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7/18/2017
Republican governors accepted funds from pro-pot group as Scott Walker pushed drug testing “These programs spend hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer money and typically find a handful of drug users. Gov. Walker is going to waste our limited state resources sending what’s only a handful of marijuana drug users to rehabilitation,” said Rep Jimmy Anderson.
7/18/2017
Dems Blast Walker As ‘Hypocrite’ For Accepting Marijuana Industry Donation "Hypocrisy is a real sickness in this building," said Rep Jimmy Anderson. "If we continue to allow hypocrisy like this to go unchallenged, it will only fester. We ought to do better, and Gov. Walker ought to do better."
7/14/2017
Democratic proposal would legalize, regulate marijuana in Wisconsin "This is a true economic stimulus package," said Rep. Melissa Sargent.
7/13/2017
Wisconsin bill opposes Back Forty mine project “We are calling on the State of Michigan to oppose this project and for the Wisconsin DNR and Governor Walker to voice their concerns about this mining proposals potential negative impacts on Northeast Wisconsin. Jeopardizing everything from tourism, ground and surface water, and property values,” stated Rep. Amanda Stuck.
7/13/2017
Charges filed in Delafield I-94 crash that killed Canadian good Samaritan "The hope is that the bill will improve the public's confidence in the criminal justice system and build accountability in elected officials," said Rep. Fred Kessler.
7/13/2017
Democrats propose a ‘public option’ for BadgerCare “Under our plan, BadgerCare would be treated like any other health insurance plan available on the federal marketplace for individuals and small businesses. It would be more affordable and more comprehensive than most other plans and it would be able to hold down the cost of prescription drugs that continue to skyrocket,” said Rep. Eric Genrich.
7/13/2017
City of Madison Takes Efforts to Address Child Sex Trafficking “To me this doesn’t make sense,” said Rep. Jill Billings. “Children cannot legally agree to have sex…these kids who the police pick up are being human trafficked by somebody else by means of force or coercion. They are not criminals, they are victims.”
7/11/2017
Proposed Bill Would Allow Gun Safety Course in Wisconsin High Schools "In 2014, suicide and homicide were the second-leading cause of death for kids aged 15 to 19. Making them more familiar and comfortable with guns doesn’t make much sense to me," said Rep Sondy Pope. "Do we really need to introduce more weapons to these kids?"
7/10/2017
Bill would allow gun education curricula in Wisconsin high schools "I think we are all aware of the proliferation of death and injury because of the accessibility of guns in our society. I don’t see a reason to introduce guns to students in school. I think it's inappropriate," said Rep. Sondy Pope.
7/10/2017
This is his last request:’ Milwaukee mother is on a mission to turn tragedy into change “I’m committed to passing a bill with Debbie on this and to make sure we can fulfill Brian’s last wish. It’s very important and it means the world to me to be able to do this” said Rep. Jonathan Brostoff.