State Sen. Janis Ringhand

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Legislators Introduce Family Medical Leave Insurance Act
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Legislators Introduce Family Medical Leave Insurance Act

Proposal gives working families much needed benefit to care for sick family member or themselves without having to give up pay

Op Ed: Bill Would Take Jobs From State Workers
Op Ed

Bill Would Take Jobs From State Workers

GOP bill changes local labor deals, could give construction jobs to non-residents.

Senator Janis Ringhand Statement on Governor Walker’s speech
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Senator Janis Ringhand Statement on Governor Walker’s speech

The wealthy and powerful have gotten more than their fair share from Governor Walker.

Op-Ed: Our Financial Watchdog
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Our Financial Watchdog

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Wells Fargo $100 million for illegal practices.

Senator Ringhand: Immediate Action Needed at the King Home for Veterans
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Senator Ringhand: Immediate Action Needed at the King Home for Veterans

Veterans at King do not have the luxury of waiting months for the outcome of an audit

Walker Administration planning to raid $18.6 million from veteran nursing homes
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Walker Administration planning to raid $18.6 million from veteran nursing homes

Memo shows Veteran Trust Fund faces $43.1 million deficit by 2020

It’s Time to Invest in Our Transportation System
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It’s Time to Invest in Our Transportation System

Under the direction of Governor Walker the Secretary of Transportation was told that his budget request should not include any tax or fee increases.

Statement on Civil Service Changes
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Statement on Civil Service Changes

“Opening the door to political patronage will not help us recruit the best employees or improve service to the people of Wisconsin.”

Response to the State of the State Address
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Response to the State of the State Address

“I hope that Governor Walker can provide the leadership needed to focus on the issues that affect everyone in Wisconsin and not just the fringe group of primary voters and special interests.”

Statement from State Senator Janis Ringhand on the  Joint Committee on Finance action today
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Statement from State Senator Janis Ringhand on the Joint Committee on Finance action today

“Today’s action marks a step in the right direction for the I-90/39 highway project.”

Senator Janis Ringhand Formally Requests the Release of Highway Funding
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Senator Janis Ringhand Formally Requests the Release of Highway Funding

Swift Action by Joint Committee on Finance Would Significantly Reduce or Eliminate Delays

Medical Leave Reform Would Give Families More Flexibility
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Medical Leave Reform Would Give Families More Flexibility

According to the United States Department of Labor most workers in the private sector service industry do not have paid sick leave.