Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, co-chairman of the Legislature's budget committee, said last week he wouldn't rule out an override if Gov. Scott Walker were to veto any possible fee increases in the state budget. We hope Nygren means it.Read More »
With the onset of spring comes the renewal of the land. Those of us who are in farming are getting back out into the fields, and doing what we can to promote new growth. We in the legislature are interested in promoting new growth as well, and that is why I support reforming Wisconsin’s outdated prevailing wage law.
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As the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance continues to work its way through Wisconsin’s two-year state budget, the transportation portion of that budget remains up in the air. Actually, it appears to be a hot mess.Read More »
Wisconsin has one of the finest workers' compensation systems in the nation, and this fact has directly benefited workers and employers for more than a century. But this should not preclude our elected officials and state government from looking at operational efficiencies so that we can have an even better system for our citizens.
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