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2019

5/14/2019
GOP Block Democratic Efforts to Protect Drinking Water Republican Politicians refuse to Address Wisconsin Lead Poisoning Crisis
5/9/2019
Republicans Reject $1.6 Billion Investment for Wisconsin Today, during the Joint Committee on Finance executive session, Republicans voted against Democrats’ motion to stop the removal of the Medicaid expansion proposal from budget deliberations which would have attracted $1.6 billion in federal dollars to the state.
5/7/2019
Senator Erpenbach Praises Governor Evers’ Healthy Women, Healthy Baby Initiatives Today, in both the Senate and Assembly, Republicans held hearings on bills aimed at restricting women’s access to comprehensive reproductive care.
5/2/2019
Republicans Will Kill Medicaid Expansion Move denies health care for thousands of Wisconsinites, forgoing $1.6 billion of federal funding
4/27/2019
Senator Erpenbach Applauds the SeniorCare Extension It was announced last week that the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) notified the Department of Health Services (DHS) that they approved a 10-year extension for the popular and vital SeniorCare prescription drug program.
4/23/2019
Senator Erpenbach and Representative Considine are happy to see DNR commitment to cleaning up Portage Canal In honor of Governor Evers’ Year of Clean Water, and in the spirit of Earth Day, Senator Jon Erpenbach (D-West Point) and Representative Dave Considine (D-Baraboo) were thrilled to hear that the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) committed $4.3 million to clean up the Portage Canal.
4/4/2019
Senator Erpenbach supports Gov. Evers’ workforce development proposals If you had any doubt that Republicans are out of touch with Wisconsinites, today’s Joint Committee on Finance agency briefing on the Department of Workforce Development may clear that up.
3/21/2019
JFC Democrats appalled by Republicans’ votes against needed projects across the state GOP rejects funding for cancer research facility, improved care for veterans, and UW System requests
3/21/2019
Weekly Democratic Radio Address: "It’s time to expand Medicaid and put Wisconsinites first" Senator Jon Erpenbach (D-Middleton) offered the Democratic weekly radio address highlighting the benefits of Governor Evers’ plan to accept the federal funds available to expand Medicaid for 82,000 people in Wisconsin.
3/21/2019
Senator Erpenbach Statement on the motion to withdraw from the Affordable Care Act lawsuit State Senator Jon Erpenbach released the following statement following Wisconsin’s motion to withdraw from the Affordable Care Act lawsuit.