Save Our SeniorCare
In what is beginning to seem like an annual tradition, I am once again calling on Governor Walker and legislative republicans to pass my SeniorCare protection Act and ensure this program is continued for future seniors in Wisconsin.
Jury Duty is a Civic Responsibility
Although it has become a running misconception that jury duty is a tedious and inconvenient task, I believe it is a great opportunity to engage in our shared civic responsibility.
Top 10 Reasons Wisconsin Got Conned
State Senator Tim Carpenter introduced his list of the Top Ten Reasons Wisconsin got conned by Foxconn. In an ode to the famous David Letterman, the reasons are presented 10 to 1.
WEDC — Ripe For Reform
Senator Carpenter is circulating legislation that would provide more transparency and accountability to the Board of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC).
State Senator Tim Carpenter, is formally requesting to see the Foxconn contract before the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) gives away $3 billion in taxpayer dollars to Foxconn.
Wrong Way Walker
State Senator Tim Carpenter released the following statement regarding Governor Walker's abysmal failure to address Wisconsin's DOT Budget fiscal crisis.
Saving DACA is the Moral Thing to Do
“I am proud that the United States of America is a great and diverse nation made up of immigrants from around the world and their descendants. Our country – and certainly the South Side of Milwaukee, where I have lived all my life – is richer for it.
Wisconsin State Fair, Just a Week Away!
One of my all-time favorite events is coming up – the opening of the Wisconsin State Fair! As a member of the State Fair Park Board, I am happy to remind folks that this year, the State Fair is from August 3 – 13th. This is the 166th year of the Wisconsin State Fair, come celebrate with 11 days of summer fun!
Save Our SeniorCare!
Almost three weeks late in passing the state budget, Republicans are locked behind closed doors in secret budget negotiations. One important issue they should be addressing is protecting Wisconsin’s very successful and popular Medicare Part D program SeniorCare.
It is Time for Fair Maps
State Senator Tim Carpenter released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court announcing they will hear a challenge to Wisconsin’s legislative districts.
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.
Stand Up For Clean Water? No Budget Hearing for You!
Senator Tim Carpenter issued the following statement on the April 4th session of the State Senate, where a bill (SB 76) is being debated on the further reducing of environmental regulations protecting the precious fresh water in our state.
Congressional Delegation: Stop Return of Donut Hole
– Today, on the eve of the expected vote in the United States House of Representatives to repeal the Affordable Care Act, State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) sent a letter to the Wisconsin congressional delegation to let them know seniors in our state are worried sick about the affect this may have on their ability to afford the prescription drugs that they need.
Delay Will Not Fix Governor Walker’s DOT Budget Crisis
State Senator Tim Carpenter released the following statement calling on Governor Walker and Republican leadership to take ownership of the problems with our infrastructure and to take steps to fix it instead of kicking it down the road again into the next budget cycle
Powdered Alcohol Should be Regulated the Same as Liquid Alcohol
State Senator Tim Carpenter announced that Rep. Debra Kolste and Sen. Carpenter have introduced legislation with bi-partisan support to expand the statutory definition of alcohol so that powdered alcohol can be regulated under Wisconsin’s existing alcohol statutes.
Standing Together to Protect SeniorCare
State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement regarding protecting against any harm to SeniorCare in Governor Walker’s upcoming state budget