• Ballweg: Efforts to Alleviate Burdensome Regulations Continues What has more than five times as many words as the King James Bible, Harry Potter series, and the Lord of the Rings combined? The Wisconsin Administrative Code, which contains around 12 million words.
    • Ed Brooks: Rural Wisconsin's best days are still ahead It isn’t easy, but after 10 years representing the 50th Assembly District in Richland, Sauk, Juneau and Monroe counties, I’ve decided to step aside.
    • Study Committee on Minor Guardianship Aims to Advocate for Vulnerable Kids Not long ago, a constituent came to me with a problem regarding her niece, our state’s minor guardianship laws and statutes, and the potential for this child to be put back into an abusive and neglectful situation.
    • Welfare Reform Package Becomes Law We’re helping move more people off of government assistance and into the world of work. These new laws promote accountability, encourage personal responsibility and prevent fraud and abuse.
    • Signing of School Safety Bills The School Safety package invests $100 million in grants for schools to upgrade building security, creates an Office of School Safety within the Wisconsin Department of Justice, allows grant funding to implement Trauma-Informed Care & Adverse Childhood Experiences in Schools and requires reporting.