10/18/2017
Senator Vinehout Pleased with Committee Passage of Hemp Bill
“Hemp is an agricultural commodity and should be treated as such in Wisconsin law,” said Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma) commenting on the recent passage of Senate Bill 119 by the Committee on Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism.
9/15/2017
Statement on Budget
“In one week, Majority Party members in the Senate made $79 billion worth of decisions for the Foxconn deal and state budget. But our transportation funding crisis, education funding inequalities, rural broadband, health care needs, and desperate local governments remain unaddressed and disregarded. Sadly, it feels like we just robbed Peter to pay Judas.”
5/26/2017
Citizens Invited to State Budget Town Hall Meeting in River Falls
Senator Kathleen Vinehout will host a Town Hall Meeting regarding the proposed 2017-19 State Budget in River Falls on June 5, 2017.
5/16/2017
Citizens Invited to State Budget Town Hall Meeting in Eau Claire
Senator Kathleen Vinehout and Representative Dana Wachs will host a Town Hall Meeting regarding the proposed 2017-19 State Budget in Eau Claire on May 20, 2017.
5/12/2017
Citizens Invited to State Budget Town Hall Meeting in Mondovi
Senator Kathleen Vinehout will host a Town Hall Meeting regarding the proposed 2017-19 State Budget in Mondovi on May 25, 2017.
5/9/2017
Citizens Invited to State Budget Town Hall Meeting
Senator Kathleen Vinehout and Representative Dana Wachs will host a Town Hall Meeting regarding the proposed 2017-19 State Budget in Eau Claire on May 20, 2017.
4/7/2017
Assistance Available to Help Farmers Affected by Grassland Dairy Action
“I encourage farmers affected by the changes at Grassland Dairy Products Inc. to contact me or the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP).
2/8/2017
Statement on the Governor’s Budget Address
“Governors like to put the good news in headlines and the bad news in small print.”
2/7/2017
Increasing Funding for Voucher and Charter Schools Comes at a Big Cost
“I cannot sit idly by while voucher and charter school advocates ask for more money when my rural public schools can barely afford the basics.”
1/10/2017
Statement on the Governor’s State of the State Address
The Governor presents a rosy picture of our state. But there are storm clouds on the horizon.