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Lisa Subeck

Lisa Subeck (Dem.), 78th Assembly District

Born Chicago, Ill., June 17, 1971; single. Graduate Rich Central H.S. 1989; B.A. UW-Madison 1993. Full-time legislator. Former early childhood education/Head Start program manager; technical college instructor; nonprofit executive director. Former member: Am. Federation of Teachers. City of Madison Common Council 2011-15.

Elected to Assembly 2014. Biennial committee assignments: 2015 — Children and Families; Family Law; Health; Public Benefit Reform; Urban and Local Affairs.

Telephone: Office: (608) 266-7521.
E-mail: Rep.Subeck@legis.wisconsin.gov
Voting address: 818 South Gammon Road #4, Madison 53719.
Mailing address: Office: Room 418 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953, Madison 53708.

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Representative Lisa Subeck Appointed to Executive Board of the Women’s Legislative Network of National Conference of State Legislatures
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Representative Lisa Subeck Appointed to Executive Board of the Women’s Legislative Network of National Conference of State Legislatures

"I look forward to advancing the network's mission of promoting the participation, empowerment, and leadership of women legislators."

Sen. Taylor, Rep. Subeck Introduce Bill to Restrict Shackling of Incarcerated Pregnant Women
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Sen. Taylor, Rep. Subeck Introduce Bill to Restrict Shackling of Incarcerated Pregnant Women

Taylor and Subeck introduced this bill to conform to best practices nationwide,

Campaign Cash: Democrats’ Bill Requires More Campaign Disclosure
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Democrats’ Bill Requires More Campaign Disclosure

Committees, corporations required to disclose any spending on ads within 60 days of elections.

The State of Politics: Bill Pushed by Odd Couple
The State of Politics

Bill Pushed by Odd Couple

Polar opposites back “Mobility grants” to help unemployed move to get jobs.

Legislation to Allow Municipal Officials to Serve as Election Officials Passes Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections
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Legislation to Allow Municipal Officials to Serve as Election Officials Passes Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections

Prior to 2016, it was not unusual for members of City Councils and Village or Town Boards to serve as poll workers on Election Day.

Representative Lisa Subeck Introduces “Housing First Package” to Address Homelessness
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Representative Lisa Subeck Introduces “Housing First Package” to Address Homelessness

Proposed bills aim to end and prevent homelessness through $7.75 million in new, targeted investment in evidence-based best practices

Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Assembly Passage of SB 76
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Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Assembly Passage of SB 76

"I am disappointed that Republicans have decided to abandon Wisconsin’s Public Trust Doctrine..."

Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Committee Passage of AB 128
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Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Committee Passage of AB 128

"Republicans are once again using women as political pawns in their quest to advance their extreme political agenda."

Representative Lisa Subeck: Statement on AB 234, AB 235, AB 236, and AB 237
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Representative Lisa Subeck: Statement on AB 234, AB 235, AB 236, and AB 237

"Republicans are fooling themselves if they believe they can address homelessness without tackling its root causes."

Message to Republicans: People with No Place to Sleep Tonight Don’t Have Time to Wait
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Message to Republicans: People with No Place to Sleep Tonight Don’t Have Time to Wait

Republicans are fooling themselves if they believe they can address homelessness without tackling its root causes.

Campaign Cash: Referendums Voted Against Citizens United
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Referendums Voted Against Citizens United

105 communities with 48% of state’s voters have now voted to overturn Supreme Court decision.

Assembly Republicans Move to Silence Rural Dane County Town Voters
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Assembly Republicans Move to Silence Rural Dane County Town Voters

Democratic move to delay action on bill will likely preserve scheduled votes in eight towns

Affordable Care Act Repeal would have Devastating Consequences in Wisconsin
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Affordable Care Act Repeal would have Devastating Consequences in Wisconsin

"According to the Congressional Budget Office, 24 million Americans will lose their health insurance"

Representative Subeck Introduces Legislation to Return Authority to Local Governments to Regulate Weapons on Buses
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Representative Subeck Introduces Legislation to Return Authority to Local Governments to Regulate Weapons on Buses

"This legislation enables those responsible for providing transit services to determine how best to ensure their employees’ and their riders’ safety."

