Legislators ask Governor for Disaster Declaration
We write today to urge you to act today to make a written request to the Small Business Administration (SBA) for a Disaster Declaration for affected areas of our districts from the recent storms and flooding...
Convert Rail Corridor into Trail
Legislators representing Northwest Dane County sent a letter to DOT Secretary Dave Ross today asking him to consider converting the damaged section of the rail corridor along Hwy. 14 into a state trail that links the Capitol with Devil's Lake State Park...
Letter Asking for State of Emergency
Senator Jon Erpenbach and other South Central WI Legislators today asked Governor Walker to declare a State of Emergency after record amounts of rainfall caused significant property and infrastructure damage and one tragic death.
Erpenbach Calls on Governor to End Support of “Zero Tolerance”
...In that period of time, an estimated 2,500 children have been placed in chain-link holding cells, away from their parents, creating life-long trauma. Governor Scott Walker has committed Wisconsin National Guard Troops, to support this shameful policy...
Supreme Court Delays Decision on Wisconsin Maps
The United States Supreme Court delayed a decision on the actual merits of the case against GOP partisan gerrymandered legislative maps, sending the case back to district court. State Senator Jon Erpenbach released the following statement...
Potholes Abound While We Spend for Phantom Foxconn
The Joint Committee on Finance today met to reallocate funds for Transportation projects because of a shortfall of Federal funds and a failure of the Legislature to pass a long term transportation funding solution.