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Tomorrow is Veterans' Day. Please take a moment to remember and thank those who have given so much for our country. 
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Update on Bills

Community EMS- AB 151

On October 31st, AB 151 cleared it's final legislative step and unanimously passed the State Senate. It now heads to Governor Walker to be signed into law.

AB 151 creates and defines community paramedics (CPs) and community emergency medical technicians (CEMTs). It will allow for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to operate in a non-emergency setting, under the medical direction of a physician, to provide treatment outside of a hospital. Over the last two years, my office has worked with several stakeholder groups to create a bill that we believe encourages partnerships to provide quality care for people all across Wisconsin, while providing appropriate oversight and training. We wanted to find balance while providing flexibility for these programs to truly reflect the needs that each individual community faces. Click here for more information about the bill.

 

Burial Mounds- AB 118

AB 118 passed the State Assembly yesterday on a voice vote. It will now be referred to a Senate Committee for a public hearing.

AB 118 is the result of the Legislative Study Committee on the Preservation of Burial Sites that I chaired last summer. The Study Committee was tasked with reviewing Wisconsin's current burial sites preservation law to determine whether it adequately balances the interests of scientists, landowners, developers and others with an interest in a burial site, including those with a kinship interest and those with a general cultural, tribal, or religious affiliation. Click here for my testimony and click more information about the bill.

FullSizeRender.jpgI was honored to receive the Legislator of the Year Award from the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Charitable Foundation in October. In the picture are L-R, Steve Pieper, PFFW Executive Board Member from Fond du Lac, Lance Tryggestad, PFFW Executive Board Member from La Crosse, and PFFW Vice President and member of the PFFW Charitable Foundation Board, Mike Woodzicka from Appleton. 

In The District

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I had the pleasure of meeting with the leadership team at Inspiration Ministries and Rep. Tyler August to discuss how state and federal policies affect facilities that serve individuals with disabilities.  For more information about Inspiration Ministries located in Walworth County, Click here to visit their website.

  In The District

Last week, I met with DOT and Hoffman Construction Co. to talk about the construction projects on the I-39/90 corridor. It was a great learning experience to see what goes on behind the scenes on these major projects! I'm happy to report that DOT shared the I-39/90 project is currently on schedule and under budget!

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Good Luck Hunters!

This year, changes were made to tagging requirements for hunting. Hunters are reminded that registration of their harvest is still required for the ongoing archery season and upcoming gun deer season. Harvested deer must be registered by 5 p.m. the day after recovery. Registration can be completed online or by phone. Click here for more information on the changes.

My capitol office is here to help you with general inquiries as well as questions and concerns regarding legislative matters. Feel free to contact me or my staff. We are always ready to assist you in your needs. Please visit my website for press releases and other Capitol updates.

 If you have any comments regarding the subject of this E-Update, please feel free to contact me.   


Rep. Amy Loudenbeck 
State Capitol, Room 304 East
PO Box 8952
Madison, WI 53708

Toll-Free (888) 529-0031 or (608) 266-9967
Rep.Loudenbeck@legis.wi.gov| |