WisDems: On Republicans’ Joint Finance no-show

MADISON, Wis. — After Republican lawmakers on the GOP-controlled Joint Finance Committee today ignored Governor Evers’ call for a special meeting to release already-approved funding to address PFAS contamination and support the continuation of health care services in western Wisconsin, Democratic Party of

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Swearingen campaign: Announces bid for re-election

RHINELANDER—Incumbent State Representative Rob Swearingen (R Rhinelander) announced he will seek his seventh, two-year term in the November election. The lifelong Rhinelander resident and small business owner is proud of his work in the legislature and bringing more jobs and

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Rep. McGuire: We’re ready, where Are they?

MADISON — Today, Joint Finance Committee (JFC) Democrats showed up ready to work at the 13.10 meeting regarding the release of $125 million forPFAS Remediation and $15 million for Chippewa Valley healthcare providers. The JFC Co-Chairs and their Republican colleagues

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U.S. Rep. Van Orden: Endorsed by Wisconsin Third District Republicans

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wisc. – On Saturday morning, Third Congressional District Republicans unanimously endorsed Congressman Derrick Van Orden for re-election at their district caucus in Onalaska, Wisconsin. Van Orden, a first-term congressman who flipped the Third Congressional District seat in 2022, released the following statement in response to the party endorsement. “I

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WisDems: On Republicans’ Joint Finance no-show

MADISON, Wis. — After Republican lawmakers on the GOP-controlled Joint Finance Committee today ignored Governor Evers’ call for a special meeting to release already-approved funding to address PFAS contamination and support the continuation of health care services in western Wisconsin, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Communications Director Joe Oslund released the following statement: “True to

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Swearingen campaign: Announces bid for re-election

RHINELANDER—Incumbent State Representative Rob Swearingen (R Rhinelander) announced he will seek his seventh, two-year term in the November election. The lifelong Rhinelander resident and small business owner is proud of his work in the legislature and bringing more jobs and prosperity to the 34th Assembly District. Rep. Swearingen strongly advocates

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WisDems: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: GOP candidate Eric Hovde wants to take the vote away from nursing home residents

MADISON, Wis. — A new Substack post from 19-time NBA All-Star and former Milwaukee Buck Kareem Abdul-Jabbar highlighted Eric Hovde’s recent remarks that people living in nursing homes should not be allowed to vote. Hovde’s position that nursing homes residents should be disenfranchised has received local and national attention. Last week, Wisconsin seniors, nursing home residents, and caregivers

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Grabe campaign: Announces candidacy for 51st Assembly District

MOUNT HOREB, Wis. — Mount Horeb resident Elizabeth Grabe announced today that she is a candidate for the new 51st Assembly District, created after Gov. Tony Evers signed new legislative maps into law in February. The new 51st district includes the Dane County villages of Mount Horeb and Blue Mounds,

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Sen. Wimberger: Statement on governor’s latest attempt to distract from shameful veto of community-supported PFAS relief

MADISON, WI —Senator Eric Wimberger (R-Green Bay) issued the following statement on Governor Evers’ disingenuous attempt to call the Joint Committee on Finance into a special meeting following his veto of relief for the thousands of Wisconsinites affected by PFAS contamination: “Governor Evers ignored the desires of impacted communities with his SB312

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Rep. Brandtjen: Threats against election officials won’t solve election integrity

Madison – State Representative Janel Brandtjen released the following statement regarding recent threats against WEC Administrator Wolfe: “Threatening Administrator Meagan Wolfe, or any election official, is unacceptable and counterproductive. Venting frustrations on individuals like Wolfe, clerks, or poll workers is not only illegal but also harmful to rebuilding trust in

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Dept. of Justice: Wisconsin ICAC Task Force Conference on Missing and Exploited Children highlights increase in sextortion cases

APPLETON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force today kicked off the 5th annual ICAC Conference on Missing and Exploited Children in Appleton, Wis. The conference provides nationwide training to ICAC Task Force members and affiliate agencies, as well as multi-disciplinary team members

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U.S. House Select Committee on the CCP: Unveils findings into CCP’s role in American fentanyl epidemic – REPORT & HEARING

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following a months-long investigation, Chairman Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Ranking Member Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) of the House Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party revealed their findings of the Chinese Communist Party’s role in the deadly fentanyl epidemic that has killed hundreds

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Rep. McGuire: We’re ready, where Are they?

MADISON — Today, Joint Finance Committee (JFC) Democrats showed up ready to work at the 13.10 meeting regarding the release of $125 million forPFAS Remediation and $15 million for Chippewa Valley healthcare providers. The JFC Co-Chairs and their Republican colleagues were not in attendance, further stalling efforts to release this

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