|HERE FOR YOU
MAMA DíS OPENS NEW
LOCATION IN GENESEE DEPOT
Representative Allen and Diane Markus, owner of Mama
Dís in Genesee Depot
Genesee Depot welcomed a new, third
location for Mama Dís Coffee Shop! Already established
in Waukesha and Wales, the new Genesee Depot digs are
located in the historic railroad station (formerly the
Genesee Depot Cafť). Weíre enthusiastic about Mama Dís
expansion to Genesee Depot, and wish them well!
If you know of a new business or business expansion in
the 97th Assembly District, let us know. Representative
Allen would love to visit and feature that business in
an upcoming E-Update.
STATE HIGHWAY AUDIT
Late last week, the Legislative Audit
Bureau released its analysis of the state highway
program. The Joint Audit Committee requested the report
last year. The 149-page report detailed dozens of areas
where the Department of Transportation failed to adhere
to their own guidelines and failed to implement best
practices, wasting tens of millions of taxpayer dollars.
In response, Representative Scott Allen (R-Waukesha)
issued the following statement:
ďIt is disappointing to learn that best practices were
not used by DOT, and taxpayer dollars were taken for granted. I
am reviewing the audit carefully and will be talking
with my Assembly colleagues about the best ways to move
forward. While Secretary Rossí response is encouraging,
I hope that the Governor directs his attention to making
sure the Audit Bureauís recommendations are implemented.
Our task in the legislature is to maximize the value of
our citizensí tax dollars. This audit will provide a
valuable reference tool while evaluating the Governorís
Read the Legislative Audit Bureauís report here:
RESOURCES FOR LIFE
The annual March for Life in
Washington D.C. was last week, marking the 44th anniversary of the
Supreme Courtís 1973 ruling in Roe v. Wade.
some local recourses for women and families to utilize.
Tomorrowís Choice Family Resource Center
912 N Barstow St.
Waukesha, WI 53186
307 S. Rochester St.
Mukwonago, WI 53149
494 W Main St,
Waukesha, WI, 53186
One privilage of being a state
representative is the opportunity to greet constituents
when they visit the Capitol! Thank you to every student
and school group who visited!
Representative Allen and Senator Kapenga greeting
local home school students
On Tuesday, January 17th, Representative Allen and
Senator Kapenga met with a group of home school students
and their parents from across Waukesha County. The
students were from multiple grade levels and spent the
day learning about state government, including watching
an oral argument in the Supreme Court.
Representative Allen and Senator Kapenga met with
Butler Middle school on Thursday January 19th in the
Capitol rotunda before their tour.
You can schedule a tour of the capital by contacting
Capital Tours at 608-261-7002, or by going to
As always, if you have any comments or
thoughts regarding the subjects of this
E-Update, please feel free to contact me.
State Capitol Room 8 West - PO Box 8952, Madison, WI 53708
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