U.S. Sen. Johnson: Statement on confirmation of William Barr

Contact: Ben Voelkel 202-228-0071 WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) issued the following statement Thursday after voting to confirm William Barr as attorney general: “William Barr is eminently qualified, and he’s demonstrated a commitment to justice and the rule of law – not partisan politics – during his decades of public service. I’m pleased he was confirmed on a bipartisan basis to again serve as attorney general and I look forward to him continuing his service.”

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Hagedorn campaign: Responds to latest smear

Contact: (262) 372-6866 info@judgehagedorn.com Friends of Brian Hagedorn responds to latest smear: Judge Hagedorn treats everyone fairly under the law.  His job is to say what the is and not what he thinks the law should be.  He is running for the Supreme Court to protect religious freedoms for all Wisconsinites, regardless of faith. Yet the latest smear is just another example of attacks on his own faith.  Lisa Neubauer and her liberal allies will stop at nothing to take over the Supreme Court, even smearing Judge Hagedorn for founding a Christian school to better the lives of children.

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Wisconsin Medical Society: Physician groups express concerns over recent DOJ letters

Contact: Kendi Parvin 608.442.3748 kendi.parvin@wismed.org Madison, Wis. — Two major Wisconsin physician groups – the Wisconsin Medical Society (Society) and the Wisconsin Society of Addiction Medicine (WISAM) – are raising concerns that a recent letter sent by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) could have negative unintended consequences for patients trying to receive medically necessary treatment. The letters were sent February 4 to more than 180 Wisconsin physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners who are “prescribing opioids at relatively high levels compared to other prescribers,” but did not specify if those comparisons reflected different types of patient populations that exist

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Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce: Wisconsin designated as first National Guard & Reserve Component Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone in nation

Contact: Saul Newton, Executive Director snewton@wiveteranschamber.org (920) 288-2646 MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the multiple state agencies and US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes, convened for a community engagement event on Thursday to discuss the issue of military spouse unemployment and underemployment in the State of Wisconsin. This event laid the groundwork for Wisconsin to be designated as a Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone (MSEEZ) on June 4, 2019, the first such designation in the country focusing on spouses of National Guard and Reserve component service members. The designation brings together employers

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Voces de la Frontera: Congress should reject funding bill that builds more walls and separates more families

Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, sfreeman@vdlf.org, 414-469-9206 MILWAUKEE – According to news reports, the House and Senate appear headed toward a vote on a funding bill that would, among other things, provide $1.375 billion to build 55 miles of border walls and increase the budget of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by over $500 million. Voces de la Frontera released the following statement in response: “We oppose this bill, which builds more border walls and increases ICE’s capacity to imprison and separate immigrant families,” said José Flores, President of Voces de la Frontera. “In the last election, voters resoundingly rejected Trump’s cruel attacks on immigrants and refugees.

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WISN 12: Adrienne Pedersen to host “UpFront” program

PEDERSEN WILL ANCHOR WEEKLY CURRENT EVENTS AND NEWS PROGRAM MILWAUKEE, WIS. (February 14, 2019) – WISN 12 News is pleased to announce that anchor and reporter Adrienne Pedersen will be the new host of the weekly program “UPFRONT,” where she will provide in-depth reporting of current events, regional stories and in-depth coverage of big topics throughout the state, including candid interviews with newsmakers, public officials and people who capture the hearts and minds of Wisconsin viewers. “UPFRONT with Adrienne Pedersen” will expand beyond political coverage and include comprehensive exploration and deeper discussions into Wisconsin’s most impactful news topics. Pedersen will

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Dominique Paul Noth: Wisconsin Dems struggle to throw off GOP-imposed shackles

When they realized the Democrats had defeated the GOP’s aging golden boy Scott Walker and swept all statewide offices, the Republicans took advantage of their gerrymander control of the legislature to stick it to the new governor while the agreeable old governor was still in office. They called an unsubtle lame duck session limiting Evers power and that of the new attorney general, Josh Kaul.

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U.S. Sen. Johnson: Statement on confirmation of William Barr

Contact: Ben Voelkel 202-228-0071 WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) issued the following statement Thursday after voting to confirm William Barr as attorney general: “William Barr is eminently qualified, and he’s demonstrated a commitment to justice and the rule of law – not partisan politics – during his decades of

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Hagedorn campaign: Responds to latest smear

Contact: (262) 372-6866 info@judgehagedorn.com Friends of Brian Hagedorn responds to latest smear: Judge Hagedorn treats everyone fairly under the law.  His job is to say what the is and not what he thinks the law should be.  He is running for the Supreme Court to protect religious freedoms for all

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Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce: Wisconsin designated as first National Guard & Reserve Component Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone in nation

Contact: Saul Newton, Executive Director snewton@wiveteranschamber.org (920) 288-2646 MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the multiple state agencies and US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes, convened for a community engagement event on Thursday to discuss the issue of military spouse unemployment and underemployment

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Voces de la Frontera: Congress should reject funding bill that builds more walls and separates more families

Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, sfreeman@vdlf.org, 414-469-9206 MILWAUKEE – According to news reports, the House and Senate appear headed toward a vote on a funding bill that would, among other things, provide $1.375 billion to build 55 miles of border walls and increase the budget of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by over $500 million. Voces de

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WISN 12: Adrienne Pedersen to host “UpFront” program

PEDERSEN WILL ANCHOR WEEKLY CURRENT EVENTS AND NEWS PROGRAM MILWAUKEE, WIS. (February 14, 2019) – WISN 12 News is pleased to announce that anchor and reporter Adrienne Pedersen will be the new host of the weekly program “UPFRONT,” where she will provide in-depth reporting of current events, regional stories and

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Dominique Paul Noth: Wisconsin Dems struggle to throw off GOP-imposed shackles

When they realized the Democrats had defeated the GOP’s aging golden boy Scott Walker and swept all statewide offices, the Republicans took advantage of their gerrymander control of the legislature to stick it to the new governor while the agreeable old governor was still in office. They called an unsubtle lame duck session limiting Evers power and that of the new attorney general, Josh Kaul.

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