Meeting with the Iola Living Assistance Board and the USDA
Senator Olsen met with Mike Mazemke, Elizabeth Kuhr, Stephanie Doine, Bruce Meagher,and Doug Kulinski to discuss a new assisted living facility in Iola
Olsen Testifies at King Audit Hearing
Senator Luther Olsen explains to the Joint Audit Committee why he asked for an audit of the Veterans Home at King.
On Governor Scott Walker's Ride Through WI
We stopped by to see Marquette County Sheriff Kim Gaffney during the Governor's 2016 Tourism Ride through the state.
Waupaca Walk with Walker
I had a chance to see First Lady Tonette Walker, Representative Kevin Petersen and Jeff Anderson from the Department of Tourism at the Waupaca Walk with Walker.
Princeton Area Veterans
I had a great time talking with area veterans after the Princeton Memorial Day Parade.
Adams Friendship Elementary School
Adams Friendship Elementary School visited the Capitol in March, 2016.
Speaking to Elementary Students
I spoke to the students from Adams Friendship Elementary when they visited in March about what it's like to be a State Senator.
Senate Scholar Visits Madison
Abigail Briquelet from the Iola Scandinavia School District spent a week in Madison learning the ins and outs of state government.
Cambria Friesland Elementary
Cambria Friesland Elementary School visited the Capitol in March. It's great to meet so many elementary school students!
Working with Attorney General Brad Schimmel and Representative Rob Hutton
I had the honor to work with Attorney General Brad Schimmel and Representative Rob Hutton on Crime Victim Restitution legislation - Assembly Bill 663 was approved by the Legislature and is awaiting the Governor's signature.
Waupaca Learning Center visits Madison
Students from Waupaca Learning Center visited the State Capitol in March.
Building Permit Legislation Bill Signing
Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 458 into law. This bill provides homeowners with more information on a contractor they have hired by requiring certain information to be included on the building permit.
Education Bill Signing
Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 640 into law. This bill clarifies legislative intent around some education provisions of the 2015-17 state budget.
Murray Elementary School - Ripon
Ripon's Murray Elementary School visited the Capitol to learn more about state government.
Quest Elementary from Ripon
Quest Elementary School from Ripon visited the Capitol in February.
Talking to Students from Quest Elementary
The students from Quest Elementary School in Ripon asked a lot of good questions about how state government works.
Senate Scholar Mariah Vanderleest from Berlin spent a week in Madison learning about the legislative process.
Adoption Search Program Improvements Bill Signing
Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 386 into law. This bill makes improvements to the state's Adoption Records Search Program making it easier for adult adoptees to access medical information about their birth parents.
I've known Governor Scott Walker since we both served in the State Assembly together.
Testifying on Legislation
I testified before the Senate Education Committee on legislation I introduced.
Leadership Waupaca County was in Madison to talk to their legislators about issues important to Waupaca County.
Education Committee Hearing
The Education Committee held an informational hearing on how the mental health of students impacts their learning and the school environment.
Working for Wisconsin Award
Luther received a Working for Wisconsin Award from the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce at Brakebush Brothers in Westfield.
Wisconsin’s 67th Alice in Dairyland
On June 18th, Luther had the honor of presenting Zoey Brooks, Wisconsin’s 67th Alice in Dairyland, with a citation. We are confident that Zoey will accomplish many great things during her tenure as Alice!
“Texting and Driving…it Can Wait” event at Wild Rose High School
On Thursday, April 17th, Luther spoke at a “Texting and Driving…it Can Wait” event at Wild Rose High School. Texting is not the only activity that can distract a person while driving but it is one of the most dangerous. Remember no text is worth risking your life or the lives of others. #DriveEngaged
Bill Signing 4/8/2014
Luther thanks Governor Walker for signing 16 of his bills into law.
E.K. Machine’s new E.K. Power Products facility
Luther had the opportunity to visit E.K. Machine’s new E.K. Power Products facility in Fall River with Governor Walker.
"Take Your Legislator to Work" day
Luther had a great time shadowing and connecting with Clint Kendall of Wild Rose!
Wisconsin State Winner in the Bonnie Plants Third Grade Cabbage Program
Luther, along with Representative Joan Ballweg, DATCP Secretary Ben Brancel and Alice in Dairyland Kristin Olson, visited Forest Lane Elementary School in Montello to congratulate Nathan Barganz. Nathan was the Wisconsin State Winner in the Bonnie Plants Third Grade Cabbage Program.
Leadership Waupaca County
Meeting with Leadership Waupaca County.