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Urgent: AB 582 Update

Dec 21, 2015 1 Comment ›› Admin

December 21, 2015 Dear Friends, I am writing to alert you to a recently introduced bill that, if passed into law, will have profound implications on the ability of local government to protect its residents from unexpected developments including sand mines and industrial sites. The bill, Assembly Bill 582, written by Senator Lasee and Representative Jarchow would affect local government in ...

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Senator Vinehout’s Healthcare Budget Wrap Up 2015

Aug 24, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

Dear Friends, This letter is an update on changes related to health services passed in the recently signed state budget. I wanted you to know the latest. The Governor’s budget put limitations on BadgerCare for childless adults (people who receive BadgerCare and do not have children under age 19 living with them) and made sweeping changes to ...

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Senator Vinehout’s Budget Wrap Up 2015

Aug 2, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

Dear Friends, I appreciate you contacting me about the state budget. The Governor recently signed the two-year state spending plan into law. I am writing to provide you with an update on the final version. Final action on the budget took longer than most anticipated.  Even though Republicans (12 Republicans versus four Democrats) dominated the budget writing ...

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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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