Next school year our local school districts will see about $7.5 million more when compared to the general aid amounts provided to those same districts before Act 10.
Total general equalization aid and per pupil categorical funding for next school year is projected to increase by 3.4% statewide and by 5.9% for school districts in the 13th Senate District.
With an abundance of options including local fairs, parades, ball games, music festivals, hunting, fishing, camping, and so much more, Wisconsin truly offers something for the whole family to enjoy.
Legislative Republicans are working to ensure that Wisconsin can again become a national leader in safe and productive mining operations, bringing jobs and economic opportunities to the State of Wisconsin.
Senator Neal Kedzie (R-Elkhorn) announced his retirement today after serving 12 years in the Wisconsin State Senate. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R – Juneau) extends his appreciation and best wishes.
While the Obama administration reneged on their promise to America’s veterans, Wisconsin’s legislative Republicans worked to protect those that have served our country and ensure that they have access to the best care our state can provide.
Governor Walker and the Republicans in the legislature. We have successfully navigated the Obamacare train wreck to ensure that all of our residents are protected.
Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) announced the following upcoming district office hours for constituents of the 13th Senate District
Legislative Republicans remain committed to ensuring the integrity of Wisconsin’s elections.
From decreasing the tuition burden for the UW System to expanding opportunities for adult students to return to school, Republicans in the legislature are working to make it easier and more affordable for Wisconsinites to seek a higher education.
At the start of this session, Republicans in the legislature made a commitment to make job creation a top priority.The consistent improvement in our state’s economic indicators has demonstrated that our reforms are moving our state in the right direction.
In their last day of session, the Wisconsin Senate approved several pieces of legislation that increase state support for public safety issues.
Today the Wisconsin Senate approved several pieces of domestic violence legislation including Senate Bill 160, and Assembly Bills 176 and 464.
Fitzgerald coauthored legislation that doubles the budget for the Treatment Alternatives and Diversion(TAD) program.
The Wisconsin Historical Society announced that the cities of Columbus and Watertown were awarded Historic Preservation Grants which will be used to conduct an intensive survey of historic properties and support historic preservation efforts.
Statement regarding the Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 73, referred to as the “Healthy Jobs Act,” an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs
Senator Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) announced the winner of a photo contest to select the new background image for his official Senate website today.
Senator Fitzgerald congratulated three students from the 13th Senate District who were selected to present research during the 11th Annual Posters in the Rotunda, a yearly exhibition of student research from schools throughout the UW System.
The Wisconsin Senate passes a package including $98 million in income tax relief, $406 million in property tax relief and adjusts the state’s income withholding tables to increase take home pay for Wisconsin’s workers by more than $322 million.
The bills provide immunity from liability to users reporting overdoses, creates ID requirements for prescription drug purchases, allows first responders to carry drugs that counteract overdoses and eases the way for community drug-disposal programs.
Senator Scott Fitzgerald announced the launch of a photo contest to select the new background image for his official Senate website today. Deadline is March 5.
Fitzgerald statement regarding the Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 286, a school accountability bill that will require any school receiving public money to report to the Department of Public Instruction beginning in 2015.
DHS Announcement of first round of Fast Forward Grants includes award to Watertown company.
Statement regarding the Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 523, which broadens the ability of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) to require hospitals to administer tests on newborns for congenital heart defects.
While our neighbors to the south have been racking up insurmountable deficits through poor budgeting and out-of-control spending, Wisconsin has been on a different trajectory due to the efforts of Republicans at the State Capitol.
Our balanced-budget approach, along with revenue gains from an increasingly improving state economy, has allowed us to give something back to taxpayers who have sacrificed over the past few years.
“With this budget, every single taxpayer will feel the effects of nearly a billion dollars in tax relief over the biennium."
“This is a great starting point and a means to retain good ideas that will continue to make Wisconsin a pro-jobs and pro-business opportunity state.”
"The reforms in this bill come with the approval of the Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council and works to clean up some of the issues with the UI process as well as working to maintain the solvency of the fund."
“Today was a win for the taxpayers of Wisconsin."