Gorski campaign: Gets nod from labor, environmental and citizens’ groups in Assembly run

Contact: David Gorski, gorskidavid60@gmail.com, 715-213-2223  WISCONSIN RAPIDS—David Gorski, Democratic Party nominee for the 72nd State Assembly, has received several labor, citizens’ and environmental endorsements. This is the second run for the office by David Gorski who was the nominee of the Democratic Party in 2016. Groups endorsing Gorski include: Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin (PFFW), United Steelworkers District 2, Teamsters Joint Council 19, Teamsters Joint Council 39,Wisconsin Progress, AFSCME Wisconsin People committee, Portage County AFSCME People committee, Coucil 32 AFSCME Local 348, Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC), Wisconsin Social Workers, Clean Wisconsin, Citizen Action, and the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. “I’m proud to

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Vukmir campaign: End this circus and confirm Judge Kavanaugh

Contact: Jess Ward, (608) 213-5939 Brookfield, Wis. — U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir issued the following statement Friday after the Senate Judiciary committee vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court: “Finally. Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination is out of the Judiciary committee. “Now Senator Baldwin — who could not meet with Brett Kavanaugh despite planning a fundraiser with Dr. Ford’s attorneys — will bus in the paid protestors like we saw in 2011 and attempt to filibuster this nomination because she believes Hillary Clinton should have chosen our next Supreme Court justice. “It’s time to end this circus and

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Rep. Quinn: Calls on Bewley to correct record

Contact: Rep. Quinn (888) 534-0075 Madison – Representative Romaine Quinn (R-Barron) released the following statement regarding Senator Janet Bewley (D-Mason) repeating claims about broadband funding that have been proven wrong: Democrats like to claim Governor Walker rejected federal money for broadband expansion, and that hurt rural Wisconsin students and families. However, we know that this is false. Wisconsin uses a public-private partnership model to make sure that everyone has a stake in our development, and the federal rules prohibited us from using federal money on partnership projects. All the way back in February of 2016 I debated Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca,

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Baldwin campaign: STUDENTS FOR TAMMY announced at events in Madison and Milwaukee

Contact: press@tammybaldwin.com MILWAUKEE — U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today announced STUDENTS FOR TAMMY at events in Madison and Milwaukee. Across the state, young Wisconsinites enrolled in high school and college have joined STUDENTS FOR TAMMY to support Tammy Baldwin’s fight for debt-free higher education and affordable health care, and speak out against Leah Vukmir’s embrace of Secretary Betsy DeVos’ special interest agenda. “Young Wisconsinites are working hard and all that they ask for is a chance to get ahead and build a better future for themselves and our entire state,” said Tammy Baldwin. “That’s why I championed allowing people to stay on their parents’ health care plans

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Rep. Jacque: Earns Wisconsin Professional Police Association Legislator of the Year Award

CONTACT: Rep. André Jacque (920) 819-8066 (De Pere, WI) – State Representative André Jacque (R- De Pere) was announced today as the Wisconsin Professional Police Association’s Legislator of the Year in the State Assembly for his dedicated work throughout the 2017-’18 legislative session. “I am proud to work hard for my neighbors here in Northeast Wisconsin to ensure a safe community now and for generations to come,” said Rep. Jacque. “It is an immense honor to be recognized by the men and women in blue for helping them protecting our families, and I am grateful for their help and trust

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U.S. Rep. Kind: Calls on Congressional Leadership to stay in session and pass outstanding legislation for Wisconsin workers, farmers, and families

Contact: Aaron White Phone: 202-225-5506 Aaron.White@mail.house.gov La Crosse – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind called on Congressional Leadership to remain in session and work together to find solutions to outstanding, stalled legislation, such as the 2018 Farm Bill. Rep. Kind also called for long-term solutions to the escalating trade war and NAFTA renegotiations. “The Congressional Leadership is refusing to do their job. We need a Farm Bill that will put Wisconsin family farmers before big agribusiness, and protect the conservation programs our farmers rely upon. Instead, they’re lavishing subsidies on millionaires and billionaires,” said Rep. Ron Kind. “To add insult to injury, the trade

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Sen. Marklein: City of Reedsburg certified as Telecommuter Forward! community

