PR DOT Building
Today in a show of bi-partisanship State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) joins Rep. Sanfelippo, Rep. Craig and Rep Sutton in requesting cutting $200 million for the new Madison DOT Building.
Senator Carpenter Encourages Sending Holiday Mail for Heroes
Today State Senator Tim Carpenter encouraged folks to participate in the American Red Cross’s Holiday Mail for Heroes program. The program allows people to send their heartfelt thanks during the holiday season to those give their service to our country
Tim Carpenter Statement on Third Re-Election to Senate
I am truly humbled by the trust the voters in the Third Senate District have shown in electing me again to this office. I promise to repay this trust with hard work and dedication to the interests of the people I represent.
Wisconsin's Marriage Equality Success
Today State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee), issued the following statement following the United State Supreme Court’s decision not to review the lower court rulings invalidating Wisconsin’s marriage equality ban.
Voting for Best Candidate in Primaries Should Be Allowed
State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) today called for changing 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.
Senator Carpenter Named "Conservation Champion"
State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) issued the following statement in response to being named a Conservation Champion for the 2013-2014 legislative session by Wisconsin’s League of Conservation Voters.
Wisconsin Should Ban Powdered Alcohol
State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) announced that he will introduce 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 snorted to add the buzz of a full cocktail.
"Silver Alert" Becomes Law
State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) hailed the signing into law a bill establishing a statewide Silver Alert program
25% of Any Budget Surplus Tax Cuts
State Senator Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee) stated that if any tax cuts are to be considered in response to Wisconsin’s expected budget surplus, that 25% of such budget surpluses be directly applied to residential property tax relief.