12/1/2016
Rohrkaste Appointed to Joint Committee on Finance Today, Representative Mike Rohrkaste (R-Neenah) was appointed to the Joint Committee on Finance by Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester).
5/4/2016
Rohrkaste Receives Alzheimer’s Association Outstanding Advocacy Award Rohrkaste Receives Alzheimer’s Association Outstanding Advocacy Award Madison, WI – On Monday, State Representative Mike Rohrkaste (R-Neenah) received the 2016 Outstanding Advocacy Award from the Alzheimer’s Association Wisconsin Chapter Network. Rohrkaste was presented with the award by Tom Hlavacek, Executive Director of the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, at the Alzheimer’s Association annual conference in Wisconsin Dells.
4/27/2016
Rohrkaste Named WAND Legislator of the Year Madison, WI – State Representative Mike Rohrkaste (R-Neenah) was named the 2016 Legislator of the Year by the Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (WAND). Throughout this session, Rep. Rohrkaste worked with WAND to develop a statewide Dietetic Internship Program in Wisconsin’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. On Friday, Rep. Rohrkaste was presented with a plaque by Colleen Kristbaum, President of WAND, at the annual WAND Conference in Wisconsin Dells.
3/31/2016
Dietetic Internship Legislation Signed by Governor Madison, WI – Last week, legislation introduced by State Representative Mike Rohrkaste (R-Neenah) was signed into law by Governor Walker. The bill creates a statewide Dietetic Internship Program in Wisconsin’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. The program will train Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) to enhance the quality of nutrition services delivered to Wisconsin WIC clients. In February, the legislation passed the Assembly and Senate unanimously.
3/22/2016
Wisconsin Cares Legislation Signed by Governor Madison, WI – Today, State Representative Mike Rohrkaste (R-Neenah) and the rest of the Speaker’s Task Force on Alzheimer’s and Dementia had three significant bills from the Wisconsin Cares Legislative Package signed into law by Governor Walker. Each bill will directly help those living with dementia and their caregivers.