State Lawmakers hope cooler heads will prevail after Alexandria shooting "And that includes our President, quite frankly, who calls out the press at every turn, talks about the fake news, talks about - you know, he's the leading person that people listen to the most," said Rep. Peter Barca.
Wisconsin Assembly Backs National Constitutional Convention “If that's what you want, there's a process to accomplish those goals that doesn't require a constitutional convention. They're called elections. Run on it. Run on cutting Medicare. Run on cutting our military budget. Run on dismantling the federal government," said Rep. Jimmy Anderson.
Trump protestors gather outside of Hyatt Regency ahead of private fundraiser "The way things are right now, people are working and working and working, and they're not getting ahead and that really needs to change," said Rep. Dana Wachs.
Trump talks health care and jobs during Wisconsin visit "Trump, just like Walker, is pulling a bait and switch on the American people. He is saying he cares about workers, but in fact his budget takes away money and resources from the very programs that train manufacturers, workers, nurses, the programs that support our small business owners, and that create and spur economic growth, especially in rural communities. It's time for these cuts to stop," said Rep. Katrina Shankland.
Assembly Panel Oks Chiropractor Athletic Exams "The list of people against this is two-and-a-half pages long. I just have grave concerns that we're changing the scope of practice for one particular group," said Rep. Debra Kolste.
Wisconsin ‘Campus Free Speech Act’ risks stifling free speech, critics say “Instead of supporting free speech for all students, the authors of this bill have created a broad, vague proposal that could chill speech and ultimately silence those who want to respectfully share their beliefs on an issue,” said Rep. Dana Wachs.
Lawmakers Lunch with the Homeless "There's obviously some opportunities to do a lot more, especially when you're talking about increasing wages for Wisconsin families. At the same time there are actions that can be taken at the local level, as well as the federal level. So, it's important for all of us to come together with non-profit partners and really address the issue," said Rep. Eric Genrich.
Democratic Weekly Radio Address: "WI Can Do Better" Rep. Tod Ohnstad (D-Kenosha) offered the Democratic Weekly Radio Address on the continued failures of Gov. Walker's administration.
Assembly Republicans release educational reform proposal Assembly Republicans provide K-12 spending plan "We have ten percent less funding for schools than we had in 2008. You can roll out a new plan, but I’m not going to give you credit for trying to address the problems you created,” said Rep. Gordon Hintz.
Gagging the UW: Critics worry campus speech bill is another attack on academic freedom “It’s important that students have the right to invite who they want,” said Rep. Jill Billings. “Who am I as a legislator to say you have to have more conservative speakers?”