Governor, Legislature Begin New Era in Wisconsin Government

Governor, Legislature Begin New Era in State Government On Monday, January 7, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and members of the Wisconsin State Legislature were inaugurated into their state government positions. The date signaled a significant shift in Wisconsin’s political climate. From 2011 through 2018, state government was under the complete Republican control. Wisconsinites now have … Read more

Vos Announced NCSL President-elect

Vos Announced NCSL President-elect This week the National Conference of State Legislatures announced the election of Wisconsin State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos as president-elect of the organization. The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is a bipartisan organization comprised of 7,383 state legislators. NCSL was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Washington, DC and … Read more

Federal Government Approves Walker Health Plan

Federal Government Approves Walker Health Plan Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker recently announced the federal government approved his Health Care Stability Plan. Walker applied for the plan in April using the 1332 Waiver for State Innovation Application under the Affordable Care Act. According to a release from the Governor’s Office, the plan provides $200 million in … Read more

Primary Elections Fast Approaching

Primary Elections Fast Approaching On Tuesday, August 14, Wisconsinites head to the polls for the 2018 primary elections. The elections pit Republicans against Republicans and Democrats against Democrats. Candidates hope to come out of the election as their party’s nominee in the November general election. For the winners, the primary results signify a passing grade … Read more

Walker Delivers Budget Directives to State Agencies

On May 11, Governor Scott Walker sent a letter to all state agencies providing directives for preparing their budget request for the 2019-21 biennial budget. It’s an effort to guide the state budget in achieving goals set by the administration. Specifically, Walker set goals to attract and retain millenials and retirees, create better access to … Read more

Voters Select Candidates in Special Election Primaries

On May 15, voters in the 1st Senate District and 42nd Assembly district went to the polls to select their nominees for the June 12th special elections. In the 1st Senate District, which includes Door and Kewaunee Counties and parts of Brown, Calumet and Manitowoc Counties, State Representative Andre Jacque defeated Green Bay resident and … Read more