Our Children’s Future

Apr 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Admin

April 16, 2014  School Visit and Community Forum Raise Questions “Your future awaits,” the Student Council President said as he handed students the schedule for Career Day. He then led me to the computer lab where my first class waited. I spent the morning sharing my life as state Senator with many intelligent, interested young adults. They were ...

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Update ~ End of Session Update on Health Care ~ Sen. Vinehout

Apr 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Admin

April 12, 2014 Dear Friends, I am writing to update you on recent health care happenings at the Capitol and beyond. Recently President Obama announced that through the Affordable Healthcare Act over 9 million US citizens have access to health care coverage. In Wisconsin about 15% of those eligible have signed up for health coverage through the federal ...

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Update ~ Public Education Key to Success ~ Sen. Vinehout

Apr 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Admin

April 11, 2014 Dear Friends, Public education is the cornerstone on which the success of our state is built. Support for public education has a long and proud tradition. However, the future of public education in our state is threatened. Over the past three years, our local schools have faced drastic funding cuts, fewer educational opportunities, and reductions in ...

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Update on Campaign Finance and Election Laws ~ Sen. Vinehout

Apr 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Admin

April 14, 2014 Dear Friends, Over the past few years, there have been many changes related to elections and campaigns. Several changes happened in just the past few weeks. For your information, I attached a comprehensive summary of these changes from the nonpartisan Legislative Council. Voting is a right. It is the foundation of our democratic process. In ...

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Legislative Committees play Key Oversight Role, Regardless of Season

Apr 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Admin

April 9, 2014  “Will you be in Madison? I heard the Legislature went home,” the Buffalo County man asked. “I hope you are still watching over what’s happening down there.” People want their elected officials to oversee state government. Lawmakers play a key state oversight role through their work on committees. There are several committees, upon which ...

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Do you Feel Safe at Home?

Apr 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Admin

April 2, 2014  Bills help domestic violence victims who can't answer “Yes" “Do you feel safe at home?” the nurse asked the woman. The nurse was helping to identify and protect those who may be at risk for domestic violence. One in three women will, at some time in her life, experience domestic violence. Recent World Health Organization ...

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