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Jeff Smith - I’m Here, Ready to Listen

Senator Jeff Smith

I’ve always said that one of the best parts of my job is listening to others, whether it’s their stories, suggestions or questions. During this time of year, I regularly hear many of the same questions.

 

What happened? Where did the time go? Why didn’t things get done? What can we expect?

 

Jeff Smith - Policy Making by the People, for the People

Senator Jeff Smith

Before a bill becomes a law, a process exists to ensure policymakers develop the most effective policy proposal, and with good reason. Decisions made on the state level influence the way folks work and live in all corners of the state.  Legislation should be a product of the conversations policymakers have with the stakeholders who will be impacted.

 

Dairyland Forum to Draw Presidential Candidates to Dunn County

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The national spotlight is turning to Wisconsin as a pivotal state in the 2020 presidential election. The rural vote in swing states like Wisconsin will be particularly crucial to a presidential win. A coalition of farm and civic groups hopes to use that opportunity to highlight the impacts of monopoly power in the agriculture and food sectors and to elevate the issues that matter to rural America.

Jeff Smith - Cutting Taxes by Supporting Schools

Sen. Jeff Smith

Every other January the Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB), a nonpartisan agency, reviews Wisconsin’s general fund and projects an economic forecast for the state. Recently the LFB reported an expected $450 million surplus by the end of this biennium, on June 30, 2021.The question now is what do we do with that surplus? 

 

The Big Voting Page

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It's voting time in Wisconsin, with a major state-wide Supreme Court Primary taking place on Tuesday the 18th. Three candidates are running for Supreme Court on Tuesday. Two of the candidates are nominally being supported by progressives in the state - Jill Karofsky and Ed Fallone.

Senator Smith - Pay Attention Before Your Car is Towed

Senator Jeff Smith

Every day, we consume so much new information. While watching TV, reading the local paper or scrolling through social media, we may even feel overwhelmed by all the news available to us.

 

2020 School Board Candidate Forum Live Stream

Menomonie School Board Candidate Forum

Candidates for the Board of the School District of Menomonie spoke to the public Tuesday, Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m. at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts, 205 E Main, Menomonie.

Jeff Smith - Connect Wisconsin with Better Broadband

Governor Tony Evers shined a bright light on the urgency of strengthening our rural communities by calling a special session to take up agriculture bills, creating the Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity and establishing the Office of Rural Prosperity. In western Wisconsin, we have an opportunity to step up and continue leading the way.

 

Jeff Smith - Connect Wisconsin with Better Broadband

Senator Smith

Governor Tony Evers shined a bright light on the urgency of strengthening our rural communities by calling a special session to take up agriculture bills, creating the Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity and establishing the Office of Rural Prosperity. In western Wisconsin, we have an opportunity to step up and continue leading the way.

 

Supreme Court Forum in Menomonie

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2020 Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Forum

 

Candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court spoke to the public Monday, Feb. 3, 6:30 p.m. at Sorensen Hall (formerly Millenium Hall), Room 205, 121 10th Ave. E, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie.

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