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Vinehout Calls for Corrections Audit

Mar 9, 2016 No Comments ›› Admin

March 9, 2016 “The Department of Corrections is facing severe difficulties that require our immediate response,” said State Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma). “I call upon my fellow members of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee to approve an audit of DOC. This audit is necessary to address grave issues of safety, overcrowding, repeat offenders, mental illness among ...

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Vinehout – Miller statement on SB 239 committee vote

Mar 1, 2016 No Comments ›› Admin

The Latest Attempt to Privatize Our Waters Senator Mark Miller and Senator Kathleen Vinehout Wisconsin is blessed with an abundance of water. Water provides the basis for our economy and way of life. Yet Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and their legislative allies continue to threaten that resource, pitting one user against another, undermining Wisconsin’s constitution and threatening ...

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Trying to Fix What They Broke says State Senator Vinehout

Jan 19, 2016 No Comments ›› Admin

January 19, 2016 “Governor Walker and his GOP leaders are trying to fix what they broke over the last several years.” said State Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma). “While the Governor talks about helping make college affordable and the importance of education, his feel good proposals do not undo the damage to higher education and our public schools.” ...

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Sen. Vinehout: Statement on Budget

Jul 8, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

July 7, 2015 (MADISON)  State Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma) released the following statement following the State Senate action on the 2015-17 State Budget bill: “Budgets are all about choices. Unfortunately, the budget passed by the Senate majority party represents political choices, not the choices of Wisconsin families.” “People from across the state asked the Legislature to invest in ...

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Sen. Vinehout: Reps Craig and Jarchow Display “Staggering Ignorance” of Legislative Audit Bureau (LAB)

Jun 9, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

Monday, June 8, 2015 Republican Representatives Craig (R-Big Bend) and Jarchow (R-Balsam Lake) authored a bill to entirely eliminate the Legislative Audit Bureau (LAB) and the legislature’s Joint Committee on Audit. Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma), ranking minority member of the Joint Committee on Audit, harshly criticized the bill. “The breadth of the Representatives’ ignorance of the LAB activities ...

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