United States Navy’s USS Milwaukee Arrives in Namesake City
Senator Carpenter thanked his colleagues in the Assembly for passing a resolution he authored commemorating the commissioning of the United States Navy’s USS Milwaukee into active service (SJR 59). The Senate passed the resolution last month.
Senator Carpenter: The CBS Interview
Senator Tim Carpenter shared that he was
interviewed on CBS This Morning show for a segment entitled, “The DUI Divide: Wisconsin’s DUI divide lets first-time offenders off the hook”
Residency Rules Reinstated!
Senator Carpenter released this statement regarding a Wisconsin Court of Appeals’ ruling that the state violated the WI Constitution’s home rule provisions in its repeal of Milwaukee’s residency requirement for city employees.
Why I Voted No on Arena Deal
Today State Senator Tim Carpenter released the following statement regarding his vote against the proposed financing for a new Buck’s Arena.
Republican Leadership Ignores Arena Reality
State Senator Tim Carpenter released the following statement regarding today’s Bucks arena informational hearing and executive session by the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee.
Arena out of the Budget?
State Senator Tim Carpenter responded to reports that Senate Republicans want to remove the Buck’s arena out of the biennial state budget.
Bucks Arena Proposal Flawed
State Senator Tim Carpenter responded to today’s report that the governor's budget proposal for a new Bucks arena will be taken up as separate legislation in the state senate as early as next week.
St. Josaphat Signage Bill Signed by Governor
State Senator Tim Carpenter joined the St. Josaphat Basilica Foundation in thanking Governor Scott Walker for signing into law to a bill to add signs on I-94 directing visitors to the St. Josaphat Basilica.
Voting for Best Candidate in Primaries Should Be Allowed
State Senator Tim Carpenter today introduced a bill to change the election laws to allow voters the chance to pick the best candidate for an office in a primary election, regardless of which political party the candidate belongs to.
Finally Marriage Equality
State Senator Tim Carpenter, issued the following statement following the United State Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality.
Don't Cut Local Road Aids Funding
State Senator Tim Carpenter blasted legislative Republican leaders for suggesting that the Department of Transportation save money in the state budget by cutting local road aids.
Sticking It to Milwaukee Again?
Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) issued the following statement regarding calls for local taxpayer “contributions” for proposals for financing a new Buck’s Arena
Wisconsin Should Ban Powdered Alcohol
Senator Carpenter announced that he has introduced a bill to ban the sale of powdered alcohol in Wisconsin. Known as “Palcohol,” the powder can be added to liquid, sprinkled on food, or otherwise ingested to add the buzz of a full cocktail.