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6/21/2017
Governor Walker signs bipartisan Vukmir, Kolste pharmacy bill into law Gov. Scott Walker signed a bipartisan bill into law Wednesday by Sen. Leah Vukmir, R–Brookfield, and Rep. Debra Kolste, D–Janesville, which will allow pharmacists to issue emergency refills in cases when a prescribing authority can’t be reached.
6/21/2017
Vukmir responds to Anthem exiting the Obamacare individual market in Wisconsin I call upon leadership in the U.S. Senate to repeal and replace Obamacare with a free-market solution that will increase options and lower the cost of health insurance. We can no longer gamble on the status quo.
6/14/2017
Senate passes bill to combat motor vehicle thefts Carjacking has grown out of hand in recent years and it is time for the Legislature to take action in confronting this public safety concern. Enough is enough.
6/9/2017
Vukmir pushes eliminating personal property tax Eliminating the personal property tax, and onerous reporting requirements will encourage growth and business investment in our communities.
5/3/2017
Vukmir, Jarchow author strong proposal to protect speech at universities and tech schools Students, professors and administrators are using intimidation tactics to silence those they disagree with. Now is not the time to treat this issue lightly; well thought-out legislative action is required.
4/18/2017
On Tax Day, Vukmir and Ott author bill to allow consumers to stretch dollars further “Under current law, Wisconsin-based businesses are at a competitive disadvantage against online and out-of-state retailers, a complete absurdity that should be rectified,” said Vukmir, R–Brookfield. “This mandated markup on prescription drugs and merchandise results in Wisconsin seniors and families paying more for their goods. Repealing this required cost is in Wisconsinites’ best interest.”
4/17/2017
Vukmir PLA neutrality bill signed into law Finally, government will no longer be able to deliberately alienate qualified workers from participating in the bidding process for government projects in Wisconsin. State and local officials should not discriminate against contractors simply because they do not have pre-negotiated deals with labor unions.
4/12/2017
Vukmir, Sanfelippo call for justice system overhaul “In addition to our Victim Prevention Package, directing the Legislative Audit Bureau to review community supervision procedures is an important initial step to ensuring offenders are held accountable," Vukmir said. "We anticipate our package of bills will move swiftly through the legislative process.”
4/11/2017
A call for full repeal of the state’s prevailing wage law “As lawmakers, we have a responsibility to manage the transportation budget efficiently,” Vukmir said. “It’s unrealistic to do so without the accessibility of all tools. Repealing this burdensome red tape will ensure the use of taxpayer dollars are maximized.”
3/7/2017
Wisconsin Senate Republicans ask U.S. Senators for vote on Neil Gorsuch for SCOTUS “Now is not the time to play partisan politics with our nation’s highest court,” they wrote. “We encourage both of you to support Judge Gorsuch’s appointment and represent the will of your constituents.”