Wisconsin judge strikes down Walker’s anti-union law “This decision will help re-establish the balance between employees and their employers,” said Rep. Peter Barca.
Wisconsin Railroad Gate Provision Almost Gets Through Budget "It certainly seems fishy to me that this railroad crossing came in and out of the budget. It raises more questions than answers," said Rep. Lisa Subeck.
Assembly passes Foxconn incentive bill with 64-31 vote, sending it to Gov. Walker "And if I get up here and don't take the opportunity to advocate and fight for African-American men, then what the hell am I doing?" said Rep. Jason Fields.
Foxconn passes Assembly, heads to Walker “Giving away $3 billion tax-payer dollars and greenlighting a project that threatens our environment while taking away funding from our roads and schools is incredibly unwise,” said state Rep. Jill Billings.
Assembly passes budget including Unified secession provision “The problem is there’s virtually no resources for anyone else in the state. Over the next two years our roads are going to get far worse,” said Rep. Peter Barca.
Wisconsin Assembly Passes $76B State Budget "I think it speaks to who your donors are and who you listen to. It's not your constituents. It's not working families. It's the rich," said Rep. Katrina Shankland.
Speech bill may lead to student discipline “We in this body should all be concerned about protecting First Amendment rights. And absolutely both sides need to be heard, and without interruption … I’m concerned about the consequences of this, and what it’s going to produce,” said Rep. Don Vruwink.
Concealed carry permit applications double during last year “We’re seeing more guns on the streets because there are more permittees who, for example, might not be storing their firearm properly or safely, but also quite frankly, we’re seeing more gun violence because permit holders are the people engaging in gun violence,” said Rep. Melissa Sargent.
School District Creation Budget Addendum Could Threaten Racine Unified School District "It's hard to imagine something that would be more divisive and have more of a negative impact on school children than resegregating the schools," said Rep. Cory Mason.
Onalaska state rep. Doyle displeased with income tax cuts removed from state budget "I would argue that ... if you give the average person an income tax cut, they're going to go out and spend it on some sort of consumer goods that will help the economy and probably even pay some taxes. The average per year would be about $44. We're not going to be rolling in the dough but it would help," said Rep Steve Doyle.