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Jeff Smith - Family fun at the fair

State Senator Jeff Smith
August 4, 2021

Summer is all about family fun. It’s the season with plenty to do outdoors. Family vacations are planned around national parks and monuments. Campgrounds fill up and lakes are busy with boats, kayakers, anglers and swimmers.

 

Jeff Smith - The Facts About the Birds and the Bees

State Senator Jeff Smith
July 29, 2021

Where does our food come from? It’s a question we think of a lot while grocery shopping or sitting down for a meal with our family. Of course, the answer is our farmers. Farming is hard, but satisfying work. They play a critical role in feeding the world and they rely on climate conditions for a productive crop. Farmers are also aware of pollinators’ essential role in helping them do their job.

 

Jeff Smith - A Workforce for Everyone

State Senator Jeff Smith
July 22, 2021

Long before I entered politics, I worked in the private sector. From an early age, I was needed for my father’s business to mop floors, empty trash and eventually clean windows. As high school graduation approached, my father sat down with me and laid out why he wanted me to forgo college and continue working with him, hoping someday I’d buy the business from him. Thus, my future, as owner and manager of Bob Smith Window Cleaning, was set.

 

Jeff Smith - The Budget is Just the Beginning

State Senator Jeff Smith
July 13, 2021

Like many households and businesses, the state operates on a budget. We have a biennial budget in Wisconsin, meaning it begins July 1st of each odd numbered year and ends June 30th of the following odd numbered year.

Badger Project - Tiffany one of only 14 members of Congress to vote against federal holiday status for Juneteenth

Tom Tiffany
June 22, 2021

Every other House member from Wisconsin – Republican and Democrat – voted in favor

BY PETER CAMERON, THE BADGER PROJECT

U.S. Rep. Tom Tiffany, a Republican who represents northern Wisconsin, was one of only 14 members of the House to vote against Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday.

Gov. Evers Takes Action on Bipartisan Policing Changes Legislation

June 22, 2021

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today signed seven bills into law, including several bipartisan policing changes. The governor called for these bills last week, emphasizing the need for the Legislature to take up more robust, comprehensive reforms.

Jeff Smith - We Need to Better Connect

State Senator Jeff Smith
June 22, 2021

While the weather has warmed up, I’ve been able to hold more Stop N’ Talks and meet people throughout the district. During these visits, the question I’m asked most often is “Can’t you just get along?”

 

Jeff Smith - How a Surplus Can Help Us Bounce Back

State Senator Jeff Smith
June 15, 2021

Let’s face it, political philosophies often prevent elected officials from actually getting done what is expected of them. No news there.

 

Gov. Evers Celebrates Wisconsin’s Continued Economic Recovery, Bounce Back from Coronavirus Pandemic

 Governor Tony Everrs
June 8, 2021
As Wisconsin economy rebounds, ranks among the best in the nation for shots in arms and low unemployment rate, governor reverses FY 20-21 lapses

Jeff Smith - A Wisconsin Summer Adventure Awaits

State Senator Jeff Smith
June 7, 2021

We love our beer and cheese in Wisconsin. But Wisconsin is more than beer and cheese. A whole lot more.

 

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