RSS

2021

9/23/2021
Democrats Urge Action to Tackle Gun Violence MADISON, WI – As gun violence continues to plague communities and families, legislative Democrats have introduced proposals to enact Extreme Risk Protection Orders and close the gun show loophole that allows convicted felons to purchase firearms.
6/30/2021
Republican Budget Falls Short MADISON – Despite overwhelming public support for Governor Tony Evers’ state budget proposal that prioritized a successful economic recovery for the state, Republican politicians settled for less.
6/16/2021
Budget Bulletin: The GOPs Unhealthy Budget Choices MADISON – The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) continued to work through the budget process in an executive session on Thursday, June 15, 2021. JFC took action on budget items for the Departments of Health Services, Insurance, Board on Aging and Long Term Care, Children and Families and Public...
6/15/2021
JFC Democrats: The Fix to GOP K-12 Budget Woes Rests in BadgerCare Expansion MADISON – As the Joint Finance Committee heads into an executive session on the Department of Health Services budget, Democrats on the committee are working to secure federal funding for Wisconsin classrooms. As it currently stands, Wisconsin school districts are poised to lose out on a total of...
6/11/2021
Budget Bulletin: GOP Pays More for Less on Corrections and Environment MADISON – The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) continued to work through the budget process in an executive session on Thursday, June 10, 2021. JFC took action on budget items for the Departments of Corrections, Circuit Courts, Supreme Court, Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection, and Natural...
6/10/2021
JFC Democrats: GOP Guilty of Wasting Millions on Frivolous Lawsuits MADISON – As the Joint Finance Committee heads into another executive session today, Democrats on the committee are reminding Wisconsin families of the Republican abuse of our state dollars.
6/9/2021
Budget Bulletin: Hitting the Wall on Infrastructure MADISON – The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) continued to work through the budget process in an executive session on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. JFC took action on budget items for the Departments of Military Affairs, Administration, Building Commission, Building Program, and Transportation.
6/3/2021
Budget Bulletin: Transparency in State Investments MADISON – The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) continued to work through the budget process in an executive session on Tuesday, June 2, 2021. JFC took action on budget items for the Departments of Natural Resources, Workforce Development, Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protections and Safety and...
6/2/2021
GOP Missed Opportunities Are Costing Wisconsinites Billions MADISON – As the Joint Finance Committee heads into another executive session today, Democrats on the committee are reminding Wisconsin families of the missed opportunities seen so far by the Republican-led committee and Legislature.
5/28/2021
JFC Budget Bulletin: What’s Happening with School Funding MADISON – The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) continued to work through the budget process in an executive session on Thursday, May 27, 2021.