Every two years, the legislature goes through the biennial
budget process. An important part of this is to gather feedback
from our constituents on the Governor's proposal so the
legislature knows your views on the budget. As I have done in
the past, I have scheduled budget listening sessions and also
created a budget survey that will go out in the mail in the next
Please watch your mailbox for the budget survey and mark your
calendar to attend one of the budget listening sessions. We will
also put up an online survey in a few weeks, if you'd prefer to
respond electronically. Please note: the purpose of these budget
listening sessions is to gather feedback on the budget proposal.
If you have thoughts and concerns relating to other issues, I
would encourage to contact my office outside of these sessions.
I welcome your comments at any point, through any medium, so if
you cannot make it to a listening session, just email or call my
On Saturday, April 22, I will hold listening
sessions for the 56th Assembly District.
Village of Winneconne
Municipal Building, Winneconne
South 2nd St. Entrance
Valley Technical College
Room A160AB Entrance 15
The Joint Committee on Finance, which is the committee that
votes on individual budget items, also holds listening sessions
throughout the state. I am not a member of this committee, but
we work closely with our colleagues on that committee to give
them feedback and proposals on issues important to our district.
This year, the Committee will hold 6 public hearings at
the following locations:
Monday, April 3 - UW-Platteville, Platteville
Wednesday, April 5 - State Fair Park, Milwaukee
Friday, April 7 - Berlin High School, Berlin
Tuesday, April 18 - Spooner High School, Spooner
Wednesday, April 19 - Ellsworth High School, Ellsworth
Friday, April 21 - Marinette High School, Marinette
Even if you can't make a listening session, please contact my
office anytime to make your voice heard.