New Session Brings New HOPE

  After a brief break during the holiday season, the Wisconsin State Legislature is officially back to work.  On Tuesday, legislators in both houses met on their respective floors to open the spring session of 2016, the last session before the next election cycle. With the 2015-2016 session wrapping up by April, the legislature is … Read more

Legislators Announce their Retirement

This past week not only brought the start of the spring legislative session, but also the announcement of retirements.  As of January 15th, two members of the State Assembly have publicly announced that they will not be seeking another term, Representative Dean Knudson and Representative Dave Heaton. Rep. Dean Knudson has served as Assemblyman of … Read more

Gov. Walker Promotes Staff

Hot on the campaign trail, Gov. Walker has been seen traveling across the country addressing crowds of Republicans in hopes of landing the 2016 Republican bid for president.  Though currently out of state, Walker has been working on rearranging his staff, and announced today the newest positions within his office. Recently, Walker lost his Chief … Read more

Planned Parenthood Scandal Sparks New Legislation

Over the past few weeks, the nation has been buzzing as video after video was released depicting alleged fetal body part sales by Planned Parenthood.  The videos have driven up the demand for discussion on the organization’s ethics and abortion laws throughout the country.  In Wisconsin, two legislators have jumped into the discussion by releasing … Read more

Wisconsin State Legislature Passes Budget

The Wisconsin State Legislature has finally gone back to work! This week both the Senate and the Assembly met to debate the newly drafted budget bill fresh from the Joint Finance Committee. The bill, passing out of the committee on party lines, included new changes causing controversy amongst legislators as well as Wisconsin citizens. The … Read more