Sen. Pfaff: 2023-24 Wisconsin State Legislative Session begins

Madison, Wis. – Today, State Senator Brad Pfaff (D-Onalaska) joined his colleagues at the Wisconsin State Capitol as Governor Tony Evers and members of the Wisconsin State Legislature were sworn in to office and began a new legislative session. Following the inauguration ceremonies, Senator Pfaff released the following statement: “What unites us is greater than what divides us. We must come together to provide for our working families and move Wisconsin forward.” “I look forward to working hand-in-hand with my colleagues this session to find bipartisan solutions and deliver results for the people of this great state.”

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TUE PM Update: Evers ‘jazzed as hell’ to take oath, GOP leaders call guv’s speech political

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From WisPolitics.com … — Gov. Tony Evers today called his reelection the rejection of a “return to the bitter politics of resentment” as he called for the Capitol to work together on goals such as funding schools and overturning the state’s 174-year-old abortion ban. Shortly after Chief Justice Annette Ziegler administered the oath to Evers, th… 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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Rep. Considine: Begins fifth term

Madison, Wis. – Today Rep. Dave Considine (D-Baraboo) joined his colleagues in the Wisconsin State Assembly for the inauguration ceremony. This marks the first day of Rep. Considine’s fifth term. “I am honored to continue to serve the people of the 81st Assembly District. I bring a unique perspective to the Capitol, as a former teacher, farmer, and a rural Democrat. As I have done in past sessions, I will use my constituents’ views and my experience to inform my decisions. “I remain committed to bolstering Wisconsin’s schools and farms. We must work together to ensure that Wisconsin is moving in the

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Sen. Stafsholt: Ready for new session

Madison, Wis. – Senator Rob Stafsholt (R – New Richmond) issued the following statement as the new legislative session begins: “I look forward to continue working hard for the people of the 10th Senate District this legislative session. The message I hear all across my district is the need to focus on workforce development to fill job openings at our local businesses, keep taxes down and rein in government overreach.  I will continue working in a bipartisan manner with my colleagues to achieve these priorities.” Senator Stafsholt will be Chair of the Committee on Financial Institutions & Sporting Heritage, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Economic Development &

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Rep. Gundrum: Takes oath of office for 2023-24 session

Madison, Wis. – Representative Rick Gundrum (R-Slinger) was sworn-in today to serve another term in the Wisconsin State Assembly. After the floor session, he issued the following statement: “It is a pleasure to serve another term in the Wisconsin State Assembly. I thank the people of the 58 the Assembly District for again placing their trust in me as their state representative. Wisconsin faces many challenges that need to be addressed. “My priorities will include additional tax cuts and investments in our workforce to support families and businesses during these difficult economic times. I will continue to advocate for parental

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Sen. Spreitzer: Sworn in as State Senator for 15th Senate District

MADISON, Wis. – Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit) was sworn in today at the State Capitol as the State Senator for the 15th Senate District. Senator Spreitzer will serve a four-year term representing communities in Dane, Green, and Rock Counties – including six cities, six villages, and twenty-five towns. Spreitzer previously served as the State Representative for the 45th Assembly District from 2015-2023, and succeeds Janis Ringhand as the Senator for the 15th District.  “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as a State Senator, and I look forward to continuing to serve and advocate for the people of our district,”

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Rep. Gundrum: Takes oath of office for 2023-2024 session

Madison, WI – Representative Rick Gundrum (R-Slinger) was sworn-in today to serve another term in the Wisconsin State Assembly. After the floor session, he issued the following statement: “It is a pleasure to serve another term in the Wisconsin State Assembly. I thank the people of the 58th Assembly District for again placing their trust in me as their state representative. Wisconsin faces many challenges that need to be addressed. “My priorities will include additional tax cuts and investments in our workforce to support families and businesses during these difficult economic times. I will continue to advocate for parental rights

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Sen. Pfaff: 2023-24 Wisconsin State Legislative Session begins

Madison, Wis. – Today, State Senator Brad Pfaff (D-Onalaska) joined his colleagues at the Wisconsin State Capitol as Governor Tony Evers and members of the Wisconsin State Legislature were sworn in to office and began a new legislative session. Following the inauguration ceremonies, Senator Pfaff released the following statement: “What unites us is greater than what divides us. We must come together to provide for our working families and move Wisconsin forward.” “I look forward to working hand-in-hand with my colleagues this session to find bipartisan solutions and deliver results for the people of this great state.”

