Carpenter Welcomes Laura Gutiérrez as Executive Director of the United Community Center
Laura’s background as a teacher, educational administrator, and civil servant show me that she will maintain and strengthen the UCC’s dedication to education and public services. She is a shining example of the Center’s slogan: Empowering the Community to Achieve its Dreams.
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09 Dec 2019
Wisconsin Republicans Forget the Reason for the Season
Republicans wanted to hop on their moral high horses and demand we officially name it the Wisconsin State Christmas Tree, instead of acting in the Christian tradition of caring for our poor, hungry and homeless.
06 Dec 2019
Wisconsin Can Lead the Way on Affordable Medications
Wisconsin has been a leader on healthcare issues in the past... Governor Evers and the members of the task force can see that there are more innovations waiting to be realized. Once again, Wisconsin has the chance to move our nation Forward.
26 Nov 2019
Thank You Governor Evers: Miller Park Sales Tax Finally Ends!
We finally had broad bipartisan support to end the Miller Park tax, but it was Governor Evers who listened to the wishes of the people and signed the bill to end it. For years, that type of responsiveness did not happen.
20 Nov 2019
Two Years after the Foxconn Contract Was Signed
Despite a generous package of tax breaks, agreed upon by Scott Walker and Terry Gou with practically no oversight exercised by the majority in the State Legislature, Foxconn still seems to be struggling after two years.
15 Nov 2019
Republican Senators, Do Your Job!
Two common-sense gun safety issues were the only items in the call for the special session... The overwhelming support for these two gun safety ideas demands the Wisconsin Legislature convene, debate, and vote on passage of these bills.
08 Nov 2019
Hate Has No Home Here!
I condemn this attacker, and urge our community to break down notions of racial division, so that we can become stronger together. In the last few years, this type of verbal abuse and physical violence against Latinos and other groups has dramatically increased.
04 Nov 2019
Senator Carpenter is Appointed to Governor Evers' Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices
I would like to thank Governor Evers for bringing together this taskforce. Working together, I am confident that we will make progress on this issue, and bring prescription and health care prices back to reasonable levels
29 Oct 2019
“It’s hypocritical for Vos to deny Representative Anderson the small and reasonable accommodation to occasionally phone in to a committee meeting while the Speaker has absolutely no medical reason not to appear to testify on his own bill.”
08 Aug 2019