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11/1/2012
PSC Needs to Reject We Energies 5% Rate Increase State Senator Carpenter has called on the Public Service Commission to protect residential customers and deny the 5% rate...
9/27/2012
The Return of Automatic Gas Tax Increases? Senator Carpenter responded to a report considering raising revenue for the Dept. of Transportation by returning to the days of yearly automatic gas tax increases in our state.
9/24/2012
Minimum Age for SeniorCare Should be 62 Today State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) State Senator Tim Carpenter unveiled a plan to reduce the minimum age of participation in SeniorCare from 65 years old to 62 years old.
8/20/2012
Senator Carpenter Applauds Decision to Convert Today State Senator Tim Carpenter applauded We Energies, the owner of the Valley Power Plant, for its decision to convert Milwaukee’s outdated coal burning Valley Power Plant to run on natural gas.
8/9/2012
Aging Menomonee Valley Coal Plant Should Be Converted to Natural Gas Today State Senator Tim Carpenter announced his strong support for converting Milwaukee’s outdated coal burning Valley Power Plant to run on natural gas.
7/23/2012
Senator Carpenter: Now is The Time to Give Recall Laws Bipartisan Review Senator Tim Carpenter today repeated his call for a Joint Legislative Council study committee to review Wisconsin’s statutes governing recall elections and to recommend any necessary updates.
7/18/2012
Senator Carpenter: Legislators Thank Honor Flight’s Work for Veterans Senator Tim Carpenter today released a letter signed by 79 Wisconsin state legislators thanking the organization “Stars and Stripes Honor Flight” for its work in helping veterans travel to Washington DC to visit the memorials erected in their honor.
7/18/2012
Senator Carpenter Appointed Chair of Committee on Seniors, Public Health and Human Services Senator Tim Carpenter announced that he is pleased to be the new Chair of the Senate Committee on Seniors, Public Health and Human Services.
7/17/2012
Tim Carpenter Elected Senate President Pro Tempore Today, State Senator Tim Carpenter issued the following statement after his election today by the Senate as the new Senate President Pro Tempore
6/7/2012
Groundbreaking for School of Freshwater Sciences in Milwaukee: “A Great Day for Our City” “For many years I have been excited at the prospect of the jobs this school will bring to the area, and I have been impressed with the dedication of the University to bring the school to fruition
4/18/2012
Senator Carpenter to Lend a Hand in Medicine Collection Day “Medicine Collection Day provides a convenient way for our residents to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs,” said Carpenter.
2/9/2012
FamilyCare Cap Must Be Lifted The cap put in place by Governor Scott Walker’s administration has now been declared to be in violation of federal law, and has put Wisconsin at risk of losing $1.75 billion in federal Medicaid funding for this budget cycle
2/7/2012
Senator Carpenter: Recall Laws Need Bipartisan Review “The unprecedented recall elections of the past year have raised questions whether the rules governing recalls are up-to-date and adequate for the job
1/19/2012
Carpenter Testifies at Capitol for Cheaper RX for Wisconsin State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) testified today at the Capitol in favor of changing the law to lower prescription drug costs in our state by eliminating Wisconsin’s minimum markup law on prescription drugs
1/6/2012
Statement on Swearing in of Milwaukee Police Chief Flynn "Reducing crime in our City is a challenge, and Chief Flynn has shown himself to be up to that challenge with community oriented policing and incisive use of crime data."