Assembly Republicans Further Drive Down Wages and Send Jobs Out of State
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Assembly Republicans Further Drive Down Wages and Send Jobs Out of State

Bill prohibiting Project Labor Agreements puts corporate special interests ahead of local businesses and workers

Assembly Republicans Refuse to Consider “Buy Wisconsin” Bill
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Assembly Republicans Refuse to Consider “Buy Wisconsin” Bill

Republicans put politics ahead of Wisconsin businesses and workers

Representative Subeck Will Reintroduce Healthy Babies, Working Mothers Act to Support Nursing Mothers in the Workplace
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Representative Subeck Will Reintroduce Healthy Babies, Working Mothers Act to Support Nursing Mothers in the Workplace

LRB-1206 would bring Wisconsin law in line with federal employment regulations regarding breastfeeding.

Subeck and Taylor Unveil Middle Class Tax Cut Legislation
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Subeck and Taylor Unveil Middle Class Tax Cut Legislation

Wisconsin needs an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top

Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Republican Proposal to Limit Public Employee Access to Women’s Health Care
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Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Republican Proposal to Limit Public Employee Access to Women’s Health Care

"...Republicans are introducing politically motivated legislation that interferes with a women’s ability to access reproductive healthcare."

Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Governor Walker’s Proposed Earned Income Tax Credit Changes
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Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Governor Walker’s Proposed Earned Income Tax Credit Changes

Again, the Governor turns a blind eye to the problem of poverty level wages.

Representative Lisa Subeck Appointed to Governor’s Council on Domestic Abuse
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Representative Lisa Subeck Appointed to Governor’s Council on Domestic Abuse

The Governor’s Council on Domestic Abuse advises the Governor, Legislature, and Department of Children and Families on issues related to domestic abuse policy and prevention funding.

Redistricting Ruling is Victory for Wisconsin Voters
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Redistricting Ruling is Victory for Wisconsin Voters

"We would not be in this mess if our legislative maps were not drawn by partisan elected officials..."

On 44th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Republicans Continue Assault on Abortion Access
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On 44th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Republicans Continue Assault on Abortion Access

Laws at state level and threatened federal action move state and nation dangerously close to days of unsafe, back alley abortions

Representative Lisa Subeck Response to State of the State
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Representative Lisa Subeck Response to State of the State

"Rather than honestly assessing the condition of our state and laying out an agenda that would put Wisconsin back on track, the Governor continues to ignore reality and paints an artificially rosy picture."

Representative Subeck Sworn in for Second Term, Announces 2017-2018 Committee Assignments
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Representative Subeck Sworn in for Second Term, Announces 2017-2018 Committee Assignments

Named Ranking Democrat on Assembly Public Benefit Reform and Local Government Committees

Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Legislative Calendar Conflict with Jewish Holiday
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Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Legislative Calendar Conflict with Jewish Holiday

Scheduling a possible session day on a high holiday is akin to doing so on Christmas or Easter.

Citizen Action of Wisconsin announces endorsements in state legislative primaries
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Citizen Action of Wisconsin announces endorsements in state legislative primaries

Citizen Action endorsed in legislative races with contested primaries where a progressive champion is on the ballot and sought our endorsement.

Congress: Whose side are you on – The people’s or terrorists’?
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Congress: Whose side are you on – The people’s or terrorists’?

Rep. Terese Berceau, Rep. Melissa Sargent, Rep. Lisa Subeck, and Rep. Chris Taylor released the following joint statement.

The State of Politics: Democratic Family Feuds
The State of Politics

Democratic Family Feuds

Eight Democratic legislators face primary challengers, but not one GOP legislator does.

