Senator Carpenter Strongly Opposes Proposal to Self-Insure State HealthCare
Senator Carpenter sent a letter to the Government Insurance Board, prior to their December 13, 2016 meeting to state his strong opposition to the proposal to change the state employee health insurance system to a self-insured model. Sen. Carpenter voiced his concern that such a change would affect the private health insurance market in Wisconsin with possible negative consequences on consumers.
75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack
“On the morning of December 7, 1941 the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor was devastated by a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy. The attack led to the United States’ entry into World War II.
Ethics Commissioners Should be Banned
Today State Senator Tim Carpenter released the following statement regarding the actions taken by Wisconsin’s newly created Ethic’s Commission allowing its commissioners to make campaign contributions....
Caring for Our Senior Citizens
"Senate Democrats will continue to fight to keep these programs like FamilyCare intact to ensure Wisconsin keeps its promise to care for our seniors, and treat them with the respect and dignity they deserve."
Milwaukee Soldiers Home Rehabilitation to Help Veterans
Sen. Carpenter expressed gratitude and excitement to hear that the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs has acted to approve plans to rehabilitate and restore six of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home District's unused buildings for the service of veterans.
Celebrate the Wisconsin State Fair
Senator Tim Carpenter offered the following Democratic Weekly Radio address today highlighting the great tradition of the Wisconsin State Fair.
Powerball Income Tax Windfall Should Go to Help Veterans
State Senator Tim Carpenter announced that if the
estimated $1.3 Billion dollar Powerball ticket is won in Wisconsin, he will draft a bill requiring that 100% of the resulting Wisconsin state income tax revenue be deposited into the Veterans Trust Fund