Gov. Walker to NFL: Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence

Contact: Tom Evenson, (608) 266-2839 “This is an issue that can unite people across America.” October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month   MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today sent a letter to Roger Goodell, commissioner of the National Football League (NFL), and DeMaurice

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Madison International Trade Association free breakfast event

Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St,  Madison, WI 53706 CONTACT: Ana Garic Communications and Event Coordinator Madison International Trade Association 608.335.3936 Two barriers are often cited by Wisconsin companies contemplating entry into new international markets—complexity and cost. This half-day seminar will dispel

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Kohl Campaign: Dan Kohl supports every American having access to quality, affordable health insurance the question is: why doesn’t Glenn Grothman?

Grafton – In a short video posted to social media, the Republican Party of Wisconsin attacked business executive and non-profit leader Dan Kohl for expressing his belief that every American deserves access to quality, affordable health insurance. Glenn Grothman has been one of the leading proponents of destructive changes that would

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The Capital Times: Panel talk examines student loan debt in Wisconsin

High Noon Saloon 701 E. Washington Ave Contact: Chris Murphy, cmurphy@madison.com, (608) 252-6420 In Wisconsin, there are an estimated one million people with some $19 billion in student loan debt. Some call it a “crisis” that will have grave consequences, but others say the macroeconomic implications are overblown and argue that high levels of debt

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The Capital Times: Panel talk examines student loan debt in Wisconsin

Contact: Chris Murphy, cmurphy@madison.com, (608) 252-6420 In Wisconsin, there are an estimated one million people with some $19 billion in student loan debt. Some call it a “crisis” that will have grave consequences, but others say the macroeconomic implications are overblown and argue that high levels of debt reflect the real cost of

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Walker urges NFL players to stop protesting during national anthem

Gov. Scott Walker today urged NFL players to stop protests during the national anthem, calling them a “divisive political sideshow.” In a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, Walker wrote players should instead “take a stand against domestic violence.” The letter comes a

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Ryan backs Trump’s decision to cut Obamacare subsidies

House Speaker Paul Ryan today denounced the “class warfare rhetoric” surrounding the GOP tax reform framework that suggests the deal is structured to benefit the wealthy. “This is about getting middle class taxpayers a tax cut,” he told reporters following a speech at the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce State of

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State finishes fiscal year with $579 million surplus

The state finished 2016-17 with a surplus of $579 million, a better ending balance than what the Legislative Fiscal Bureau had previously projected. The last LFB estimate of a $467 million ending balance, though, did not include a final look at expenditures over the fiscal year. The Department of Administration

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Gov. Walker to NFL: Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence

Contact: Tom Evenson, (608) 266-2839 “This is an issue that can unite people across America.” October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month   MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today sent a letter to Roger Goodell, commissioner of the National Football League (NFL), and DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, encouraging the

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Milwaukee Ald. Rainey, Johnson: Reckless driving focus of joint news conference set for Tuesday at City Hall

Ald. Khalif J. Rainey, (414) 286-2863 Ald. Cavalier Johnson, (414) 286-3777 Alderman Khalif J. Rainey and Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson will be joined by state Rep. David Crowley during a news conference at 1 p.m. tomorrow(Tuesday, October 17) at City Hall focused on pushing for state approval to allow automated traffic enforcement in the City of Milwaukee. The news conference will be

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Rep. Taylor, Sen. Erpenbach: Statewide tour promoting medical marijuana bills

Contact: Representative Chris Taylor 608-266-5342 Senator Jon Erpenbach 608-266-6670      Madison – Representative Chris Taylor, Senator Jon Erpenbach and advocates will make a statewide media tour seeking Legislative action on Senate Bill 38/Assembly Bill 75 which would allow patients access to medical cannabis with a doctor’s recommendation. The bills were introduced in

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Madison International Trade Association free breakfast event

Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St,  Madison, WI 53706 CONTACT: Ana Garic Communications and Event Coordinator Madison International Trade Association 608.335.3936 Two barriers are often cited by Wisconsin companies contemplating entry into new international markets—complexity and cost. This half-day seminar will dispel misconceptions about both, with particular emphasis on the many sources

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