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Seeking Solutions for State Road Budget

Jul 11, 2017 No Comments ›› Admin

July 12, 2017 A tall man stopped me in the hall of the Capitol. “Can’t you just increase the gas tax?” he asked me. “I’m here to ask my Republican Senator to increase the gas tax. We need to fix the roads.” He smiled. Then said, “Hi, my name is Steve. I’m a Republican. I just don’t ...

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Proposal Helps Veterans Become Farmers

Jul 5, 2017 No Comments ›› Admin

July 5, 2017 “As far back as WWI connecting soldiers with nature and farming has been used to treat the invisible wounds of war,” Mr. Brian Sales recently told members of the Senate Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism Committee. “Back then it was called shell shock. Today it’s called PTSD. No matter what it’s called, its effects ...

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Card Skimmer Bill Aimed at Stopping Gas Pump Scam

Jun 28, 2017 No Comments ›› Admin

June 28, 2017 “Be careful when you fill up,” Linda warned me a few months ago. “There’s a new scam that captures your credit card information when you pay for your gas at the pump.” One more thing to worry about, I thought. However, I discovered Senator Rob Cowles already put worry into action. He decided to ...

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Celebrating Wisconsin’s Dairyland

Jun 21, 2017 No Comments ›› Admin

June 21, 2017 “Do you still milk?” I asked Jim at a recent gathering. “No,” he told me. “My son tells me the most help I can be is to stay out of the way,” he joked. We both agreed that was hard. Dairying gets in your blood. June is dairy month. A time to celebrate all ...

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Will Wisconsin’s Future Children Receive an Equal Education?

Jun 15, 2017 No Comments ›› Admin

June 14, 2017 Progress with the state budget is at a standoff in the Capitol. Behind closed doors, leaders are talking details and trying to find votes. Openly, legislative leaders point to a lack of agreement on public education. They say no progress can happen until they round up necessary votes for the education portion of the ...

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Eau Claire, WI 54702