Legislature Continues Focus On Reform, Workforce Development

The State Senate recently wrapped up its fall session, moving forward a number of reforms and measures that address important issues and streamline government regulations. One of the highlights of the fall session was a series of roundtables held around the state by the Senate Committee on Economic Development and Commerce to receive input directly…
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State Senate Launches Jobs Initiative

(State Capitol, Madison)… The Wisconsin State Senate is continuing their focus on encouraging job creation and economic development by engaging entrepreneurs and employers in developing policy and innovative ideas for growth. As part of this initiative, the Senate Committee on Economic Development and Commerce has scheduled a number of economic development roundtables around the state,…
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Help Prevent Drug Abuse Through Prescription Disposal

Drug addiction and abuse continues to plague communities across our state. Here in western Wisconsin, we have seen meth and heroin ravage our communities and destroy far too many promising lives. While there remains much work to be done, I am pleased that the State Legislature continues to work with stakeholders in an effort to…
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Delivering On Property Tax Relief

Property taxes remain one of the top issues for Wisconsin homeowners and small businesses, as the annual property tax bill represents a significant expenditure on household checkbooks and entrepreneurs’ balance sheets. While many pay property taxes through an escrow account or monthly savings, unexpected changes in property tax bills often prove challenging for homeowners and…
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Budget Bill Prioritizes Western Wisconsin Projects

While much of the attention during the budget process focuses on the largest portions of the state budget, such as K-12 education, medical assistance, and transportation, the budget bill includes a number of provisions that seek to address specific state priorities around the state. I am pleased that I was able to work with legislative…
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