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Wisconsin State Legislature
Statement from Rep. Barca on new state revenue figures
“This is further evidence that the policies of Gov. Walker and the Republican legislature are not working for Wisconsin. These estimates from Walker’s own Department of Revenue show an economy that continues to lag behind all other Midwestern states."
Kenosha and Racine Legislators, Local Leaders Call On Gov. Walker to Release Study and Approve Kenosha Casino
“By approving the Kenosha casino, Governor Walker would finally open the door for a more than $800 million dollar investment into Wisconsin’s economy,” Rep. Barca said.
Rep. Barca Statement on Act 10 Ruling
"Today’s Supreme Court ruling is extremely disappointing for the teachers, nurses, prison guards, and other professionals who serve the public each day."
Lower Tax Collections Create $281 million Shortfall in State Budget
Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) put out a statement, saying the shortfall “is further evidence that the policies of Gov. Walker and the Republican legislature are not working for Wisconsin.”
Local legislators press Walker on casino decision
“It’s hard to imagine there wouldn’t be a net plus on the budget rather than a negative,” Barca said. “(Walker) can assure that it is a net positive for the budget.”
Many accepting ALS ice bucket challenge
LAUREL — To Gov. Scott Walker, First District Rep. Paul Ryan, GOP National Chair Reince Priebus, state Rep. Peter Barca and Kenosha Alderman Steve Bostrom for participating in the “ice bucket challenge.”