State Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa

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Hundreds Turn Out to Oppose Anti-Immigrant Bill
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Hundreds Turn Out to Oppose Anti-Immigrant Bill

"Since last year’s election, anti-immigrant rhetoric has reached shameful new levels, and this bill is a shining example of that."

DACA Means Hope for Young Immigrants
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DACA Means Hope for Young Immigrants

Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa (D-Milwaukee) is calling on Speaker Paul Ryan and legislative Republicans to pass a clean DREAM Act.

Rep. Zamarripa: Statement on Court Redistricting Decision
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Rep. Zamarripa: Statement on Court Redistricting Decision

"The people should be picking their legislators, not the other way around."

Zamarripa Announces Television Ad Campaign to Get Out The Vote
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Zamarripa Announces Television Ad Campaign to Get Out The Vote

“My goal in political life is to increase the participation of the Latinx community to ensure our issues are addressed,” said Rep. Zamarripa.

Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa on Planned Parenthood Closure in Appleton
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Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa on Planned Parenthood Closure in Appleton

“Closure of a Planned Parenthood health center in the Fox Valley region will have a devastating effect on many Wisconsin women.v

Representative JoCasta Zamarripa on Federal Injunction Against Protecting Transgender Students
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Representative JoCasta Zamarripa on Federal Injunction Against Protecting Transgender Students

“Governor Walker and his Republican colleagues need to take a step back and evaluate why they’re spending so much time and taxpayers’ money attacking some of the most vulnerable young people among us.”

Representative JoCasta Zamarripa on the Passing of Reverend Joe Angel Medina
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Representative JoCasta Zamarripa on the Passing of Reverend Joe Angel Medina

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Yolanda Lomeli Medina and the entire Medina family during this difficult time.”

Rep. Zamarripa: Look Out For Potholes on Governor’s Motorcycle Ride
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Rep. Zamarripa: Look Out For Potholes on Governor’s Motorcycle Ride

“During the last legislative session, Republicans chose to ignore Assembly Democratic initiatives for a steady, reliable source of funding for Wisconsin’s infrastructure.”

Op-Ed: “To Not Only Survive, But Thrive!”
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“To Not Only Survive, But Thrive!”

The mass shooting in Orlando was a tragic reminder of the need for LGBT equality.

Representative JoCasta Zamarripa on Leon’s Discriminatory English-Only Policy
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Representative JoCasta Zamarripa on Leon’s Discriminatory English-Only Policy

Ron Schneider, owner of Leon’s Frozen Custard in Milwaukee, has been prohibiting his bilingual employees from speaking Spanish to Spanish-speaking customers.

Rep. Zamarripa to Rep. Sanfelippo, “Say it ain’t so, Joe.”
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Rep. Zamarripa to Rep. Sanfelippo, “Say it ain’t so, Joe.”

"I am so very disappointed that Joe chose to play politics..."

Rep. Zamarripa Credits Pushback from Latino Community and Allies for Slowing Momentum of Anti-Immigrant Bill
Assembly Democrats Vote for Resolution Denouncing Discriminatory “Religious Freedom” Legislation
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Assembly Democrats Vote for Resolution Denouncing Discriminatory “Religious Freedom” Legislation

"I am extremely disappointed that not a single Assembly Republican chose today to take a stand for basic civil rights for all Wisconsin citizens."

Wisconsin Needs a Budget that Puts Wisconsin Families and Economic Opportunity First
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Wisconsin Needs a Budget that Puts Wisconsin Families and Economic Opportunity First

Today Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha), Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa (D-Milwaukee) and other legislative Democrats highlighted a need for a state budget that puts Wisconsin families first and restores economic opportunity for all.

Assembly Republicans’ latest push to suppress voting, dodge responsibility
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Assembly Republicans’ latest push to suppress voting, dodge responsibility

Wisconsin’s middle class need jobs, better wages, economic security, strong education – not voter suppression, says Rep. Zamarripa