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Vinehout - Moving Broadband Forward for Wisconsin

In a recent committee hearing, I argued majority lawmakers were moving broadband expansion forward by press release and little else.

This week Representative Don Vuwink (D-Milton) and I are circulating bills to actually move broadband forward for Wisconsin.

Subeck - Assembly Republicans Set to Approve Governor Walker’s $90 Million per Year Election Gimmick

MADISON – Representative Lisa Subeck (D-Madison), ranking Democratic member on the Assembly Committee on Public Benefit Reform, issued the following statement ahead of today’s Assembly Vote on special session bills that chip away at the safety net for Wisconsin’s most vulnerable families:

 

Eau Claire Governor Forum

Eau Claire Governor Forum

On Saturday, Feb. 10 the Citizen Action Organizing Co-op of Western Wisconsin held a candidate forum at the Eau Claire Children's Theater. The event was attended by over 220 people, and gave 7 of the Democratic candidates for governor a chance to explain their positions. This is a video of the entire event. Candidates present were Paul Soglin, Andy Gronik, Matt Flynn, Kelda Roys, Dana Wachs, Mike McCabe, and Mahlon Mitchell. 

Who is Working Under the Governor’s New “Wisconsin Works” Program?

“With more people working in Wisconsin…, we can’t afford to have anyone on the sidelines, we need everyone in the game,” stated Governor Walker, calling for a special session to take up bills he nicknamed, “Wisconsin Works for Everyone.” The Senate Public Benefits, Licensing and State-Federal Relations Committee, of which I am a member, took up the special session bills in a recent public hearing.

Farmers Advocate for Agriculture and Rural Communities

Kathleen Vinehout

Farmers from several western Wisconsin counties traveled to Madison as part of the annual Ag Day at the Capitol.

On the day the Governor delivered his State of the State address, farmers shared with their legislators, the state of things in their world.

Rep. Sargent: 10 Things More Believable than Governor Walker’s State of the State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           

January 24, 2018

Contact: Britt Cudaback, , 308-440-2939

 

Common Cause - Another Body Blow to Democracy and Transparency in Wisconsin

For Release: Tuesday - January 23, 2018Another Body Blow to Democracy and Transparency in Wisconsin in the State Senate TodayToday, for the first time in state history (according to the Senate Chief Clerk), appointments subject to confirmation for positions in state government, were rejected without a public hearing.

Sen. Vinehout on State of the State speech

January 24, 2018

 

Sen. Vinehout Statement on the State of the State

(MADISON) Sen. Kathleen Vinehout - D-Alma, released the following statement prior to the Governor’s State of the State address to a joint session of the Legislature.

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