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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What Choices Would You Make?

Jun 8, 2017 No Comments ›› Admin

June 7, 2017 In the next few weeks, state lawmakers are voting on how Wisconsin spends money over the next two years. The choices legislators make will affect our communities and our lives. Lawmakers are working off a spending plan submitted by the Governor earlier this year. Changes have already been made to his proposal. For example, the ...

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Is There a “Good” Tax?

May 31, 2017 No Comments ›› Admin

May 31, 2017 “Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society,” Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said ninety years ago. Taxes pay for much of the goods and services we take for granted, such as roads, fire and police protection, consumer protections, schools, parks, and our social safety net. Taxes make up the largest part ...

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