Rep. Gae Magnafici: Addressing Violence Against Our Nurses Nurses should never be afraid to go to work. They look after our loved ones by providing care to those in need, and every day they make a positive difference in people’s lives. As nurses, we tend to place the well-being of our patients before our own safety.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on State of the State Address The governor's speech tonight was more about politics than anything else.While the governor talks about bipartisanship, the legislature actually delivers on it. I’m proud of the bipartisan track record in the Assembly with 95 percent of the votes getting bipartisan support last year.
Democrats Join Republicans and Vote to Override Governor Evers’ Vetoes Republicans, with the support of the Democrats on the Joint Committee on Finance, were able to override two of Governor Evers’ vetoes. In recognition and acknowledgment of Governor Evers’ mistakes, Democrat members of the committee have put people before politics.
Rep. Steineke: Dems Place Party Politics Ahead of Saving Lives The Assembly failed to override Governor Evers’ veto of Assembly Bill 76 when several Democrat members doubled back on their commitment to constituents, flip flopping their vote in favor of Evers and their party bosses. Instead of voting to protect our most vulnerable they chose to play politics.
Nygren and Thiesfeldt Call for Audit of Department of Public Instruction Representing nearly one-fifth of the entire state budget, the Department of Public Instruction budget has increased by nearly $3 billion since 2012. This despite recent Forward Exam results show that 60% of Wisconsin students cannot read or write at grade level.