Senator Lassa recites the Pledge of Allegiance with her Senate colleagues.
Senator Lassa and Representative Keith Ripp (R-Lodi) testify in support of SB 40, which expands support for Advanced Manufacturing Training Grants to help businesses better compete.
Senator Lassa meets with Senate Scholar Marion Perrin.
Senator Lassa discusses legislation with Senator Tim Cullen (D-Janesville).
Senator Lassa speaks in opposition to Governor Walker's 2011 13 State Budget.
Senator Lassa testifies with State Representative Penny Bernard Schaber (D-Appleton) on Senate Bill 179, which closes a dangerous loophole in state law that allows childcare centers to operate without licenses by simply calling themselves private schools.
Senator Lassa testifies with her constituent, Patrick Seybert, on Senate Bill 53, which takes measured steps toward fully funding the tuition remission benefits of the Wisconsin GI Bill.
Senator Lassa testifies with Representative Fred Clark (D-Baraboo) and RP's Pasta founder and owner Peter Robertson on the Small Business Credit Now bill, which provides businesses grants to help secure loans from commercial lenders.
Senator Lassa introducing the Child Victims Act with State Representative Sandy Pasch (D-Whitefish Bay). The Child Victims Act eliminates the statute of limitations in future cases involving the sexual assault of a child by an adult and creates a two-year window to file cases in which survivors were previously barred from bringing suit. As demonstrated in other states, this bill will help identify child predators, many of whom have preyed on children for decades and have up to 80-100 victims.
Sparta City Administrator Ken Witt, Senator Lassa, and Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma) testify before the Senate Committee on Education.
Sen. Lassa testifies before the Senate Committee on Economic Development on Senate Bill 293, which would create a grant program to help startup businesses hire university and technical college students studying business, engineering, information technology, or a similar field, as paid interns. Interns will work directly with entrepreneurial businesses and gain hands-on experience in research marketing, business plan development, or other functions related to the creation and growth of a new business.
Senator Lassa in the Joint Committee on Audit.
Senator Lassa testifies with Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Secretary Jadin in support of her legislation to require WEDC executive officers to meet ethics standards.
Senator Lassa testifies in the Senate Committee on Economic Development and Veterans Affairs with Representative Evan Wynn (R-Whitewater) in support of their legislation to provide employers tax credits to help offset the costs of hiring disabled veterans.
Senator Lassa receives her official Girl Scout Pin during the Honorary Girl Scout Troop 1912 Investiture Ceremony. In celebration of Girl Scout's 100th anniversary, Troop 1912 aims to draw attention to the good work being done by Girl Scouts in local communities and have female legislators serve as role models to the more than 75,000 Girl Scouts in Wisconsin.