WDVA Announces Grant Awards for Wisconsin Veterans Organizations
This funding will be like a shot in the arm for organizations like Heroes for Healthcare, the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative, the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce, and many others who are working for Wisconsin’s veterans.
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18 Dec 2020
Transgender Day of Remembrance, 2020
Today we remember the lives of Transgender people that were taken from the world because their expression of themselves did not conform to someone else’s view.
20 Nov 2020
Prescription Drug Task Force Recommendations a Great Step Forward for Wisconsin
I am so happy to have been asked to serve on the Task Force and sincerely appreciate the efforts by all the members to address this very important issue... Hopefully, in the next session, there will be the bipartisan support this issue deserves
23 Oct 2020
Carpenter Statement on Legislative Republicans' Decision to Boycott Legislative Session
Wisconsin Republican state legislators have been boycotting legislative session since April...Republicans in our state legislature have pulled a ‘no show’ in a desperate, last-ditch effort to grind the people’s business to a halt.
22 Oct 2020
"It's called doing your job!" - Senator Nass
It is unbelievable, that during this health crisis the Republican Senate has been in session only 3 days in 2020.
21 Oct 2020
Republican Health Committees: Missing in Action
It is shocking that even during a once in a century public health crisis, the Republican Chairmen of the Assembly and Senate Health Committees have not bothered to address the ongoing pandemic in our state through public hearings, informational hearings, and legislation.
Matthew Shepard's Story Continues to Haunt and Inspire Us after 22 Years
Despite all of the progress that has been made since Stonewall in 1969, there is still so much more that can be done in our state and across the country. As we remember Matthew’s life, we should look for ways that we can honor his legacy by working to create a world that welcomes all types of people
12 Oct 2020
Public Hearing is Necessary before Striking down COVID Strategy
As case numbers and hospitalizations hit record highs, the Legislature should avoid rash decisions motivated by the pursuit of power. People’s lives, health, and livelihoods are too important to jeopardize in political games.
09 Oct 2020
It is Time for Scott Fitzgerald to Resign
Given the complete failure of the Republican-controlled State Senate to convene in session to pass important legislation to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, it is time for Senator Fitzgerald to resign as the Republican Majority Leader.
07 Oct 2020