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Kathleen Vinehout, State Senator 31st District

Kathleen Vinehout of Alma is an educator, business woman, and farmer who is now the State Senator from the 31st District of Wisconsin. She was a candidate for Governor in 2014 until an injury forced her out of the race , was one of the courageous Wisconsin 14, and ran for Governor again in 2018.

Recent Posts

  • Sen. Vinehout "Saying Goodbye"

    Kathleen Vinehout looks back at her twelve years of service as the State Senator for the 31st District as she reflects on the 624 columns she personally wrote, the countless heartfelt constituent cases she worked on, and the breadth of legislation she drafted. MADISON - “Good Bye,” I said to my friend. “I remember the first time I met you,” she ...
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  • Conversations with Constituents

    Sen. Kathleen Vinehout writes about her contacts with constituents while in the state Senate, from the many who had problems that required her help to how she benefited from all the times they shared their stories and knowledge with her. MADISON - “You all lie, steal and cheat,” the Sparta woman told me. I did not know her, and when I disagreed, ...
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  • A Tribute to the Dean of the Senate

    Sen. Vinehout writes about fellow Senator Fred Risser, the longest serving State Legislator in the nation. He has served over 60 years in the Legislature seeking bipartisanship and ensuring the public is involved and shows no signs of slowing down. MADISON - If I had a mentor in the State Senate, it would be my colleague from Madison, State Sena ...
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  • Speed and Secrecy: The Last Act

    The bills proposed in the Extraordinary Session called by Republican Leaders will create powers for the Legislature that handcuff the new administration and curtail the power of the incoming Governor and Attorney General. Wisconsinites expect a respectful transition of power, not a power grab by one party. MADISON - If you were a legislative lea ...
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  • Boards & Commissions: Opportunities to Serve

    There are many opportunities for Wisconsinites to serve our great state through the various boards, commissions, and councils. Here is how you can apply. MADISON - “I’m retired and I want to stay that way,” the gentleman told our Senate Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism Committee. “But I am looking for opportunities to give back to our sta ...
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Gordon Hintz Press, Rep. 54th Assembly District

Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh), State Representative 54th Assembly District, is a member of the Wisconsin Legislature’s budget committee, the Joint Committee on Finance.

Recent Posts

  • Revenue Collections Could Indicate More Budget Trouble

    With state revenue growth flat, Gov. Walker is trying to spend his way out of problems he created to distract voters and provide massive giveaways to the wealthy. Real state revenue growth under the Walker/Trump tandem may make this budget proposal unrealistic. MADISON - Last week, the Department of Revenue (DOR) released the monthly revenue col ...
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  • Republican Agenda in Madison Full of Misguided Priorities

    MADISON - In August, the Marquette University Law School poll showed 60 percent of voters in Wisconsin think Governor Walker "doesn't care about people like them”. Based on the current Republican Legislature’s priorities, it is not hard to understand why. The Legislature’s focus should always reflect challenges facing the people of our state. Bas ...
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Nate Myszka

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Recent Posts

  • More Facts Needed about Seniors and Obamacare

    There are lots of rumors about Obamacare. Many are aimed at scaring seniors, and it’s election time so we’re hearing even more. So what’s true? Will “unelected bureaucrats” at the Independent Patient Advisory Board (IPAB) “ration” my care? No – Politifact, a Pulitzer Prize winning fact-checker, says “The IPAB is forbidden from submitting ‘any reco ...
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Rich Langan

Rich Langan is a member of the Democratic Party of Brown County and a former elected official.

Recent Posts

  • Taxpayer Asks Walker If It Was Worth It

    GREEN BAY - I got my property tax bill yesterday. I saved $30 over last year. Gov. Walker you have trampled the rights of every state employee, you have demonized and demoralize teachers, you have increased class sizes, you have destroyed collective bargaining, you continue battling Affordable Health Care, you have destroyed the right to protest yo ...
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Eric Genrich, State Rep. District 90

Eric Genrich, (D-Green Bay) is currently serving as State Assembly Representative for the 90th District.

Recent Posts

  • Budget Thoughts

    MADISON - As I left the state capitol yesterday evening, I was thinking about how much I love my job: the service to my constituents, the participation in the legislative process, the great honor it is to work in the people’s house. At the same time, though, I was overwhelmed by a feeling of deep sadness for the substance of Governor Walker’s ...
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  • Two Cheers for "Blue Jeans in High Places"

    GREEN BAY - Mike McCabe, author of Blue Jeans in High Places, asks the readers of his debut book in a sartorial call to action, to grab their boots and blue jeans, roll up their shirtsleeves, and take back our democracy. I can’t argue with the ends to which McCabe is striving, but I do have a few critical observations about the path he recommends. ...
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