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4/21/2022
Governor’s Veto Leaves Unemployment Insurance Program Vulnerable to Fraud Representative Warren Petryk (R- Town of Washington), Chair of the Workforce Development Committee, and Representative James Edming (R- Glen Flora), Chair of the Assembly Labor and Integrated Employment Committee, sent a letter to the Department of Workforce Development Secretary-designee...
4/8/2022
Hazardous Waste Clean Up Bill Becomes Law On Friday, Assembly Bill (AB) 943 that provides funding to clean up hazardous electronic waste in several Wisconsin communities was signed into law. This critical legislation, authored by Representative James Edming (R-Glen Flora) and Senator Jerry Petrowski (R-Marathon) provides up to $2.5...
3/10/2022
Statement On The Retirement Of Senator Jerry Petrowski Representative James Edming (R-Glen Flora) released the following statement after Senator Jerry Petrowski announced his retirement from the State Senate at the end of this term. “Since he became our senator back in 2012, Jerry has been an outstanding advocate for the people of the 29th Senate...
3/8/2022
Hazardous Waste Clean Up Bill Passes Senate A bill to require the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to contract for the cleanup of contaminated lead glass and other electronic waste materials left behind by “5R Processors Limited” passed the Wisconsin State Senate today. The bill, Assembly Bill 943, was authored by...
3/4/2022
Evers Money for Park Falls: Too Little, Too Late After failing to save the Park Falls Paper Mill, Governor Evers announced that he is instead spending $5.675 million in federal pandemic relief/stimulus funds to build a YMCA in the city. “Evers didn’t get the job done; now the jobs are gone. Not only did Governor Evers spend months refusing to...