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7/9/2021
Governor Evers Refuses to Help the Timber Industry with Veto of the “Mill Bill” Late on Thursday, Governor Evers vetoed legislation co-authored by Representative James Edming (R-Glen Flora) that would have provided state assistance to support the purchase of the former Verso paper mill in Wisconsin Rapids and the Park Falls Pulp and Paper Mill in Park Falls. “When the...
6/29/2021
Rep. Edming’s Statement on Passage of the 2021-23 State Budget Representative James Edming (R-Glen Flora) released the following statement after voting in favor of the 2021-23 State Budget (Assembly Bill (AB) 68) on Tuesday evening. “Since the state budget was introduced by Governor Evers back in February, I’ve been listening to the hardworking people of the...
6/28/2021
Rep. Edming Recognized as Legislator of the Year by Wisconsin VFW On Friday, Representative James Edming (R-Glen Flora) was recognized by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) – Department of Wisconsin as their “Legislator of the Year” during their organization’s annual convention. “I am truly honored to receive this prestigious award,” said Rep. Edming. “Those...
6/23/2021
Edming Bill to Protect Local Roads Clears the Legislature This week both houses of the legislature approved Assembly Bill (AB) 163, authored by Rep. James Edming (R-Glen Flora) and Sen. Rob Stafsholt (R-New Richmond), which provides a new tool for local governments to protect their roads from damage by beavers and muskrats. This bill would allow the...
6/22/2021
Reps. Krug and Edming Applaud Assembly Passage of the Mill Bill On Tuesday, the State Assembly approved Assembly Bill 367 (AB 367). This legislation would provide state assistance to support the purchase of the former Verso paper mill in Wisconsin Rapids and the Park Falls Pulp and Paper Mill in Park Falls. The loss of these mills has affected families in...