Wisconsin Republicans focus on state budget with proposed Constitutional amendments Sen. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield, and Rep. Robert Wittke, R-Racine, are proposing a Constitutional amendment, Senate Joint Resolution 84, that would give lawmakers a say over how Wisconsin’s federal dollars are spent.
Dale discusses the nonpartisan election audit on the Jay Weber Show As a member of the Joint Audit Committee, Dale reviews the findings and action items described in the Legislative Audit Bureau's 8-month review of elections administration in Wisconsin during last fall's election.
Brookfield’s Kooyenga: Latest state test scores show Wisconsin schools failing kids Wisconsin’s Department of Public Instruction released the Wisconsin Student Assessment System results on Wednesday. They show that test scores fell across the state, as did student participation.
Sen. Kooyenga praises UW System, Tommy Thompson for no tuition hike “I’m glad that the proposed UW budget continues to keep tuition flat even without a legislative mandate,” Kooyenga told The Center Square on Friday.
Radio Address: Sen. Kooyenga on returning the surplus and strengthening our economy Tax relief has always been a top priority for the Republican legislature. That’s especially true with new estimates showing tax revenue will exceed projections by an unprecedented $4.4 billion over the next two-year budget.
Kooyenga/Neylon bill seeks to make electric car buying easier The Kooyenga-Neylon bill would enable electric vehicle manufacturers to sell directly to consumers in Wisconsin either online or at manufacturer-owned dealerships, without the need to go through a traditional dealership.
Short-term health plans could last longer in Wisconsin under bill “There are individuals who find themselves between jobs or starting a business,” Kooyenga said. “For many of them, it’s Cadillac insurance versus no insurance. This offers a good compromise between those extremes.”
State Senator Proposes Renaming ‘Fort Bragg’ — To ‘Fort Bragg’ Republican Wisconsin state Sen. Dale Kooyenga announced in a press release Tuesday his resolution to rename Fort Bragg – originally named after Confederate Army General Braxton Bragg – after Braxton’s cousin, Union General Edward Bragg, according to the Army Times.
One Simple Way To Expand Health Care Freedom In Wisconsin, state law dating back to 2009 limits the availability of one important type of coverage, short term health plans. Contrary to less-restrictive federal rules, Wisconsin law limits these plans to 18 months total duration.
WOW county senator: Report on failing grades is ‘a five-alarm wake-up call’ “Conservatives have long had concerns about the impact of virtual schooling not just on grades, but on students' mental health and economic opportunities,” Sen. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield, told The Center Square.
Bipartisan push for ranked-choice voting in Wisconsin The push for ranked-choice voting in Wisconsin gained steam on Wednesday with the introduction of a bipartisan bill in the state Legislature, a move backed by a Republican congressman and a recently formed coalition of civic and business leaders.
Lawmakers ask Tosa, West Allis and Milwaukee schools for more in-person learning Area state politicians are asking three local school districts that have been in either virtual or hybrid learning models to move to more in-person learning, saying they would move more state funding to districts that do so.
Radio Address: Law Enforcement, Service Members are the Best Our Country Has to Offer Sen. Dale Kooyenga delivers the Republican radio address. He discusses the recent unrest in Wauwatosa and commends the brave men and women of law enforcement and the Wisconsin National Guard, who helped ensure that Wauwatosa didn't experience the same level of destruction recently experienced by Ken
GOP lawmakers introduce telehealth dentistry bill Under their proposed legislation, dentists would be held to a set of standards for the technology established by the state’s Dentistry Examining Board.