Statement from Senator Erpenbach on The People’s Maps Commission Today, Governor Evers announced the official application and selection process for The People’s Maps Commission, the nonpartisan redistricting commission to draw fair, impartial maps following the 2020 U.S. Census.
Statement from Senator Erpenbach on Nationwide Protests: Black Lives Matter While many are feeling the pressure of a global pandemic, for many Americans there is another virus that has been running through the veins of our society for centuries - racism.
Senator Erpenbach Calls for Senate to Remove Unemployment Insurance Barriers Their delay has already cost Wisconsin $25 million of our federal dollars, and their legislation did far too little to remove the legislative tripwires that are preventing Wisconsinites from receiving the benefits they have earned.
Senate Passes Bi-Partisan COVID-19 Response Bill Today, the Senate passed Assembly Bill 1038 to help address the COVID-19 Pandemic. Our state is facing significant challenges as we respond to COVID-19, and we need to do everything we can to provide relief to workers, families, businesses, and farmers who are suffering as a result.
Senator Erpenbach Calls for Action to Keep Voters Safe Senator Jon Erpenbach released the following statement regarding the April Spring Election.
Governor Evers Takes Steps to Protect Wisconsinites by Declaring Public Health Emergency Today, Governor Evers declared the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a Public Health Emergency.
Legislators Team with Governor on Flood Prevention and Resilience Plan Wisconsin has endured years of flood damage affecting farmers, displacing families, damaging businesses and destroying infrastructure. That is why we have circulated the Flood Prevention and Resilience Plan.
Rep. Taylor and Sen. Erpenbach introduce RESPECT Women Act to Protect and Enhance Women’s Health Today, Representative Chris Taylor (D-Madison) and Senator Jon Erpenbach (D-West Point) joined the Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin, medical professionals, and other reproductive health advocates, to announce the introduction of the RESPECT Women Act.
How Partisan Gerrymandering Limits Access to Care On February 24, 2020, the Center for American Progress released a report on how gerrymandering has prevented more than 2 million uninsured people from getting covered through the Medicaid expansion.
Democrats Propose Bill to Close the Ghost Gun Loophole On February 5, Senator Erpenbach and Representative Hesselbein circulated a proposal to close the ghost gun loophole to keep Wisconsinites safe.