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A Note from Rep. Edming

Welcome to another edition of my e-update. It is beginning to look more like spring around the State Capitol with the first tulips beginning to bloom in the flower beds around the building.

The highlights of this week were attending the Joint Finance Committee Public Hearing in Rhinelander and visiting with the folks at the Taylor County Human Services Department. Also, as you may have read last week, this upcoming Thursday and Friday, April 29th and 30th I will be holding office hours around the 87th Assembly District to get feedback on state issues and the budget. You can learn more below.


Getting Your Feedback

As I announced in my e-update last week, this upcoming Thursday and Friday, April 29th and 30th, I will be holding office hours around the 87th Assembly District. These meetings will allow constituents an opportunity to discuss their priorities for the 2021-23 state budget with me and my staff individually or in family groups. I will be at the following locations at the times listed below.

Thursday, April 29th

  • 9:00 – 10:15 AMBackroads Coffee, 10526 Dakota Ave. Hayward, WI 54843
  • 11:30 AM – 12:45 PMBottom’s Up Sports Bar, 5165 N North Main St. Winter, WI 54896
  • 2:30 – 3:45 PM – Jae Dee’s Family Restaurant, W4118 US Highway 8, Glen Flora, WI 54526
  • 5:30 – 6:45 PM – Heart of the North Brewing Co., N4038 State Highway 27, Ladysmith, WI 54848

Friday, April 30th

  • 9:30 – 10:45 AM – Gilman Municipal Building, 380 E. Main St. Gilman, WI 54433
  • 12:00 – 1:15 PM – Sports Page Bowl & Grill, 1174 W. Broadway Ave. Medford WI 54451

If you would like to meet with me during one of these office hours please call my office at (888) 534-0087 or (608) 266-7506 to schedule a 10-minute appointment. Walk-in meetings may be accepted depending on availability.

Joint Finance Committee Public Hearing

On Wednesday, I spent the day in Rhinelander participating in the state budget public hearing hosted by the Joint Finance Committee (JFC). I appreciate the opportunity to get feedback from constituents and other Wisconsinites on our state's proposed two-year spending plan. In addition to the hearing in Rhinelander, the JFC was also at UW-Stout in Menomonie on Thursday. The final public hearing will be held virtually this upcoming Wednesday, April 28th.

If you were unable to participate in one of the public hearings you can also provide your written comments on the budget to the committee. You can do so by visiting the committee's public comment website legis.wisconsin.gov/topics/budgetcomments or you can submit them by email at budget.comments@legis.wisconsin.gov.

Around the 87th

Visit with the Taylor County Human Services Department 

On Thursday, I visited the Taylor County Human Services Department where I had the chance to discuss their budget priorities with department director Liza Daleiden and other staff members. Thank you to Liza and the rest of the staff for sharing your feedback with me.

Upcoming Events Around the 87th District

One of my favorite parts about serving as your state representative is getting out and interacting with constituents at many of the wonderful community events around the 87th District. With more and more events being held once again, I am looking to start sharing information about upcoming community events in my e-updates. Do you know of any upcoming events around the 87th District? If you do, please contact my office and let me know, so I can include it in a future e-update and try to attend myself.

Check out the following events happening around the district:

Drug Take Back Day

This Saturday, April 24th is Drug Take Back Day in Wisconsin. This statewide event provides a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposal of unused medications and there are some convenient locations in the 87th District that you can utilize. To find a Drug Take Back location near you, go to www.doseofrealitywi.gov/find-a-take-back-location/.

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