State Sen. LaTonya Johnson

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Sen. LaTonya Johnson statement on new health clinic in Milwaukee
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Sen. LaTonya Johnson statement on new health clinic in Milwaukee

"I will always be proud to say that I am a Planned Parenthood patient..."

Bi-partisan Corey Adams Searchlight Act Would Create “Green Alert” to Help Find Missing At-Risk Veterans
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Bi-partisan Corey Adams Searchlight Act Would Create “Green Alert” to Help Find Missing At-Risk Veterans

This bill is supported by the Military Order of the Purple Heart and the VFW.

Sen. LaTonya Johnson Statement on Senate Passage of State Budget
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Sen. LaTonya Johnson Statement on Senate Passage of State Budget

Wisconsin State Senator LaTonya Johnson (D – Milwaukee) made the following statement regarding passage of the 2017-2019 state budget by the Wisconsin State Senate

Sen. LaTonya Johnson’s Juvenile Justice Reform Signed Into Law
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Sen. LaTonya Johnson’s Juvenile Justice Reform Signed Into Law

"“It’s far past time that we get serious about reforming our juvenile correctional system."

Sen. LaTonya Johnson Statement on Lincoln Hills Federal Court Ruling
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Sen. LaTonya Johnson Statement on Lincoln Hills Federal Court Ruling

"The crisis at Lincoln Hills affecting children, families, and workers has gone on for far too long under the neglectful watch of Gov. Walker’s administration."

Sen. LaTonya Johnson Statement on Verdict in Fatal Shooting of Sylville Smith
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Sen. LaTonya Johnson Statement on Verdict in Fatal Shooting of Sylville Smith

"Today, I urge Milwaukee to support Sylville’s family by remembering his life through peaceful, non-violent acts that strengthen our community."

Sen. LaTonya Johnson Statement on Congressional Baseball Practice Shooting
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Sen. LaTonya Johnson Statement on Congressional Baseball Practice Shooting

"My heart, thoughts, and prayers go out to those injured and affected by the tragic act of violence this morning."

Op Ed: Dayton Opposes Walker Approach
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Dayton Opposes Walker Approach

Gov. Walker killed paid sick days. Gov. Dayton of Minnesota won’t.

Wisconsin Republicans Remove Child Labor Protections
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Wisconsin Republicans Remove Child Labor Protections

"This legislation effectively prioritizes cheap child labor over parental oversight and positive outcomes for our youth."

Sen. LaTonya Johnson’s Juvenile Justice Reform Moves Forward
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Sen. LaTonya Johnson’s Juvenile Justice Reform Moves Forward

2017 Senate Bill 35 was overwhelmingly approved by the full Wisconsin State Senate.

Sen. LaTonya Johnson Urges Walker Not to Punish Wisconsin Children and Families in Need
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Sen. LaTonya Johnson Urges Walker Not to Punish Wisconsin Children and Families in Need

“We must treat people with dignity and respect and provide them with real opportunities if we actually want to improve crisis-level poverty in Wisconsin...”

Sen. LaTonya Johnson Appointed to Wisconsin Center District Board
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Sen. LaTonya Johnson Appointed to Wisconsin Center District Board

"I look forward to working with members of the board and stakeholders throughout the community to strengthen Milwaukee's economy, workers, and neighborhoods."

Sen. Johnson Statement on State of the State Address
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Sen. Johnson Statement on State of the State Address

“The absence of any mention of Milwaukee in Gov. Walker’s State of the State speech speaks volumes to the absence of his leadership on the real problems our communities face every day.”

LaTonya Johnson Sworn in as Wisconsin State Senator
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LaTonya Johnson Sworn in as Wisconsin State Senator

Highlights vision for Wisconsin’s 6th Senate District, Announces committee assignments

Rep. Johnson & Rep. Goyke Joint Statement Regarding Events In Milwaukee
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Rep. Johnson & Rep. Goyke Joint Statement Regarding Events In Milwaukee

Together Rep. Goyke and Rep. Johnson pledge to continue to work together to help heal the community.

Community and Labor organizations endorse LaTonya Johnson for Senate
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Community and Labor organizations endorse LaTonya Johnson for Senate

“I am honored to have received the endorsements of the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association, Wisconsin Education Association Council, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals,” said LaTonya Johnson.

4 bills signed into law to promote healthy, safe adoptions in Wisconsin
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4 bills signed into law to promote healthy, safe adoptions in Wisconsin

The Adoption Protection Package focuses on crisis prevention, pre-adoptive training requirements, access to post-adoptive resources, and implements safeguards for children adopted from other states and countries.

New Law Grants CHIPS Protections to Child Trafficking Victims
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New Law Grants CHIPS Protections to Child Trafficking Victims

The law aligns Wisconsin with the federal Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act.

Rep. LaTonya Johnson Announces Endorsement of Mayor Tom Barrett
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Rep. LaTonya Johnson Announces Endorsement of Mayor Tom Barrett

“I wholeheartedly offer my support and endorsement of LaTonya Johnson’s candidacy for the 6th Senate District,” said Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

LaTonya Johnson Announces Candidacy for State Senate
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LaTonya Johnson Announces Candidacy for State Senate

State Representative to run for Wisconsin’s 6th Senate District

Abortion-obsessed Republicans Choose Politics over Wisconsin Women’s Health
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Abortion-obsessed Republicans Choose Politics over Wisconsin Women’s Health

“Assembly Bill 310 recklessly jeopardizes health care access to the 336,000 Wisconsin women who are in need of affordable reproductive health care.”

Republicans Again Trying to Distract from Harmful Budget, Lagging Economy
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Republicans Again Trying to Distract from Harmful Budget, Lagging Economy

Rep. Johnson responds to GOP’s 20-week abortion ban bill