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Biking: Vulnerable User Bill Moves Forward
Biking

Vulnerable User Bill Moves Forward

Includes tougher sanctions against motorists who hit bicyclists, pedestrians.

A Bill Providing Pathways to Employment for Youthful Offenders Receives Public Hearing
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A Bill Providing Pathways to Employment for Youthful Offenders Receives Public Hearing

Bipartisan legislation would fix Wisconsin’s outdated expungement law

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Moves Forward on Highway 175
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Moves Forward on Highway 175

70 trees planted at Lisbon Ave. terminus of old Highway 41.

House Confidential: Rep. Evan Goyke’s Fixer-Upper
House Confidential

Rep. Evan Goyke’s Fixer-Upper

3,571-square-foot, 14-room, 1894 home requires constant fixing.

Can City Mend Highway 175?

Can City Mend Highway 175?

Four plans to fix terminus at 46th and Lisbon presented.

Sen. Testin and Rep. Goyke Introduce Bi-partisan Wisconsin Veterans Farm Bill of 2017
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Sen. Testin and Rep. Goyke Introduce Bi-partisan Wisconsin Veterans Farm Bill of 2017

Proposal Would Create Program in DATCP to Recruit Veterans into Agriculture

Drunk Driving Bill Costs $15 Million Per Year

Drunk Driving Bill Costs $15 Million Per Year

Department of Corrections estimates minimum cost of get-tough bill.

Court Watch: Drunk Driving Law’s Annual Cost $20 Million?
Court Watch

Drunk Driving Law’s Annual Cost $20 Million?

Walker, Corrections won’t estimate cost of longer prison time for offenders.

Court Watch: Bail Jumping Charges Need Reform?
Court Watch

Bail Jumping Charges Need Reform?

7,034 felony charges in 2016 for violating conditions of bond. Goyke seeks reform.

Rep. Goyke Appointed to WHEDA Board
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Rep. Goyke Appointed to WHEDA Board

"I look forward to the opportunity to promote access to quality housing for all Wisconsinites."

Op Ed: Democrats Must Change Strategy
Op Ed

Democrats Must Change Strategy

Stop bashing Walker and start addressing issues like taxes.

Rep. Goyke Sworn In For Third Term
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Rep. Goyke Sworn In For Third Term

“I am honored to represent the community that I love”

Rep. Goyke to Lead Juvenile Justice Reform
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Rep. Goyke to Lead Juvenile Justice Reform

In lieu of gubernatorial leadership on this important issue, the legislature must act.

Rep. Goyke to Reintroduce Bi-Partisan “Missouri Model” Juvenile Justice Legislation
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Rep. Goyke to Reintroduce Bi-Partisan “Missouri Model” Juvenile Justice Legislation

"Reduced recidivism means reduced crime."

Rep. Goyke Receives 2016 Community Health Center Friend Award
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Rep. Goyke Receives 2016 Community Health Center Friend Award

Progressive Community Health Centers honor Rep. Goyke for his work in the legislature to benefit Wisconsin Health Centers

Plenty of Horne: Welcome Back, Talgo USA!
Plenty of Horne

Welcome Back, Talgo USA!

Despite its harsh treatment by the state, the Spanish manufacturer is back in Milwaukee.

Rep. Goyke Receives Torchbearer Award
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Rep. Goyke Receives Torchbearer Award

Wisconsin Sierra Club John Muir Chapter honors Rep. Goyke for his transportation and transit efforts

Rep. Goyke Statement on Assembly Democratic Leadership Elections
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Rep. Goyke Statement on Assembly Democratic Leadership Elections

There is difficult and immediate work that we must do as Democrats. "

Rep. Goyke Commemorates Veterans Day 2016
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Rep. Goyke Commemorates Veterans Day 2016

“Today our nation recognizes and thanks the brave men and women who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States.”

Rep. Goyke Congratulates Milwaukee Public Schools and Stands with Dedicated Staff and Students
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Rep. Goyke Congratulates Milwaukee Public Schools and Stands with Dedicated Staff and Students

"I offer my sincere congratulations to Dr. Driver, the MPS School Board, Teachers, Parents, and Students. "

NEWaukeean of the Week: Jason Rae
NEWaukeean of the Week

Jason Rae

"My biggest hope is that we continue to see strong, young leaders rise up and make their voice heard and get involved in the political process."

