• Reps in the News: Oct. 23

    Governor Scott Walker On Oct. 16, Walker announced the appointment of Kyle Roskam as the incoming director of federal relations for the state of Wisconsin. Roskam will work on behalf of state agencies, members of the administration, and others to advocate for federal government-related policies that benefit Wisconsin residents. Roskam, a Green Bay native, worked […]

  • Walker Appoints Rebecca Bradley to Wisconsin Supreme Court

    Representative Joel Kitchens Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay) attended the signing of Senate Bill 252, a piece which passed both the Senate and Assembly last month with no opposition. “I am very pleased that the governor chose to sign this bill,” said Kitchens. “Many local communities were looking at losing a large portion of their budget with […]

  • Reps in the News: Oct. 9

    Governor Scott Walker Walker announced that Workplace Wellness Program grants of up to $15,000 are now available to Wisconsin businesses with 50 or fewer employees. Businesses that started their employee wellness program after March 15, 2014 are eligible for the grants, which are funded by Wisconsin Act 137, the Workplace Wellness Grant Program. The one-time […]

  • Reps in the News

    Representative Joel Kitchens 
 Kitchens is proud to have co-authored Senate Bill 252 (SB 252) which passed the Assembly Sept. 24. The bill addresses the loss of utility aid payments as power plants begin closing across the state. “This bill is essential to helping Kewaunee County cope with a six percent cut to their operating […]

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    Reps in the News: Gov. Walker Stops Presidential Campaign

    Governor Scott Walker The Wisconsin governor entered the primary in July as a front-runner in Iowa and a darling of both the conservative base and powerful donors after winning battles against public unions in his home state. But that promising start was quickly dashed after poor debate performances dried up support from donors. “Today, I […]

  • Reps in the News: Walker Takes on Federal Unions

    Governor Scott Walker Walker, whose battles with labor unions in his own state made him a hero to Republicans, is now proposing huge restrictions on unions nationally as he seeks to revitalize his presidential campaign. On Sept. 14, Walker released an eight-page plan to take on unions, titled “My Plan to Give Power to the […]

  • Our Reps, Sept. 11

      Governor Scott Walker Walker has put all of his political energy into winning the GOP presidential nomination, creating a leadership void in Wisconsin marked by increasing public discontent among the state’s Republican-leaning independent voters and departures by some of his top staff, observers said. The situation — combined with a recent effort by state […]

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    Kitchens Listening Session on Washington Island Sept. 8

      Representative Joel Kitchens Kitchens announced a listening session to be held on Washington Island. The mission of this session is to connect with constituents to discuss issues and concerns that directly impact the 1st Assembly District. “The Assembly is currently on break following the passage of the 2015-17 biennial budget and this is a […]

  • Russ Feingold Sturgeon Bay 2015

    Feingold Speaks at Sturgeon Bay Picnic

    In 1934 former Democratic U.S. Senator Peter G. Gerry of Rhode Island became a footnote in political history for regaining his Senate seat after being voted out of office in 1929 (he was also the grandson of Elbridge Gerry, the fifth vice president of the United States and the man who gave his name to […]