7/8/2015
Statement on Budget Budgets are all about choices. Unfortunately, the budget passed by the Senate majority party represents political choices, not the choices of Wisconsin families.
6/25/2015
Affordable Care Act is Here to Stay “A majority of Supreme Court justices reaffirmed what Congress intended – ACA subsidies are meant for every state. The decision is a victory for thousands of hard working families across our state.”
6/8/2015
Reps Craig and Jarchow Display “Staggering Ignorance” of Legislative Audit Bureau (LAB) “Their bill shows a complete unfamiliarity with the skills of auditors, the efficiencies in government that LAB staff helped create and the fraud, waste and abuse that auditors discovered and further prevented through their oversight.”
5/18/2015
Citizens Invited to State Budget Town Hall Meeting Senator Kathleen Vinehout and Representative Chris Danou will host Town Hall Meetings regarding the proposed 2015-17 State Budget in Cochrane on May 23rd.
5/18/2015
LOCAL LEGISLATORS HOST TOWN HALL MEETINGS IN COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE 31ST SENATE DISTRICT Senator Kathleen Vinehout and Representatives Chris Danou and Dana Wachs continue to host Town Hall Meetings across the 31st Senate District regarding the proposed 2015-17 State Budget.
5/7/2015
Statement on Joint Finance Action on the Confluence Project “The Republican members of the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee voted down a golden opportunity to support an innovative approach to UW building projects,” said State Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma).
4/27/2015
Citizens Invited to State Budget Town Hall Meeting “Budgets affect people in our neighborhoods,” said Vinehout. “Please come, learn, and offer your input related to the important decisions being made in Madison that will affect your communities for years to come.”
4/2/2015
Wisconsinites Speak Out to Save SeniorCare “The people of Wisconsin told us in no uncertain terms, Save SeniorCare… People all over the state are calling on the legislature to preserve SeniorCare just as it is with no fee increase or limitations on enrollment.”
3/31/2015
Citizens Invited to State Budget Town Hall Meeting The Town Hall is Thursday, April 9 from 6:30pm-8:30pm in Whitehall (Whitehall Elementary School – Commons, 19121 Hobson Street).
3/4/2015
Wisconsin Needs Its Own Health Insurance Marketplace “Hard-working Wisconsin families will lose health insurance premium credits if the Supreme Court rules in favor of the plaintiffs,” explained Vinehout. “Wisconsin can avert this crisis by creating its own state-based Marketplace.”
2/3/2015
Statement on Governor Walker’s Budget Address The Governor’s speech was long on campaign-speak and light on setails… What specifics we learned mean a tough road ahead for local schools, the UW and our children who will inherit increased state debt.