Offering a Clean Slate

Offering a Clean Slate

Community Re-Entry & Expungement Summit offers to help non-violent felons finds work, housing and opportunity.

Rep. Goyke Commemorates Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance 2016
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Rep. Goyke Commemorates Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance 2016

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement in commemoration of Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance 2016

Wisconsin Manufacturing Wages Declining
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Wisconsin Manufacturing Wages Declining

Manufacturing Wages in Milwaukee Area Decline $1,037

State Investment in Sherman Park and Milwaukee A First Step In Right Direction – Calls for Sustained Commitment
State Rep. David Bowen & State Rep. Evan Goyke Call on the United States Department of Justice to Take Over the Investigation into the Shooting of Sylville Smith
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State Rep. David Bowen & State Rep. Evan Goyke Call on the United States Department of Justice to Take Over the Investigation into the Shooting of Sylville Smith

“It is crucial that trust be restored to the relationship between the public and law enforcement,” said Rep. David Bowen

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.

Darrol Gibson Announces Impressive Slate of Endorsements Including Congresswoman Gwen Moore
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Darrol Gibson Announces Impressive Slate of Endorsements Including Congresswoman Gwen Moore

Darrol is the only candidate running for a seat in the Wisconsin State Legislature this fall to receive a primary endorsement from Congresswoman Moore.

Sen. Taylor appointed to recidivism reduction committee
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Sen. Taylor appointed to recidivism reduction committee

There are currently over 22,000 inmates incarcerated in Wisconsin prisons and over 66,000 individuals on probation or parole.

Corrections Officials Face Community on Lincoln Hills

Corrections Officials Face Community on Lincoln Hills

Attendees demand accountability, action, in wake of Lincoln Hills scandal.

Op-Ed: How to Combat Mass Incarceration
Op-Ed

How to Combat Mass Incarceration

Federal bill would reform system. Sen. Baldwin supports it. Will Sen. Johnson?

Milwaukee DA John Chisholm Announces Re-election Bid
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Milwaukee DA John Chisholm Announces Re-election Bid

The District Attorney’s office under Chisholm’s leadership has been instrumental in establishing many initiatives that not only take violent offenders off the streets, but also reduce crime.

Ready to Work
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Ready to Work

I am looking forward to serving the interests of district residents on Milwaukee's Common Council.

Community Forum Urges WISDOT to Scrap I-94 Expansion
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Community Forum Urges WISDOT to Scrap I-94 Expansion

Community Members & Elected Officials Call for Smarter Transportation Investments

Wisconsin Budget: Legislators Made Criminal Justice Reforms
Wisconsin Budget

Legislators Made Criminal Justice Reforms

They “banned the box” for employees, increased alternatives to prison, upped penalties for drunk driving.

Near West Side Partners Join Gov. Walker As He Signs AB628 into Law
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Near West Side Partners Join Gov. Walker As He Signs AB628 into Law

Legislation will save taxpayer resources, reduce crime and promote economic development

Committed to the 18th Assembly District and Milwaukee

Contribution to Justin Bielinski of $50

Committed to the 18th Assembly District and Milwaukee
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Committed to the 18th Assembly District and Milwaukee

“I am proud to represent the 18th Assembly District and have been honored to serve alongside Senator Nikiya Harris-Dodd for the last four years.”

Rep. Goyke Thanks Senator Harris Dodd for Serving Milwaukee
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Rep. Goyke Thanks Senator Harris Dodd for Serving Milwaukee

"I will miss serving alongside her. I wish her and her family all the best.”

Walker Administration and Republican Legislators Must Also Be Held Accountable for Corrections Crisis
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Walker Administration and Republican Legislators Must Also Be Held Accountable for Corrections Crisis

Assembly Democrats Request Audit of Department of Corrections

Near West Side Partners Testifies in Support of SB528
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Near West Side Partners Testifies in Support of SB528

Legislation will save taxpayer resources, reduce crime and promote economic development

Milwaukee Leaders Endorse Johnny Thomas for City Comptroller
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Milwaukee Leaders Endorse Johnny Thomas for City Comptroller

“Johnny Thomas is the person that we need to be our next Milwaukee City Comptroller,” said Alderman Willie Wade.

