Assistance with Wisconsin State Agencies
If you need help resolving an issue with any state agency, please email me at Rep.Petersen@legis.wi.gov, or call our office at (608)-266-3794 or toll free (888) 947-0400. We ensure you will get the answers or aide you seek as quickly as possible. If you are interested in more information on a state program, visit Wisconsin's official website, wisconsin.gov.
State Capitol Tours
Individuals, groups, schools, and civic organizations are welcome to visit the Capitol. Listed in 2001 as a National Historic Landmark, our Capitol is certainly one of the most beautiful in the country. Nestled between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona, our Capitol stands just 3 feet shorter than the Nation’s Capital and has the largest dome by circumference in the nation.
Free tours of the State Capitol are offered daily, year round. Tours depart from the ground floor Information Desk Monday through Saturday at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 am and 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 pm; and Sundays at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm. A 4:00 pm tour is offered Memorial Day through Labor Day. The sixth floor museum and observation deck are open during the summer months. For more information about the tours, visit the State's Capitol Tour web page. To reserve a tour for groups of 10 or more, call (608) 266-0382 or fill out the online reservation form.
To request a Blue Book, please e-mail me your name and address at Rep.Petersen@legis.wi.gov or call my Madison office at (608) 266-3794 or toll free (888) 947-0400. You can also view the Blue Book online.
How a Bill Becomes a Law
The How a Bill Becomes a Law booklet published by the Assembly Chief Clerk. You can request copies from my office or view it online. It describes the legislative process, and provides tips for contacting your representatives and using the Legislature's website.
Fun Stuff for Kids
The Wisconsin Historical Society has a plethora of fun and informative links. Wisconsin.gov has several links for kids to explore, including an environmental education website from the Department of Natural Resources and a website on managing money from the Department of Financial Institutions.
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