Sen. Larson Continues to Oppose Increased Restrictions on Wisconsin Voters
Madison – Senate Democrats continue fighting against Assembly Bill 7, legislation that would restrict the voting rights of hundreds of thousands of eligible Wisconsin voters.
Sen. Larson Meets with New Commission on Waste, Fraud and Abuse
Sen. Larson hopes the commission will be able to work together and make improvements to protect vital services while also decreasing overall government spending.
Larson Ready and Willing to Meet with Governor, Senate Republicans
Madison - Sen. Chris Larson (D–Milwaukee) released the following statement calling for a compromise on the Budget Adjustment Bill, which launched an unprecedented attack on the rights of Wisconsin’s workers.
Governor's Power Grab Bill Passes
Madison – Today Governor Walker’s rubberstamp Legislature passed a bill reversing 50 years of labor cooperation in Wisconsin and igniting a call for political change in the Capitol.
Senate Democrats Work Towards Compromise Despite Intimidation by Walker, Fitzgerald
Senate Republican Fitzgerald signed orders to allow the apprehension and forceful return of Senate Democrats as Democrats continue working with Republican moderates on a compromise to remove the attack on workers’ rights from the Budget Adjustment Bill.
Walker's Wisconsin – A Land of Less Opportunity
Madison – Governor Walker announced his 2011-2013 Biennial Budget today, which proposes drastic cuts to educational opportunities, local services and access to basic healthcare for Wisconsin’s most vulnerable.
Sen. Larson Condemns Budget Adjustment Bill's Passage in Assembly
Madison – Sen. Chris Larson (D- Milwaukee) released this statement following the Assembly’s passage of the Budget Adjustment Bill early this morning.
Sen. Larson Condemns Walker's Efforts to Destroy Workers' Rights
Madison – The Budget Adjustment Bill passed the Joint Finance Committee today while hundreds of citizens waited to testify and thousands of protestors expressed their anger about the bill.
Education Changes Bring Uncertainty to Wisconsin Schools
Madison – Sen. Chris Larson (D- Milwaukee) voted against legislation today that brings uncertainty to Wisconsin schools. Senate Bill 2 will make it nearly impossible for schools to plan their budgets and adequately staff classrooms.
Sen. Larson Reacts to Governor's State of the State Address
Madison – Sen. Chris Larson (D- Milwaukee) was in attendance as Governor Walker delivered his first State of the State Address today.
Sen. Larson Votes 'No' on Bill That Makes it Nearly Impossible for Victims to Receive Justice in Court
Madison – Sen. Chris Larson (D- Milwaukee) voted against Special Session Senate Bill 1, which will prevent victims and their families from obtaining justice against negligent corporations and manufacturers.
Senator Chris Larson Sworn Into Office
Madison – Sen. Chris Larson (D- Milwaukee) was sworn into office at the State Capitol on Monday, as State Senator of the 7th Senate District. This will be Sen. Larson’s first term serving in the Wisconsin State Legislature.