Rep. Barnes and Rep. Goyke Statement on Visit to Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls Facility
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Rep. Barnes and Rep. Goyke Statement on Visit to Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls Facility

“Unfortunately, it has come to state and federal investigations to showcase how yet another piece of our state has spiraled out of control under the watch of Gov. Walker and legislative Republicans,” said Rep. Barnes.

Gwen Connolly continues to garner endorsements in race for Branch 44
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Gwen Connolly continues to garner endorsements in race for Branch 44

She has previously announced the endorsement of hundreds of judges, attorneys, elected officials, and community leaders.

Assembly Democrats Urge Gov. Walker to Veto Assembly Bill 387 and Assembly Bill 388
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Assembly Democrats Urge Gov. Walker to Veto Assembly Bill 387 and Assembly Bill 388

Bills Will Have a Devastating Impact on Wisconsin’s Tradition of Clean, Open and Transparent Government

Rep. Goyke Commemorates Veterans Day 2015
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Rep. Goyke Commemorates Veterans Day 2015

Today our nation pauses to recognize and give thanks to the brave men and women who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States.

Plenty of Horne: Conservation Voters Convene
Plenty of Horne

Conservation Voters Convene

Former congressmen Obey and Petri make a League of Conservation Voters fundraiser a stop on their bipartisan road trip.

Plenty of Horne: Donovan Wants Fewer Police “Chiefs”
Plenty of Horne

Donovan Wants Fewer Police “Chiefs”

And "more Indians." Alderman and mayoral candidate proposes to redo police staffing to cut higher-ups.

Plenty of Horne: Will Public Market Expand?
Plenty of Horne

Will Public Market Expand?

The fish market wants to expand outdoor cafe. And Chevy Johnson kicks off campaign for alderman.

Murphy’s Law: Chris Larson’s War Against Abele
Murphy’s Law

Chris Larson’s War Against Abele

State senator running for county executive blasts Abele with personal attacks, will divide Democrats.

Goyke, Brostoff Endorse Chevy Johnson for Alderman
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Goyke, Brostoff Endorse Chevy Johnson for Alderman

“Chevy’s work ethic and passion for city issues is unmatched and he will make a great alderman,” said Rep. Jonathan Brostoff.

Rep. Goyke Testifies In Support of Problem-Solving Courts Legislation
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Rep. Goyke Testifies In Support of Problem-Solving Courts Legislation

Assembly Bills 51 and 52 will benefit Wisconsin’s court system and those whom they serve by providing greater access to treatment while maintaining high quality standards to ensure the program’s success.

Op-Ed: A World Without Walls
Op-Ed

A World Without Walls

Freeways create concrete walls that divide the city. Their expansion is unneeded.

The State of Politics: Stories Legislators Tell Each Other
The State of Politics

Stories Legislators Tell Each Other

Sometimes personal stories told by legislators trump statistics or sound-bite speeches.

Cold Spring Park Neighborhood Announces Groundbreaking for Community Garden and Gathering Green
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Cold Spring Park Neighborhood Announces Groundbreaking for Community Garden and Gathering Green

The Cold Spring Park Garden and Gathering Green is located on the southeast corner of 28th St. and McKinley Boulevard.

Rep. Goyke Votes to Invest in Milwaukee’s Future
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Rep. Goyke Votes to Invest in Milwaukee’s Future

“I believe in Milwaukee and I’m all in.”

Martin Drive Residents Celebrate New Pavilion

Contribution to Russell W. Stamper, II of $50

Martin Drive Residents Celebrate New Pavilion

Martin Drive Residents Celebrate New Pavilion

Rain-harvesting pavilion provides water for Martin Drive garden.

Education and Transportation Top Concerns at Budget Forum

Education and Transportation Top Concerns at Budget Forum

Democratic legislators hold listening session in Milwaukee and get an earful.

New Community Garden for West Side

New Community Garden for West Side

Neighborhood House project near 27th and State will bring green space and healthy food to residents.

Goyke backs proposals to help vets in education, other areas

Contribution to Josh Zepnick of $50

Goyke backs proposals to help vets in education, other areas
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Goyke backs proposals to help vets in education, other areas

State senator backs package being circulated by State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein

Rep. Goyke Opposes Right to Work
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Rep. Goyke Opposes Right to Work

"Senate Bill 44 is bad public policy, drafted in a rushed way. "

Goyke cites Wal-Mart salary hike
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Goyke cites Wal-Mart salary hike

Retailer's wage increase shows need for good pay, he says

Problem-Solving Courts Legislation Advances to Legislature
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Problem-Solving Courts Legislation Advances to Legislature

"I am thrilled that the Council, in an overwhelmingly bi-partisan vote, supported advancement of these three pieces of legislation."

