JFC Co-Chairs Letter to the Governor Rep. Mark Born and Sen. Howard Marklein sent a letter to Gov. Evers asking him to avoid a repeat of his first budget proposal which included excessive spending, tax hikes, and divisive non-fiscal items. Instead, the Governor should send a responsible budget that ensures we spend within our means.
Assembly Passes Legislation to Improve Wisconsin’s Vaccine Distribution The Assembly passed two bills offering solutions for improving Wisconsin’s ongoing rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. The two bills, authored by Rep. Joe Sanfelippo (New Berlin), reflect the feedback provided earlier this month by doctors, pharmacists, and other healthcare leaders from across Wisconsin.
Assembly Approves COVID Relief The Assembly approved an amendment from Majority Leader Jim Steineke to Assembly Bill 1, which will bring much needed relief to hard-working Wisconsinites affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Assembly Republicans are stepping up and providing the relief that we know is crucial to our communities.
Wisconsin in Strong Fiscal Position Despite Covid-19 Despite Covid-19 and government-mandated shut downs Wisconsin is currently in a strong fiscal position. We generated more revenue than projected, even during a pandemic. Thanks to nearly a decade of Republican reforms we’re in a much better spot than anticipated a few months ago.
Letter to Governor Evers - UI JFC Co-Chairs Representative Mark Born & Senator Howard Marklein issued a letter to Governor Tony Evers asking him to use existing appropriations, or simply go through the budget committee, to upgrade UI system software instead of hiding behind legislative approval when it is not needed.