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The Arc Fond du Lac

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On Monday, I had a great meeting with Liz and David about the future of The Arc Fond du Lac. Thank you to David for the last ten years he has served as Executive Director and all he has done for the organization and our community. I’m excited to see what Arc can accomplish under the new leadership of Liz Morrell!

Deaf Interpreter Bill 

I am proud to announce that AB 250, which supports and protects the deaf and interpreter communities of our state, provides for a more appropriate scope of practice for sign language interpreters in the state, and helps attract new and retain current sign language interpreters by increasing access to sign language interpreter licensure exams in Wisconsin, was signed into law by Governor Evers on Wednesday. I am honored to have proposed this bill to protect the deaf and interpreter communities in Wisconsin and to have been part of the bipartisan process to have it signed into law.

29th Wedding Anniversary!

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Yesterday, Cindy and I celebrated our 29th anniversary by doing our patriotic duty—going to a baseball game and then enjoying some ice cream with family and friends on National Ice Cream Day!

Apollo 11 Moon Landing

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Last Saturday, July 20th marked the 50th Anniversary of the historic moon landing of Apollo 11 where man first set foot on the moon. The Saturn V rocket carried astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins. The moon mission was a milestone in human history and an indication of American exceptionalism.

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

In related news, you can listen to one of the members of Apollo 11, Michael Collins, speak and see many more exciting aviation and air craft innovations at EAA's annual AirVenture convention in Oshkosh, which begins today. Read more about Michael Collins and the Convention here!