Refugees Lobbying For Increased College Aid

Refugees Lobbying For Increased College Aid

Immigrants from Southeast Asia and Africa will push legislature to increase college aid program for minorities.

Rep. Goyke Applauds Formation of Near West Side Partners Inc.
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Rep. Goyke Applauds Formation of Near West Side Partners Inc.

Milwaukee community stakeholders come together to improve Milwaukee’s near west wide

Rep. Goyke Sworn In For Second Term
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Rep. Goyke Sworn In For Second Term

“I am honored and humbled to continue representing my community here in the State Legislature.”

Rep. Goyke to Lead Assembly Democrats on Criminal Justice and Public Safety
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Rep. Goyke to Lead Assembly Democrats on Criminal Justice and Public Safety

“As the Ranking Democrat on this important Committee, I pledge to work with anyone, from any party, and any part of the State, toward our shared goal of a safer and truly equal Wisconsin.”

Sen. Harris Dodd and Rep. Goyke Oppose Possible Expansion of I-94 East-West Corridor
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Sen. Harris Dodd and Rep. Goyke Oppose Possible Expansion of I-94 East-West Corridor

"The state needs to conduct a more thorough investigation of the alternatives available to ensure that the final solution is both cost-effective with the least negative consequences."

The State of Politics: Who Will Lead the Democrats?
The State of Politics

Who Will Lead the Democrats?

The party badly needs leadership, but the bench looks thin. Here are the likely candidates.

Rep. Goyke Announces Candidacy for Assembly Democratic Leader
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Rep. Goyke Announces Candidacy for Assembly Democratic Leader

“Today I am announcing my candidacy for Assembly Democratic Leader.”

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Announces Endorsements
Cruel and Unusual: Lawmakers Demand Response to Allegations of Inmate Abuse
Cruel and Unusual

Lawmakers Demand Response to Allegations of Inmate Abuse

Milwaukee Democrats call on the Department of Corrections to respond to allegations of abuse at Waupun Correctional Institution.

Rep. Goyke Commemorates Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance 2014
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Rep. Goyke Commemorates Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance 2014

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement.

Milwaukee Legislators Pledge Further Efforts to Combat Sex Trafficking
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Milwaukee Legislators Pledge Further Efforts to Combat Sex Trafficking

Press Release from State Representative LaTonya Johnson, State Representative Evan Goyke, and State Senator Nikiya Harris-Dodd.

Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

Milwaukee legislators offer their views.

Representative Goyke Pleased with Progress of Problem-Solving Courts Study Committee
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Representative Goyke Pleased with Progress of Problem-Solving Courts Study Committee

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement regarding the encouraging progress made by the Legislative Council Study Committee on Problem-Solving Courts, Alternatives, and Diversions

Do Drug Courts Discriminate Against Blacks?

Do Drug Courts Discriminate Against Blacks?

Statistics show special courts to help get people avoid prison serve more whites though there are more black offenders.

Black Men Face Unequal Enforcement of Marijuana Laws

Black Men Face Unequal Enforcement of Marijuana Laws

While the nation moves towards legalization, Wisconsin fills its jails with black men arrested for marijuana possession.

Representative Goyke Commemorates Purple Heart Day 2014
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Representative Goyke Commemorates Purple Heart Day 2014

State Rep. Evan Goyke Commemorates Purple Heart Day 2014

Charlie Fox Statement on the Future of Milwaukee County’s City Campus
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Charlie Fox Statement on the Future of Milwaukee County’s City Campus

“We must take our time and plan the future of City Campus carefully with input from all stakeholders."

Rep. Goyke Advocates for New Development at Milwaukee City Campus Site
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Rep. Goyke Advocates for New Development at Milwaukee City Campus Site

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement in support of a new development and investment opportunity at Milwaukee’s City Campus site in advance of tonight’s listening session on the subject.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Visiting Leaders Pitch Pro Stadiums — And Transit!
Eyes on Milwaukee

Visiting Leaders Pitch Pro Stadiums — And Transit!

