Chronic Wasting Disease in Marquette County Chronic Wasting Disease or CWD is a neurological disease that affects our deer and elk populations. In recent years, efforts to combat and control this disease have increased due to the difficulty of containment. This month, the first case of CWD in Marquette County was reported.
Speaker's Task Force on Suicide Prevention Last week, I was named Chair of the Speaker’s Task Force on Suicide Prevention by Speaker Vos. I am honored to have been asked to lead this initiative.
Women's History Month Starting in 1980, the National Women’s History Project, now the National Women’s History Alliance, successfully lobbied for the first presidential proclamation recognizing National Women’s History Week.
Career and Technical Education Month February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. CTE courses allow our students the opportunity to get hands-on experience in fields that often have workforce shortages and learn employability skills that will be valuable throughout their careers.
National Donor Day Almost 115,000 people in the U.S. are currently on the waiting list for an organ transplant, and 20 people die each day waiting for a lifesaving organ.
February is American Heart Month More than 800,000 people in the United States die from cardiovascular disease each year. I kicked off American Heart Month with many of my legislative colleagues by celebrating National Wear Red Day. February is the Month where we come together to bring awareness to this disease
Winter Fun You may not have believed it until this past week, but we are well into winter here in Wisconsin. With the arrival of some much needed snow, I wanted to share with you some fun winter activities for you and your family.
Middle Class Tax Cut Initiative Assembly Republicans delivered an initiative to fulfill Governor Evers' campaign promise of giving middle class Wisconsinites a tax break.
15th Annual Joan Ballweg Leadership Scholarship I wanted to announce today that I will be offering my 15th Annual Joan Ballweg Leadership Scholarship. This scholarship is open to all high school seniors graduating this spring who live in the 41st Assembly District.
2019-20 Legislative Priorities Hello, I'm State Representative Joan Ballweg. I am pleased to now have been inaugurated to serve the 41st Assembly District for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.
Look Back on 2018 With 2018 coming to a close, it is a good time to reflect on the things we accomplished outside of legislation.
Thank You and Update I am honored to have been elected to represent the 41st Assembly District for another session. In January, I will be debuting a new E-Update so in the meantime make sure to follow my Facebook page to stay updated with what's happening in the 41st Assembly District and Madison.