In response to a bill proposed by Republican lawmakers Rep. Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum) and Sen. Steve Nass (R-Whitewater) to ban transgender students from using the school bathroom or locker room that corresponds with their gender identity, College Democrats of Wisconsin LGBTQ Caucus Director Danny Levandoski released the following statement.Read more
Bills Will Have a Devastating Impact on Wisconsin’s Tradition of Clean, Open and Transparent GovernmentRead more
Senator Johnson calls for "more dramatic" tax plan
Republican proposals already called "irresponsible"
Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act would provide VA with the tools it needs to address the problem of overprescribing practicesRead more
Wisconsin communities find themselves increasingly marginalized as a result of recent limits to local control enacted by legislative Republicans. Since 2011, Gov. Walker and the Republican legislative majority have approved more than three dozen bills and budget provisions restricting local oversight. Many of these proposals were designed specifically to appease special interest groups and shift more control to the Walker administration.Read more
State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day 2015:
“Today our nation pauses to recognize and give thanks to the brave men and women who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Wisconsin Reformers Call on GOP Presidential Hopefuls to State Their Positions on $1.3 Trillion Student Loan Debt Crisis Affecting 43 Million AmericansRead more
Wisconsin veterans won't find a friend in Senator Ron Johnson, who has voted three times against job-assistance programs for military members transitioning to civilian life.
In 2012 Senator Johnson was one of just eight senators to vote against the Veterans Jobs Corps Bill to provide training to servicemembers looking for work in the midst of our nation's difficult economic recovery.
In response to Gov. Christie’s veto of The Democracy Act, DNC Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation Donna Brazile issued the following statement:
“Governor Christie’s veto of the Democracy Act is disturbing but not surprising. Instead of signing into law a bill that could have expanded ballot access for 1.6 million people in the Garden State, the governor chose to put Republican political interests ahead of a stronger democracy.