MMAC organized event to sell NBA arena, but speakers from Cleveland, Denver and OKC said Millenials want transit, too.

Representative Goyke Elected to Progressive Community Health Center Board of Directors
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Representative Goyke Elected to Progressive Community Health Center Board of Directors

"I am very honored to serve on the Progressive Community Health Center Board of Directors."

Representative Goyke Congratulates Milwaukee’s Washington Heights Neighborhood on Award from the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association
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Representative Goyke Congratulates Milwaukee’s Washington Heights Neighborhood on Award from the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) issued the following statement congratulating Milwaukee's Washington Heights Neighborhood on being named one of the "Great Places in Wisconsin."

Gun Bills Fail, Shots Fly

Gun Bills Fail, Shots Fly

Chief Flynn implores legislature to pass bill targeting illegal gun possession. Will Republicans respond?

Representative Goyke Commemorates Memorial Day 2014
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Representative Goyke Commemorates Memorial Day 2014

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement in commemoration of Memorial Day 2014.

Rep. Shankland and Rep. Goyke ask Walker for Special Session on Feeding Families
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Rep. Shankland and Rep. Goyke ask Walker for Special Session on Feeding Families

Rep. Katrina Shankland (D-Stevens Point) and Rep. Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) sent a letter to Governor Walker today, asking him to order a special session for the Wisconsin Legislature to reverse the Farm Bill’s cuts to food stamps.

Representative Goyke Congratulates Wisconsin Veterans Museum on Smithsonian Affiliate Designation
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Representative Goyke Congratulates Wisconsin Veterans Museum on Smithsonian Affiliate Designation

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement congratulating the Wisconsin Veterans Museum on its new designation as a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate:

Representative Goyke Announces In-District Office Hours
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Representative Goyke Announces In-District Office Hours

Representative Evan Goyke will hold in-district office hours on April 24th, April 25th, and April 28th where constituents are encouraged to visit and voice their comments, questions, or concerns about issues facing the 18th Assembly District and the State of Wisconsin.

The State of Politics: Why the Huge Support for Shot Spotters?
The State of Politics

Why the Huge Support for Shot Spotters?

Legislature votes 132-1 to expand Milwaukee program monitoring gunshots.

Rep. Goyke Statement on the Retirement of Rep. Sandy Pasch
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Rep. Goyke Statement on the Retirement of Rep. Sandy Pasch

Rep. Evan Goyke released the following statement regarding the retirement of Rep. Sandy Pasch.

Representative Goyke Commemorates Vietnam Veterans Day 2014
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Representative Goyke Commemorates Vietnam Veterans Day 2014

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement in commemoration of Vietnam Veterans Day 2014.

Representative Shankland and Representative Goyke Announce Legislation to Preserve FoodShare Benefits for 255,000 Households
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Representative Shankland and Representative Goyke Announce Legislation to Preserve FoodShare Benefits for 255,000 Households

Rep. Katrina Shankland and Rep. Evan Goyke announced legislation to protect low-income Wisconsinites from the 2014 Farm Bill’s impending cuts to food stamps.

Representative Goyke: Assembly Republicans Fail to Expand Access to Mental Health Services for Victims of Sexual Assault
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Representative Goyke: Assembly Republicans Fail to Expand Access to Mental Health Services for Victims of Sexual Assault

State Rep. Goyke issued the following statement in response to the Wisconsin State Assembly adjourning without passing Assembly Bill 518.

Plenty of Horne: The Transit Agenda
Plenty of Horne

The Transit Agenda

Supporters headed to the State Capitol for "Public Transportation Day," meeting with legislators, promoting their agenda, and handing out awards.

The State of Politics: Republicans Push for “Supermajority” on Tax Hikes
The State of Politics

Republicans Push for “Supermajority” on Tax Hikes

Constitutional amendment requiring two-thirds majority could radically change state government.

Representative Goyke’s Statement on Governor Walker’s State of the State Address
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Representative Goyke’s Statement on Governor Walker’s State of the State Address

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) issued the following statement in response to Governor Walker’s State of the State address delivered this evening:

Representative Goyke Authors Resolution Regarding Sudden Closure of LifeSkills Academy: Denied by GOP Party Line Vote
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Representative Goyke Authors Resolution Regarding Sudden Closure of LifeSkills Academy: Denied by GOP Party Line Vote

Today State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) put forward a resolution in the Wisconsin State Assembly that addresses the sudden closure of LifeSkills Academy in Milwaukee on or about December 12, 2013.

