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Session Update

I am pleased to report that several significant policy initiatives were recently passed in the Assembly including Welfare Reform, Juvenile Corrections Reform, and a bill package to improve opportunities and outcomes for Foster Care Youth. I will be sending more detailed information in future e-updates regarding these initiatives.

 

Bills Update

I have several bills that I authored currently working through the process. I am hopeful that each of them will pass to become law before session adjourns. 

AB 848- The Emergency Mental Health Access for Minors bill passed the Assembly on a voice vote yesterday. It's now waiting for final action in the Senate. Read more here.

AB 872- The Public Safety Incentive Grants bill passed the Assembly unanimously on February 15th. It's also waiting for final action in the Senate. Read more here.

AB 809- The WHEDA Bill passed the Assembly on January 23rd and will be voted out of the Senate committee today. It will then be waiting to be scheduled for final action in the Senate.

 

The following bills I have highlighted in previous e-updates. Each of these bills have passed the Assembly, and have been voted out of the Senate committee. They are waiting for final action in the Senate.

AB 118- Preservation of Burial Sites

AB 659- TIF Subtraction

AB 735- DOR Bill

Thanks for Visiting

Several groups have recently visited my office to share their concerns and priorities or to let me know what they are working on. I enjoy visitors and love it when people have the opportunity to come to Madison to talk to my staff and my colleagues about issues that are important to them!

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Rep. Loudenbeck Receives Awards 

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Rep. Loudenbeck received the Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services Association (WEMSA) Legislator of the Year Award for her work on the Community EMS bill that was signed into law in November.

 

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Rep. Loudenbeck was also recognized by the Wisconsin Libraries Association as a Library Champion for her support of Library initiatives in the budget as well as two additional library priorities that have passed this session. 

Conservation Congress

The 2018 Wisconsin Conservation Congress Spring Hearing questionnaire is now available online. Each county will host a public hearing on Monday, April 9th where individuals interested in natural resources management will have an opportunity to provide input on local and statewide conservation issues.

 ICYMI: In Case You Missed It

AB 848: Click here to read the USA Today article.

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| |