving Senate Bill 99, legislation that will name the bridge on the Hank Aaron State Trail after former state representative and senator, Richard Grobschmidt. Grobschmidt served in the Assembly for five terms before serving three terms in the state Senate.
Rep. Rodriguez Joins La Casa de Esperanza and Charter Communications to Announce Broadband Program for Low Income Families On Thursday evening, state Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined local elected officials, leadership from La Casa de Esperanza, and executives from Charter Communications to introduce Spectrum Internet Assist, a program for low-income families to purchase high speed broadband internet at a reduced price.
Rep. Rodriguez Celebrates National Manufacturing Day with Local Students at PPG On Friday morning, Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), joined Oak Creek High School students for a tour at PPG to share with students the opportunities available through careers in manufacturing.
Rep. Rodriguez Statement on Final Approval of the State Budget State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), released the following statement after Gov. Walker gave final approval to the 2017-2019 state budget.
Rodriguez and Assembly Approve Two-Year Spending Plan After a marathon floor session lasting approximately 11 hours, Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) gave approval to the 2017-2019 state budget that passed the Assembly late Wednesday evening.
Rodriguez Budget Motion Supports Small Businesses Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) praised her colleagues on the Joint Finance Committee for approving a motion on the final day of budget deliberation that requires the Department of Revenue to use statistical sampling for sales and use tax audits on businesses over a certain threshold in revenue.
Rodriguez and Assembly Greenlight Foxconn Bill After seven hours of debate Thursday evening, Rep. Rodriguez and her Assembly colleagues approved legislation that will allow Foxconn Technology Group to move forward with plans to invest more than $10 billion in a plant to be located in southeastern Wisconsin.
Rep. Rodriguez Supports Plan to Bring Foxconn to Wisconsin State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) joined her legislative colleagues by supporting the announcement of a $10 billion investment by Foxconn Technology Group.
Rep. Rodriguez Appointed to Speaker’s Task Force on Foster Care At a Capitol press conference Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) was appointed to the Speaker’s Task Force on Foster Care.
Rodriguez Bill Diminishes the Benefit Cliff On Tuesday, the Assembly passed Assembly Bill 241, authored by Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), legislation that mitigates the benefit drop-off in Wisconsin Shares. The
Assembly Supports Rodriguez Bill Combatting Homelessness With strong bipartisan support the Wisconsin State Assembly approved legislation, authored by Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), that aims to end homelessness in Wisconsin through employment efforts.
Rep. Rodriguez Aims to Bridge Gap Between Homelessness and Unemployment At a Capitol press conference Wednesday, Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek), joined by several Republican colleagues, unveiled a proposal that aims to end homelessness in Wisconsin through employment efforts.
Rep. Rodriguez Supports Special Session Bills On Tuesday evening, state Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) voted in favor of several bills aimed at battling drug abuse and addiction, a crisis that is worsening across the country.
Rodriguez and Assembly Designate Birth Defects Day in Wisconsin State Rep. Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) introduced Assembly Resolution 7, proclaiming March 3, 2017, Birth Defects Day in Wisconsin.
Assembly Welcomes Mexican Consulate to Capitol The Wisconsin State Assembly officially welcomed the newest consulate office to the state at the beginning of its legislative session on Tuesday.
Rep. Rodriguez Comments on Budget Recommendations State Representative Jessie Rodriguez, R-Oak Creek, released the following statements after Gov. Walker unveiled his recommendations for the 2017-19 biennial budget before a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature:
Rep. Rodriguez Responds to State of the State Address State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) issued the following statements after Gov. Scott Walker delivered the annual State of the State Address before a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature.
Rep. Rodriguez Begins Third Term in 103rd Wisconsin State Legislature State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) took the oath of office during an inauguration day ceremony Tuesday beginning her third term representing the 21st Assembly District in the 103rd Wisconsin State Legislature. Rep.