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Rep. McGuire: Sworn-in for third term

MADISON – Rep. Tip McGuire was sworn in today for his third term as State Representative for the 64th Assembly District. Rep. McGuire made the following statement: “It is an incredible honor to have the opportunity to represent the 64th Assembly District for a third term. As always, my top priority is ensuring that the middle class and those working their way into the middle class have a state government that is looking out for them. “Our state has an historic surplus, meaning that now more than ever, our actions in the Legislature will set the course for the future of Wisconsin.

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Rep. Rodriguez: Begins sixth term in 106th Wisconsin State Legislature

MADISON – State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) took the oath of office during an Inauguration Day ceremony in the Assembly Chambers Tuesday afternoon. The ceremony marks the beginning of her sixth term representing the 21st Assembly District in the 106th Wisconsin State Legislature. Rep. Rodriguez is one of 64 Republicans sworn into the Assembly for the 2023-2024 legislative session. “I’m honored that the members of my community have supported me by sending me back to Madison to represent them this session, and eager to get back to work for the 21st Assembly District and the residents of our great state,” commented Rep. Rodriguez.

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Rep. Snyder: Inaugurated for fourth term in the legislature

Madison, Wis. – Today, Representative Patrick Snyder (Schofield) took the oath of office to begin his fourth term as Representative for the 85th Assembly District. Following the Inauguration Ceremony, Representative Snyder made the following statement: “I am honored to have been chosen by my friends and neighbors in the 85th Assembly District to represent them in Madison during the 106th Legislature of the State Assembly. I look forward to working with all my colleagues and Governor Evers to continue providing commonsense solutions for Wisconsin. I look forward to a productive session and getting to work on the upcoming state budget.” In December, Representative Snyder

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Rep. Born: Sworn into Wisconsin Assembly for sixth Term

Madison, Wis. – Representative Mark Born (R – Beaver Dam) was sworn into the Wisconsin State Assembly today to represent the 39thAssembly District for his sixth term. Following the Inauguration Ceremony, Rep. Born made the following statement: “I am honored to be entrusted by the people of the 39th Assembly District to represent them for another two years. During my time in office, we have made major improvements in our tax code; invested in our priorities, like roads, schools, and healthcare; and passed sensible, conservative reforms that have provided substantial savings for Wisconsin.   “But there is still work to do—our criminal justice

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Sen. Cabral-Guevara: Inauguration Day

Madison, Wis. — Today, the 106th session of the Wisconsin Legislature officially began with the inauguration of elected officials. “It is an honor for me to officially begin my service as the state senator from the 19th senate district,” said Cabral-Guevara. “I’m looking forward to representing hardworking families across the Fox Valley and bringing their voice to our State Capitol. My office will always be open to anyone with ideas on how to make our community a better place, so please do not hesitate to reach out.” The Xavier High School band provided the musical entertainment for the Wisconsin State Senate Inauguration. The Neenah Community Band

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Rep. Shelton: Sworn in for second assembly term

MADISON, Wis. – In the state’s Capitol this afternoon, Representative Kristina Shelton (D-Green Bay) took her second oath to represent Wisconsin’s 90th district in the State Assembly. The Representative shared the following statement: “I am so grateful to return to the Capitol building today to bring forth the voice of Green Bay.  Wisconsin’s 90th Assembly District is home to so many incredible businesses, schools, movements, and more – to be elected to continue to represent these people is an honor I do not take lightly.  By taking this oath, I promise to continue to support and represent the people of

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WisDems: Chair Ben Wikler congratulates Wisconsin’s Constitutional Officers on Inauguration Day

MADISON, Wis. — Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Ben Wikler released the following statement congratulating Governor Tony Evers, Lieutenant Governor Sara Rodriguez, Attorney General Josh Kaul, Secretary of State Doug La Follette, and Treasurer John Leiber on their swearing in this morning: “Today is January 3rd, 2023, and, to quote Governor Tony Evers, we are jazzed as hell to congratulate our state’s Constitutional Officers on their inauguration at the State Capitol this morning. “The swearing in ceremonies this morning marked the culmination of years of hard work and dedication to building a fairer and more equitable Wisconsin. We’ve seen remarkable progress over the

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Sen. Pfaff: 2023-24 Wisconsin State Legislative Session begins

