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Cheryl Brehmer Is New Winnebago County Coroner PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Friday, 01 November 2019 09:25

Winnebago CountyMADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced Thursday his appointment of Cheryl Brehmer as the new Winnebago County Coroner. This appointment fills a vacancy created by the resignation of Barry Busby.

tony-evers“Ms. Brehmer will be an excellent Coroner and will serve the citizens of Winnebago County with a high degree of professionalism,” said Gov. Evers. “Through her prior service to the county as both a Deputy Coroner and Chief Deputy Coroner, Ms. Brehmer possesses both the medical knowledge and the compassion necessary to lead the coroner's office.”

Brehmer, a Winnebago County native, has worked in the Winnebago County Coroner's Office since 2012. She has investigated over 1,000 on-scene deaths and has an average of 84 on-call hours per week. She serves on Winnebago County's Child Death Review Team, the Overdose Fatality Review Team, and assists in training the Victim Crisis Response Team.

 
Everyone in Wisconsin Deserves Clean Drinking Water PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jon Erpenbach. State Senator 27th District   
Friday, 01 November 2019 09:03

clean-drinking-waterThe 2019-2021 budget invests more than $32.65 million in improving water quality throughout our state. Here are some of the ways we can move forward.

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New Child Care Tax Credit Plan to Ease Costs, Expand Economic Opportunity PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Wisconsin Senate Democrats, Kate Constalie   
Thursday, 31 October 2019 15:51

childcare-infantDemocrats introduce legislation to help make child care more affordable for working families.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2019 16:16
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Green Bay Senator Wants To Hear From People Who Can't Afford Insulin PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Wisconsin Senate Democrats, Jay Wadd   
Thursday, 31 October 2019 14:51

insulin-s5The inability of people to afford the high cost of insulin is a growing crisis in Wisconsin and around the country. Dave Hansen wants people struggling to afford their insulin to go to web site and share their story.

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Gov. Evers Declares a Winter Energy Emergency PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Thursday, 31 October 2019 14:26

wi-winter-snowExecutive Order #56 signed Wednesday will allow for the swift and efficient delivery of petroleum products throughout the state after late corn harvest and sudden cold snap.

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Legislation Calls for Decriminalizing Marijuana in Wisconsin PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Risser Press   
Thursday, 31 October 2019 10:18

marijuana-farmDecriminalizing marijuana, as proposed, means law enforcement would stop arresting people for having 28 grams or less of marijuana.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2019 14:25
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Milton L. Childs Appointed Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Thursday, 31 October 2019 10:09

mc-courthouse-jailMADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced Tuesday his appointment of Milton L. Childs to serve as Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge.

Childs is currently a managing attorney with the Wisconsin State Public Defender's Office. In his 15 years as a public defender, Childs has tried more than 150 cases to verdict.

tony-evers“Mr. Childs has dedicated his life to serving others, as a Marine, teacher, state public defender, and now as judge,” said Gov. Evers. “His vast experience as a public defender and his diverse professional background will bring a valuable perspective to the bench.”

Childs, a Milwaukee native, is a graduate of Milwaukee Trade and Technical High School, Xavier University, and Marquette University Law School. Before attending law school, Childs was a math teacher for 12 years and served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for 8 years, earning the rank of sergeant.

The appointment fills a vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Joe Donald to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.

 
Evers Announces Appointments to Governor's Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 09:12

drug-costTask force is charged with making recommendations for reducing prescription drug prices in Wisconsin.

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Broadband Expansion: Better Broadband PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeff Smith, State Senator District 31   
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 08:32

internet-ruralSen. Smith writes about some of the ways Wisconsin can improve internet speeds and accessibility. This column is the first of two columns describing the importance of broadband expansion in Wisconsin.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2019 08:56
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Evers Sits In On Task Force on Retirement Security's First Meeting PDF Print E-mail
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Written by GOV Press Wisconsin   
Saturday, 26 October 2019 13:29

tony-eversGovernor's Task Force on Retirement Security is critically important for the future financial health of our state, the wellness of families, and in making sure Wisconsin is working for everyone.

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Boys & Girls Clubs Elect Karen DeSanto as State President PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Boys & Girls Clubs, Andrew Gussert   
Friday, 25 October 2019 14:55

Karen DeSantoWest Central Wisconsin CEO Becomes First Woman to Lead the Statewide Alliance

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