"Christmas Tree Bill" Signed into Law
This week, Governor Walker signed
into law to become
2015 Wisconsin Act
333. Act 333 will ensure that
churches are free to display safe, well-watered and properly lit Christmas
Trees in their sanctuaries. I was happy to author this legislation after
being made aware of local issues concerning arbitrary bans of Christmas
trees by local officials. Section 10.13 of the
NFPA 1 fire code governs combustible vegetation, including natural cut
To read more about this bill and to view my
press release, click
Pictured with members of the Christmas
Tree Growers Assoc., Senator Steve Nass and Staff
ID Cards Suitable for Voter ID
As you are likely aware, the April 5th primary
is upon us. To vote, you will need to bring along photo identification with
you to the polls. Governor Walker recently signed
into law, which will allow online voter registration, eliminate special
registration deputies and allow the use of Veteran ID cards issued by the
Department of Veterans Affairs.
For the first time, Wisconsin's veterans will
be able to vote using their photo ID issued by the VHA.
Click here to read more about how the new law relates to veterans.
To find out more about the new law and how it
applies to the upcoming election,
click here to visit the state's election website.
Next Saturday, April 9, I will be at the
throughout the District holding listening sessions:
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Tequila Restaurant, Hartford
3461 High Road Hartford, 53027
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
New Holstein Public Library
2115 Washington Street New Holstein,
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cloud Village Hall
1105 Main Street St. Cloud, 53079
p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Kewaskum Village Hall Community Room
1st Street Kewaskum, 53040
If you have any questions you would like me
to address, please submit them to me at
Rep.Kremer@legis.wi.gov, or call the office at (608) 266-9175 so
that I can come prepared to address your specific concerns.
See you next Saturday!
please continue to contact me with any questions or concerns. I received
many constituent contacts last year- nearly 1,500 emails, phone calls and
letters! Thank you for all your input, thoughts and encouragement. It is an
honor to serve you.