Shilling Will Not Seek Re-election After 20 years of service, Democratic Leader looks to chart a new course
Senator Shilling Reacts to Senator Risser Retirement MADISON, WI – Following Senator Fred Risser’s (D-Madison) announcement that he will not seek re-election, Senate Democratic Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) released the following statement:
Why Filling out the 2020 Census Matters Each household should participate by April 1st
Preparation, not Panic: What you can do to prevent the spread of Coronavirus With the World Health Organization proclaiming the COVID-19 outbreak as an official pandemic, and states across the country declaring a state of emergency, it is an understandably frightening and confusing time.
Respect Wisconsin Women Democrats introduce bills to strengthen health care for women
Shilling Praises Investments in Local Road Projects Gov. Evers Announces Grants for Vernon, La Crosse and Monroe Counties
Republicans Vote to Legalize Discrimination Right-wing politicians rush bill to deny health care based on gender, sexual orientation, and pre-existing medical conditions
GOP Blocks K-12 Funding While Voting to Send More Youth to Prison Prisons get almost $1 billion boost at expense of students and homeowners
Student Debt Relief Clears First Hurdle MADISON, WI – A proposal introduced by Senator Shilling that would help address the burden of student loan debt in Wisconsin has passed the Joint Finance Committee with bipartisan support.
School Funding and Property Tax Relief in Jeopardy MADISON, WI – Senator Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) released the following statement after Republicans announced a shortsighted plan that ignores the Governor’s proposal to invest surplus funds in Wisconsin public classrooms and lower property taxes
North Crawford HS Student Participates in Wisconsin Senate Scholar Program MADISON, WI – The first of two Senate Scholars from the 32nd Senate District, Marco Esparza from North Crawford High School, completed the 2020 Senate Scholar Program on February 14th.
Democratic Leaders Back Education Special Session Senate Democratic Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) and Assembly Democratic Leader Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh) released the following statements after Governor Tony Evers called for a legislative Special Session to invest in Wisconsin public school classrooms and lower property taxes
Shilling Pushes for Angler and Hunting Access LRB-5428 would allow pedestrians to cross railroads
Sen. Shilling Column: Fighting for America’s Dairyland When you say ‘Wisconsin’ what is the first thing that comes to mind? For me, I think ‘America’s Dairyland.’ As Wisconsinites, that title is something we take deep pride in, knowing that our state produces the finest milk and cheese in the nation.
Sen. Shilling: More Work to be Done for Wisconsin Communities State of the State Highlights Positive Democratic Vision
Republicans Reject Closing the “Dark Store Loophole Homeowners to face higher property taxes under Republican control
Shilling Co-Authors Bill to Address Vaping Usage LRB-5169 seeks to reduce the sale of vapor products to youth
Shilling/Billings Water Pollution Notification Act Receives Public Hearing ADISON – The Assembly Committee on Environment held a public hearing on a number of pieces of legislation regarding water quality, including Senator Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) and Representative Jill Billings’ (D-La Crosse) proposed Water Pollution Notification Act (AB 700).
Column: Democratic 2020 Vision As I look back on 2019, I am proud to remember the achievements and priorities of Wisconsin Democrats. It was a new era for our state with a new Governor focused on the needs and values of Wisconsinites.