WisPolitics Midday – July 11, 2019

In today’s WisPolitics Midday, sponsored by Spectrum: Justice Kelly’s record-breaking fundraising report. UW Regents poised to approve hikes in student fees. Five Democratic presidential candidates to speak before LULAC in Milwaukee.

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One Wisconsin Now: Speaker Robin Vos shuts down Assembly for his summer vacation(s)

Contact: Mike Browne, Deputy Director mike@OneWisconsinNow.org (608) 444-3483 Special Interests and Taxpayers Will be Picking Up the Tab for Another Summer of Travel for ‘Boss‘ Vos MADISON, Wis. — Speaker Robin Vos recently declared the state Assembly he oversees would be taking the summer off and not return to session work until October. A review by One Wisconsin Now of the calendar maintained by Vos’ state office sheds some light on why he’s shutting down the Assembly for July, August and September — he has travel plans. “Robin Vos has never been shy about having special interests and Wisconsin taxpayers

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U.S. Rep. Kind: And Gallagher introduce resolution recognizing veteran-to-veteran programs in Wisconsin

Contact: Sarah Abel Phone: 202-225-5506 Sarah.Abel@mail.house.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Reps. Ron Kind and Mike Gallagher introduced H.Res.483, a resolution recognizing the importance of veteran-to-veteran mentorship programs. Wisconsin has a number of established veteran mentorship programs which work to connect returning service members with veterans who have transitioned back to civilian life. Click here to read the text of the resolution. “Veteran peer-to-peer mentoring programs are vital to helping service members’ transition back into civilian life—a time that can be challenging for many. By talking to those who have gone through the transition themselves, veterans are more likely to keep

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Wisconsin Working Families Party: Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro to meet with Working Families party supporters

CONTACT: Stacey Mink, 410-790-9913 MILWAUKEE: Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro will meet with voters at a happy hour at the Wisconsin Working Families Party offices in Milwaukee. The political party recently embarked on an endorsement process to elevate progressive champions to win the Democratic nomination and beat Donald Trump. Castro will meet with Working Families Party members … Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options. Username or E-mail Password * Remember Me     Forgot Password

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WisPolitics Midday – July 11, 2019

In today’s WisPolitics Midday, sponsored by Spectrum: Justice Kelly’s record-breaking fundraising report. UW Regents poised to approve hikes in student fees. Five Democratic presidential candidates to speak before LULAC in Milwaukee.

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U.S. Rep. Kind: And Gallagher introduce resolution recognizing veteran-to-veteran programs in Wisconsin

Contact: Sarah Abel Phone: 202-225-5506 Sarah.Abel@mail.house.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Reps. Ron Kind and Mike Gallagher introduced H.Res.483, a resolution recognizing the importance of veteran-to-veteran mentorship programs. Wisconsin has a number of established veteran mentorship programs which work to connect returning service members with veterans who have transitioned back to

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Wisconsin Working Families Party: Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro to meet with Working Families party supporters

CONTACT: Stacey Mink, 410-790-9913 MILWAUKEE: Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro will meet with voters at a happy hour at the Wisconsin Working Families Party offices in Milwaukee. The political party recently embarked on an endorsement process to elevate progressive champions to win the Democratic nomination and beat Donald Trump. Castro

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