CONTACT – Senator Howard Marklein, (608) 266-0703 Reedsburg, WI – Senator Howard Marklein joined the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC), the Wisconsin State Telecommunication Association (WSTA), the City of Reedsburg and the Reedsburg Utility Commission to celebrate the certification of the City of Reedsburg as a Telecommuter Forward! community. The group also recognized the Reedsburg Utility Commission for receiving two substantial Rural Broadband Expansion Grants. Telecommuter Forward! Community Certification was created by Act 342, which was signed into law on April 18, 2018. Act 342 directed the PSC to create a certification program for a community to become a Telecommuter

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Schimel releases new TV ad slamming Dem Josh Kaul on crime

Republican AG Brad Schimel is out with a new ad touting his accomplishments and slamming Democratic opponent Josh Kaul for being weak on crime. The 30-second spot begins with footage of Schimel descending the steps of the Waukesha County courthouse while a male narrator introduces him. The screen then shows photos and news stories featuring Schimel on several TV screens while the narrator claims the AG “is leading the nation in the fight against opioid abuse.” The narrator then touts support for Schimel from 51 Republican and 12 Democratic sheriffs while showing a photo of Schimel with the sheriffs. With

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Schimel campaign: Kaul’s minimal record includes slew of plea deals with drug dealers

Contact: Johnny Koremenos, 262-706-1649 [WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis…] Activist candidate for Attorney General Josh Kaul has never prosecuted a single criminal in Wisconsin, not one, ever. But his skimpy track record in Baltimore is under scrutiny in a new statewide television ad. Johnny Koremenos, campaign manager for Attorney General Brad Schimel issued the following statement along with the corroborating evidence supporting the factual ad. “The press has given Josh Kaul a free pass, but the public deserves the truth about his weak record in Maryland,” said Koremenos. “Josh Kaul doesn’t have much experience with juries, but he sure loves pleading down

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Wisconsin Troopers Association: Endorses Governor Walker

For more information contact: WTA 1-877-894-8777 Highlights Proven Record of Keeping Our Families and Communities Safe [Madison, Wis.] – The Wisconsin Troopers’ Association proudly endorsed Gov. Scott Walker in his campaign for governor, lending him the support of one of the premier law enforcement associations in the state as he continues to build on his record of backing our men and women in uniform and helping to keep our communities safe. Gov. Walker’s proven track record of fighting for families and standing with law enforcement is shown by the policies he has enacted during his time in office. Most recently, the

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Rep. Nygren: Travels to White House for opioid discussion

Contact: Rep. John Nygren, (888)534-0089   Madison–State Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette), author of the Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) Agenda and Co-chair of the Governor’s Task Force on Opioid Abuse, released the following statement after participating in a conference at the White House regarding best practices in combating the opioid epidemic: “I had the honor of being invited to participate in a conference at the White House regarding the best practices in combating the opioid epidemic with other state and local leaders from around the country. Today at the conference, I was able to share all that we have

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U.S. Rep. Kind: Helps pass bipartisan legislation aimed at combating Wisconsin’s opioid crisis

Contact: Aaron White Phone: 202-225-5506 Aaron.White@mail.house.gov Legislation authored by Rep. Kind included in Opioid Crisis package La Crosse – Today, legislation to combat Wisconsin’s opioid crisis, which includes provisions authored by U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, passed the House of Representatives. The bipartisan bill also includes measures to curb the shipment of fentanyl, expand coverage for addiction treatment services, and promote educational resources on the potentially deadly impact of opioid misuse. “Breaking the cycle of addiction in Wisconsin will require all of us to come together and find comprehensive fixes to this epidemic,” said Rep. Ron Kind. “I am proud to have worked across

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Speaker Ryan: Statement on House passage of tax reform 2.0

CONTACT  AshLee Strong, Doug Andres 202-225-0600 https://spkrryan.us/2zA3UbL WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement upon the passage of the three bills comprising the Tax Reform 2.0 package: “Tax reform is already an incredible success story. In little more than nine months, we have seen a resurgence of broad-based economic growth, lifting families, workers, and small business owners into optimism and opportunity. The results speak for themselves: The American economy and its workforce are thriving. The three bills passed this week will continue to propel this growth. “On top of making lower rates for individuals and small businesses permanent, these

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Gorski campaign: Gets nod from labor, environmental and citizens’ groups in Assembly run

