Harsdorf Bill To Require Regional Representation On The UW Board Of Regents Moving Forward

The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents is the governing body for theUniversityofWisconsin Systemand oversees UW campuses across our state.  In recent years the Board of Regents has been dominated by membership fromMadisonandMilwaukee.  Senator Harsdorf has co-authored Senate Bill 28 (SB 28), which would require the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents to include representation…
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Deadline For Lottery And Gaming Credit Applications October 1st

The Lottery and Gaming Credit provides property tax relief to homeowners across Wisconsin.  To be eligible, homeowners must live in Wisconsinand use the home as their primary residence as of January 1st of the tax year.  Many times homeowners receive this credit automatically when they buy a new home. However, if you are not receiving…
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America Remembers September 11th

This Sunday, we as Americans commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the tragedy and destruction of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001.  This attack on our country is a painful memory that Americans, and the families of the many civilians and service workers who died needlessly, remember every day. That day, thousands of fire fighters,…
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Rules Not Yet Finalized Regarding Concealed Carry Training Programs

Senate Bill 93, which allows for the concealed carry of firearms by law-abiding citizens, was passed and signed into law in July as 2011 Wisconsin Act 35.  Act 35 requires that a person be trained and receive a permit in order to carry a concealed weapon in Wisconsin.  However, the law does not go into…
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September Is National Library Card Sign-up Month

This month is dedicated to reminding families about the many valuable resources your local library provides.  Since September is National Library Card Sign-up month, the American Library Association is taking this opportunity to encourage everyone to visit their local library and sign their family up for library cards. Library cards are your key to unlocking…
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