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Farm groups collaborate on proposals to address dairy crisis at upcoming Dairy Together events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 March 19, 2019

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Jeff Smith - You be the Judge of the Budget at Our Listening Sessions

Senator Jeff Smith

Ever since my two daughters were young and able to ice skate, I attended their figure skating practices and competitions. I’ve respected the work and dedication these young women put in for such an incredible sport. I became so interested that I started volunteering as the announcer for the Eau Claire Figure Skating Club competitions.

The League Of Women Voters of Wisconsin opposes Election Security funding allocated to non-security functions in Governor’s Budget proposal for the Wisconsin Elections Commission

Election security is a top concern for the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, as well as the public. While we applaud the Governor's office for supporting an overall increase in expenditure authority for the Wisconsin Elections Commission, we are concerned about the Governor's proposal to take money from federal election security funding to pay for state voter mailings, especially those targeting unregistered voters.

Jeff Smith - Celebrating Women's History Month

Last week we welcomed the beginning of Women’s History Month – a time for us to celebrate

women's achievements, honor women's history and reflect on the work that still needs to be done. At an early age, I was most inspired and influenced by the women in my life. I’m fortunate to have these relationships throughout my life. Women have motivated me in so many different ways and have shaped me to be the person I am today.

Jeff Smith - First Glance at Governor Evers' Budget

Jeff Smith

Governor Tony Evers presented his first budget to the Legislature on Thursday evening last week. It was a uniquely crafted budget. It contained encouraging policy for Wisconsin’s future. And many of the Governor’s budget provisions were long overdue.

Why It's Difficult To Gauge The Effects Of Wisconsin's FoodShare Work Rules

As work-related eligibility rules for Wisconsin's food stamp program expand, it remains unclear to what extent the requirements already in place are having their intended effect: namely, to nudge able-bodied adults into employment that could replace their need for food assistance.

Governor Evers Proposes non-partisan maps in state budget

Today Governor Evers proposed a non-partisan solution to gerrymandering in the state, which will be included in the governor's budget which will be released Thursday.

Governor Evers signs executive order to recall National Guard

Governor Tony Evers

Governor Ton Evers has signed an executive order withdrawing 112 Wisconsin National Guard members from the border. The National Guard had been deployed by former Governor Walker. 

A copy of the Executive order is attached.

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