Madison, Wis. – Today, State Senator Brad Pfaff (D-Onalaska) joined his colleagues at the Wisconsin State Capitol as Governor Tony Evers and members of the Wisconsin State Legislature were sworn in to office and began a new legislative session. Following the inauguration ceremonies, Senator Pfaff released the following statement: “What unites

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Rep. Considine: Begins fifth term

Madison, Wis. – Today Rep. Dave Considine (D-Baraboo) joined his colleagues in the Wisconsin State Assembly for the inauguration ceremony. This marks the first day of Rep. Considine’s fifth term. “I am honored to continue to serve the people of the 81st Assembly District. I bring a unique perspective to the Capitol,

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Sen. Stafsholt: Ready for new session

Madison, Wis. – Senator Rob Stafsholt (R – New Richmond) issued the following statement as the new legislative session begins: “I look forward to continue working hard for the people of the 10th Senate District this legislative session. The message I hear all across my district is the need to focus on workforce development

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Rep. Gundrum: Takes oath of office for 2023-24 session

Madison, Wis. – Representative Rick Gundrum (R-Slinger) was sworn-in today to serve another term in the Wisconsin State Assembly. After the floor session, he issued the following statement: “It is a pleasure to serve another term in the Wisconsin State Assembly. I thank the people of the 58 the Assembly

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Sen. Spreitzer: Sworn in as State Senator for 15th Senate District

MADISON, Wis. – Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit) was sworn in today at the State Capitol as the State Senator for the 15th Senate District. Senator Spreitzer will serve a four-year term representing communities in Dane, Green, and Rock Counties – including six cities, six villages, and twenty-five towns. Spreitzer previously served

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Rep. Gundrum: Takes oath of office for 2023-2024 session

Madison, WI – Representative Rick Gundrum (R-Slinger) was sworn-in today to serve another term in the Wisconsin State Assembly. After the floor session, he issued the following statement: “It is a pleasure to serve another term in the Wisconsin State Assembly. I thank the people of the 58th Assembly District

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Sen. Pfaff: 2023-24 Wisconsin State Legislative Session begins

Madison, Wis. – Today, State Senator Brad Pfaff (D-Onalaska) joined his colleagues at the Wisconsin State Capitol as Governor Tony Evers and members of the Wisconsin State Legislature were sworn in to office and began a new legislative session. Following the inauguration ceremonies, Senator Pfaff released the following statement: “What unites

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Rep. McGuire: Sworn-in for third term

MADISON – Rep. Tip McGuire was sworn in today for his third term as State Representative for the 64th Assembly District. Rep. McGuire made the following statement: “It is an incredible honor to have the opportunity to represent the 64th Assembly District for a third term. As always, my top priority is

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Rep. Rodriguez: Begins sixth term in 106th Wisconsin State Legislature

MADISON – State Representative Jessie Rodriguez (R-Oak Creek) took the oath of office during an Inauguration Day ceremony in the Assembly Chambers Tuesday afternoon. The ceremony marks the beginning of her sixth term representing the 21st Assembly District in the 106th Wisconsin State Legislature. Rep. Rodriguez is one of 64 Republicans sworn into

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Rep. Snyder: Inaugurated for fourth term in the legislature

Madison, Wis. – Today, Representative Patrick Snyder (Schofield) took the oath of office to begin his fourth term as Representative for the 85th Assembly District. Following the Inauguration Ceremony, Representative Snyder made the following statement: “I am honored to have been chosen by my friends and neighbors in the 85th Assembly District to

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Rep. Born: Sworn into Wisconsin Assembly for sixth Term

Madison, Wis. – Representative Mark Born (R – Beaver Dam) was sworn into the Wisconsin State Assembly today to represent the 39thAssembly District for his sixth term. Following the Inauguration Ceremony, Rep. Born made the following statement: “I am honored to be entrusted by the people of the 39th Assembly District to

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Sen. Cabral-Guevara: Inauguration Day

Madison, Wis. — Today, the 106th session of the Wisconsin Legislature officially began with the inauguration of elected officials. “It is an honor for me to officially begin my service as the state senator from the 19th senate district,” said Cabral-Guevara. “I’m looking forward to representing hardworking families across the Fox Valley and bringing their

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Rep. Shelton: Sworn in for second assembly term

MADISON, Wis. – In the state’s Capitol this afternoon, Representative Kristina Shelton (D-Green Bay) took her second oath to represent Wisconsin’s 90th district in the State Assembly. The Representative shared the following statement: “I am so grateful to return to the Capitol building today to bring forth the voice of

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