Christmas Tree Legislation Signed into Law Today, Governor Walker signed AB 648 (2015 Wisconsin Act 333) into law, clarifying a provision in the state fire code that that caused confusion regarding natural Christmas Trees in places of assembly; including places of worship and the State Capitol building. Wisconsin adheres to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1 fire code. Section 10.13 of the code governs combustible vegetation, including live, natural cut Christmas Trees.
Trolling Rights Secured for Visually Impaired Today, Governor Walker signed SB 298 into law as 2015 Wisconsin Act 363, requiring the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to issue trolling permits free of charge to visually impaired persons.
Divisive Rhetoric from Leaders Must Cease Representative Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum) issued the following statements following Rep. Mandela Barnes’ (D-Milwaukee) statement associating Christianity with hate and violence...
Sen. Nass and Rep. Kremer Issue Open Letter to Wisconsin’s Parents and Children Senator Stephen Nass (R-Whitewater) and Representative Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum), authors of 2015 AB 469, the “Student Privacy Protection Act,” released an open letter to Wisconsin’s parents and children following recently released, joint guidance on transgender students from the federal Department of Education and Department of Justice...
Statement in Response to Release of 2016 Family Prosperity Index Representative Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum) issued the following statements regarding the recent release of the Family Prosperity Initiative’s 2016 study, in which Wisconsin ranks 18th nationally for family prosperity.