Contact: David Gorski, gorskidavid60@gmail.com, 715-213-2223  WISCONSIN RAPIDS—David Gorski, Democratic Party nominee for the 72nd State Assembly, has received several labor, citizens’ and environmental endorsements. This is the second run for the office by David Gorski who was the nominee of the Democratic Party in 2016. Groups endorsing Gorski include: Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin

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Vukmir campaign: End this circus and confirm Judge Kavanaugh

Contact: Jess Ward, (608) 213-5939 Brookfield, Wis. — U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir issued the following statement Friday after the Senate Judiciary committee vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court: “Finally. Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination is out of the Judiciary committee. “Now Senator Baldwin — who could not

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Rep. Quinn: Calls on Bewley to correct record

Contact: Rep. Quinn (888) 534-0075 Madison – Representative Romaine Quinn (R-Barron) released the following statement regarding Senator Janet Bewley (D-Mason) repeating claims about broadband funding that have been proven wrong: Democrats like to claim Governor Walker rejected federal money for broadband expansion, and that hurt rural Wisconsin students and families. However, we

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Baldwin campaign: STUDENTS FOR TAMMY announced at events in Madison and Milwaukee

Contact: press@tammybaldwin.com MILWAUKEE — U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today announced STUDENTS FOR TAMMY at events in Madison and Milwaukee. Across the state, young Wisconsinites enrolled in high school and college have joined STUDENTS FOR TAMMY to support Tammy Baldwin’s fight for debt-free higher education and affordable health care, and speak out against Leah Vukmir’s embrace

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U.S. Rep. Kind: Calls on Congressional Leadership to stay in session and pass outstanding legislation for Wisconsin workers, farmers, and families

Contact: Aaron White Phone: 202-225-5506 Aaron.White@mail.house.gov La Crosse – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind called on Congressional Leadership to remain in session and work together to find solutions to outstanding, stalled legislation, such as the 2018 Farm Bill. Rep. Kind also called for long-term solutions to the escalating trade war and NAFTA renegotiations.

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Sen. Marklein: City of Reedsburg certified as Telecommuter Forward! community

CONTACT – Senator Howard Marklein, (608) 266-0703 Reedsburg, WI – Senator Howard Marklein joined the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC), the Wisconsin State Telecommunication Association (WSTA), the City of Reedsburg and the Reedsburg Utility Commission to celebrate the certification of the City of Reedsburg as a Telecommuter Forward! community. The

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Schimel releases new TV ad slamming Dem Josh Kaul on crime

Republican AG Brad Schimel is out with a new ad touting his accomplishments and slamming Democratic opponent Josh Kaul for being weak on crime. The 30-second spot begins with footage of Schimel descending the steps of the Waukesha County courthouse while a male narrator introduces him. The screen then shows

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Wisconsin Troopers Association: Endorses Governor Walker

For more information contact: WTA 1-877-894-8777 Highlights Proven Record of Keeping Our Families and Communities Safe [Madison, Wis.] – The Wisconsin Troopers’ Association proudly endorsed Gov. Scott Walker in his campaign for governor, lending him the support of one of the premier law enforcement associations in the state as he continues

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Rep. Nygren: Travels to White House for opioid discussion

Contact: Rep. John Nygren, (888)534-0089   Madison–State Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette), author of the Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) Agenda and Co-chair of the Governor’s Task Force on Opioid Abuse, released the following statement after participating in a conference at the White House regarding best practices in combating the

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U.S. Rep. Kind: Helps pass bipartisan legislation aimed at combating Wisconsin’s opioid crisis

Contact: Aaron White Phone: 202-225-5506 Aaron.White@mail.house.gov Legislation authored by Rep. Kind included in Opioid Crisis package La Crosse – Today, legislation to combat Wisconsin’s opioid crisis, which includes provisions authored by U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, passed the House of Representatives. The bipartisan bill also includes measures to curb the shipment of fentanyl,

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Speaker Ryan: Statement on House passage of tax reform 2.0

CONTACT  AshLee Strong, Doug Andres 202-225-0600 https://spkrryan.us/2zA3UbL WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement upon the passage of the three bills comprising the Tax Reform 2.0 package: “Tax reform is already an incredible success story. In little more than nine months, we have seen a resurgence of broad-based economic

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