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2020

3/4/2020
Rep. Taylor and Sen. Erpenbach introduce RESPECT Women Act to Protect and Enhance Women’s Health Today, Representative Chris Taylor (D-Madison) and Senator Jon Erpenbach (D-West Point) joined the Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin, medical professionals, and other reproductive health advocates, to announce the introduction of the RESPECT Women Act.
2/27/2020
How Partisan Gerrymandering Limits Access to Care On February 24, 2020, the Center for American Progress released a report on how gerrymandering has prevented more than 2 million uninsured people from getting covered through the Medicaid expansion.
2/5/2020
Democrats Propose Bill to Close the Ghost Gun Loophole On February 5, Senator Erpenbach and Representative Hesselbein circulated a proposal to close the ghost gun loophole to keep Wisconsinites safe.
2/3/2020
Sen. Erpenbach and Reps. Taylor and Stubbs Introduce Legislation to Limit Costly Manufacturing Credit and Increase Special Education Funding Today, Senator Jon Erpenbach (D-West Point) and Representatives Chris Taylor (D-Madison) and Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) circulated a proposal to limit the manufacturing portion of the Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit.
1/31/2020
Democrats Find another Avenue to Provide Student Debt Relief On Friday, January 31, Senators Erpenbach and Shilling, and Representative Hesselbein circulated a proposal to help address the burden of student loan debt in Wisconsin.
1/22/2020
Senator Erpenbach’s Response to the State of the State Address Today, January 22, Governor Tony Evers delivered his second State of the State Address. After a both successful and trying year in 2019, Governor Evers was able to deliver on promises and move the needle on many of the issues that Wisconsinites care about.
1/16/2020
Republicans Continue to Neglect Homeless Wisconsinites Today, the Joint Committee on Finance (JFC) is set to convene for the first time in 2020, but critical funds for homelessness have yet again been left off the agenda. These funds are just some of the multitude of funding requests that JFC Republicans have opted to delay, leaving state agencies and t

2019

12/16/2019
Democratic Members Support Call for Action on Homelessness Democratic members of the Joint Finance Committee today sent the attached letter to co-chairs Senator Darling and Representative Nygren.
12/11/2019
Erpenbach and Taylor Statement on Felzkowski/Bernier Medical Marijuana Proposal While we are happy to see that Republicans continue to recognize that Wisconsin lags behind over 30 states when it comes to legalizing medical cannabis, we fear LRB-5095/1 could prevent sick people from getting access to the medicine they need.