Today marked the first session day of the 102nd session of the Wisconsin State Senate and the swearing in of new and returning members. Senator Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) delivered the following remarks for the proceedings.
This morning, the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau released a report analyzing initial claims processing for Unemployment Insurance (UI) in Wisconsin in fiscal years 2011-2012 and 2013-2014.
Earlier today, Senator Fitzgerald appeared on WTMJ-AM (620) to discuss Wisconsin’s growing debate over the potential push for Right to Work legislation in the coming session. Senator Fitzgerald released the following supplemental statement.
Senator Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) announced his intention to appoint the following caucus members to the Wisconsin Legislature Joint and Senate Standing Committees at the onset of the 2015-16 legislative session...
For the final column of my 2014 Summer Series, here are 14 ways that legislative Republicans have worked this session to move our state forward.
This week, our nation celebrated Columbus Day, an annual holiday that has a special significance within my district’s local city of Columbus, Wisconsin.
With October rapidly approaching, we will soon be encountering colder weather and Wisconsin’s official heating season, which ranges from October 1 to May 15. Last year’s chilly temperatures left many families struggling to stay warm.
This month, there has been a great deal of discussion about the state of Wisconsin’s budget in response to new figures released by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue and the Legislative Fiscal Bureau.
Wisconsin’s prime hunting and trapping season is just around the corner with goose hunting opening on September 1, and seasons for deer, black bear, turkey, and a variety of other game beginning in subsequent weeks.
This week marks the beginning of the 127th continuous year of the Dodge County Fair, one of my favorite summer events and a major contributor to our local economy.
Senator Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) released the following statement regarding today’s ruling on controversial 2011 Act 10.
Senator Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) released the following statement regarding today’s ruling on 2011 Wisconsin Act 23.
Even with targeted state dollars being funneled directly to Milwaukee, the city continues to see disturbing rates of violent crime far out of line with the rest of the state.
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.