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Evers Announces Tribal Initiatives in State Budget PDF Print E-mail
Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 18:30

menominee-indian-reservationNew $8 million, 36-bed youth wellness center, higher education grants for tribal college students, and using tribal gaming revenue for family services and elderly transportation top list.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 February 2019 19:07
Hintz Applauds Proposed UW System Funding Increase PDF Print E-mail
Written by Assembly Democrats, Aaron Collins   
Monday, 25 February 2019 17:13

uwlogoAdditional $150 million over two years in budget will lead to expanded career opportunities says Assembly Democratic leader.

MADISON – Governor Evers announced that his biennial budget will include an additional $150 million over two years for the University of Wisconsin System. Assembly Democratic Leader Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh) released the following statement on the Governor’s plan:

gordon-hintz“The UW System is Wisconsin's number one asset when it comes to job creation and offering economic opportunity. The Governor’s proposed funding increase will make college more affordable, create pathways toward meaningful careers, and build vibrant communities. Our state government is most effective when it prioritizes long-term investments. The Governor’s proposal for higher education will serve as a foundation to strengthen our UW System campuses across the state for years to come.”

Dawn Nemec Appointed Vernon County Register of Deeds PDF Print E-mail
Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Sunday, 24 February 2019 14:18

vernon-county-wisDawn has deep ties to the community and over 25 years of experience serving the people of Vernon County through her positions at Couleecap and the Viroqua Housing Authority.

MADISON – Governor Tony Evers announced on Friday the appointment of Dawn Nemec as the new Vernon County Register of Deeds, replacing Konna Spaeth who resigned effective Friday.

tony_evers“Dawn Nemec possesses the experience and vision necessary to serve Vernon County as the Register of Deeds,” Governor Evers said. “With deep ties to the community and over 25 years of experience serving the people of Vernon County through her positions at Couleecap and the Viroqua Housing Authority, Dawn will continue to be an exemplary public servant in the Register’s office.”

Nemec currently works in the Accounting Department at Organic Valley. Previously she worked for Couleecap and later served as the Executive Director of the Viroqua Housing Authority. In addition, Dawn previously served as the Vice President of the La Farge School Board. Dawn and her husband Tom are co-owners of a beef and crop farm in rural La Farge. They have three children and ten grandchildren. In her free time, Nemec runs a local gift shop in La Farge with her children.

DPW Files Federal Lawsuit Over Republicans' Lame-Duck Power Grab PDF Print E-mail
Written by Democratic Party of Wisconsin, Courtney Beyer   
Friday, 22 February 2019 16:46

voting-rightLawsuit alleges Republicans' legislation violated Democratic voters' federal constitutional rights.

Citizen Action Releases Scathing Report on Prescription Drug Prices PDF Print E-mail
Written by Citizen Action of Wisconsin Press   
Friday, 22 February 2019 15:55

drug-costCitizen Action of Wisconsin joins the Roosevelt Institute to release "Creation of a Crisis: How the Pharmaceutical Industry Chooses Profit Over People" revealing how drug company profits and CEO pay put lives at risk.

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