Representative Goyke Testifies on Assembly Bill 518 – “Lindsey’s Law”
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Representative Goyke Testifies on Assembly Bill 518 – “Lindsey’s Law”

Today, State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) testified before the Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice in support of Assembly Bill 518, “Lindsey’s Law.”

Op-Ed: How to Improve Inner City Housing
Op-Ed

How to Improve Inner City Housing

A state legislator suggests city/state cooperation could address the problem of foreclosed homes.

Representative Goyke Elected Democratic Caucus Secretary
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Representative Goyke Elected Democratic Caucus Secretary

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement regarding his election today as Democratic Caucus Secretary.

Plenty of Horne: Amtrak to Chicago Will Go Wireless
Plenty of Horne

Amtrak to Chicago Will Go Wireless

Finally, the line will get Wi-Fi (we hope), but Milwaukee's Amtrak station still lacks it.

Redistricting reform the antidote to Republican extremism
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Redistricting reform the antidote to Republican extremism

Assembly Democratic freshmen urge support for non-partisan redistricting reform as fall session ends

Rep. Goyke Commemorates Veterans Day 2013
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Rep. Goyke Commemorates Veterans Day 2013

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day 2013

Plenty of Horne: Mary Nohl vs. NIMBY
Plenty of Horne

Mary Nohl vs. NIMBY

Proposal to open artist Mary Nohl's home to the public leaves Fox Point residents crying "not in my back yard!"

Representative Goyke, Representative Wright, and Senator Lassa to Introduce “Lindsey’s Law” to Provide Greater Access to Services for Victims of Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking
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Representative Goyke, Representative Wright, and Senator Lassa to Introduce “Lindsey’s Law” to Provide Greater Access to Services for Victims of Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking

The legislation is currently being circulated for co-sponsorship and is supported by the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

State Representative Evan Goyke Congratulates Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce on 100th Member and One-Year Anniversary
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State Representative Evan Goyke Congratulates Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce on 100th Member and One-Year Anniversary

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) issued the following statement congratulating the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce on their addition of MillerCoors as their 100th member on their one-year anniversary

Plenty of Horne: Shocking Conditions at the Courthouse
Plenty of Horne

Shocking Conditions at the Courthouse

Court Commissioner Barry Slagle electrocuted in scary, unreported incident at courthouse.

Rep. Goyke Commemorates Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance 2013
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Rep. Goyke Commemorates Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance 2013

Statement from Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) on September 11th, 2013

How to Reelect Freshmen Legislators

How to Reelect Freshmen Legislators

Party leaders let them sponsor high-profile bills likely to win votes.

Rep. Goyke Statement on Passage of 2013-2015 State Budget
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Rep. Goyke Statement on Passage of 2013-2015 State Budget

State Representative Evan Goyke released the following statement in response to the Wisconsin State Assembly’s passage of the 2013-2015 biennial budget

Plenty of Horne: GOP Bill Gives Landlords Sweeping Rights
Plenty of Horne

GOP Bill Gives Landlords Sweeping Rights

Landlord-tenant rights will be rewritten by this bill, and not to the benefit of tenants.

Rep. Goyke Statement on Governor Walker Signing Mining Bill
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Rep. Goyke Statement on Governor Walker Signing Mining Bill

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement in response to Governor Scott Walker signing the controversial mining bill, Senate Bill 1.

Rep. Goyke Statement on the Governor’s 2013 Budget Address
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Rep. Goyke Statement on the Governor’s 2013 Budget Address

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) released the following statement in response to Governor Scott Walker’s 2013 budget address on Wednesday

Plenty of Horne: Evers Vs. Pridemore
Plenty of Horne

Evers Vs. Pridemore

The battle between State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers and challenger Don Pridemore.

Rep. Barca announces Democratic committee assignments for upcoming legislative session
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Rep. Barca announces Democratic committee assignments for upcoming legislative session

Today Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) announced the Assembly Democratic members of the standing and joint committees for the 2013-2014 legislative session.

Murphy’s Law: The Rise of Chris Larson
Murphy’s Law

The Rise of Chris Larson

Is he a young liberal heavyweight? Or a punching bag for Republicans?