On 20th Anniversary of Equal Pay Day, Wage Gap Impacts Wisconsin Women
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On 20th Anniversary of Equal Pay Day, Wage Gap Impacts Wisconsin Women

Wisconsin is just one of six states in the nation, and the only state in the Midwest, without a law on the books banning wage discrimination.

Where is Justice Rebecca Bradley’s Apology to Women?
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Where is Justice Rebecca Bradley’s Apology to Women?

Exposed LGBTQ tirade is just the tip of Bradley’s iceberg of hate

Representative Subeck Participates in Read Across America at Jefferson Middle School
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Representative Subeck Participates in Read Across America at Jefferson Middle School

Jefferson Middle School students joined millions of their peers across the country to celebrate the eighteenth annual National Education Association's Read Across America program.

Wisconsin Republicans’ Obsession with Defunding Planned Parenthood Comes Full Circle at Deceptive So-Called “Crisis Pregnancy Center”
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Wisconsin Republicans’ Obsession with Defunding Planned Parenthood Comes Full Circle at Deceptive So-Called “Crisis Pregnancy Center”

Claims by Assembly Republicans that AB 310 and SB 238 were anything but politically motivated attempts to defund Planned Parenthood fall short as Governor Walker signs bills at anti-abortion facility

Assembly Republicans Pay Lip Service but Little Else to Solving Student Debt Crisis
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Assembly Republicans Pay Lip Service but Little Else to Solving Student Debt Crisis

Republicans pass shamefully weak higher education package, while refusing Democrats’ amendments to increase the impact and help more student borrowers

Legislation to Aid Disabled Taxicab Riders Passes the State Assembly
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Legislation to Aid Disabled Taxicab Riders Passes the State Assembly

SB 275 has now passed both the State Assembly and State Senate and will now head to the Governor.

Healthy Babies, Working Mothers Act Receives Hearing with Strong Public Support
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Healthy Babies, Working Mothers Act Receives Hearing with Strong Public Support

Advocates, health care professionals and mothers spoke in support of workplace breastfeeding accommodations

On 7th Anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Act, Wisconsin Women Lag Behind
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On 7th Anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Act, Wisconsin Women Lag Behind

In 2009, Wisconsin passed its own Equal Pay Act, which was subsequently repealed by Governor Walker and the Republican majority in the legislature in 2012.

Healthy Babies, Working Mothers Act Gains Strong Bi-Partisan Support
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Healthy Babies, Working Mothers Act Gains Strong Bi-Partisan Support

Proposed bill removes workplace barriers to breastfeeding

On 43rd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Wisconsin Republicans Turn Back Clock on Abortion Access

Contribution to Chantia Lewis of $25

On 43rd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Wisconsin Republicans Turn Back Clock on Abortion Access
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On 43rd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Wisconsin Republicans Turn Back Clock on Abortion Access

New laws move state backward on women’s health and push women dangerously close to days of back alley coat hanger abortions

Citizens Hold Hearing on Referendum That Would Give Voters a Voice on Citizens United
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Citizens Hold Hearing on Referendum That Would Give Voters a Voice on Citizens United

Six years after the Supreme Court ruling on Citizens United, outside spending on elections by special interests continues to increase.

“Public Telling” Highlights Opposition, Solutions to Big Money Dominance in Elections
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“Public Telling” Highlights Opposition, Solutions to Big Money Dominance in Elections

On 6th Anniversary of Citizens United Ruling, Wisconsin Should Move Towards Real Reform

Representative Subeck Introduces Legislation to Support Nursing Mothers in the Workplace
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Representative Subeck Introduces Legislation to Support Nursing Mothers in the Workplace

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for an infant’s first six months, with continued breastfeeding as complementary foods are introduced.

Representative Lisa Subeck Response to State of the State
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Representative Lisa Subeck Response to State of the State

“The agenda Governor Walker put forward tonight cannot combat the massive cuts to education and job training that he has already signed into law.”

Assembly Republicans Refuse to Consider Referendum Giving Voters a Voice on Citizens United
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Assembly Republicans Refuse to Consider Referendum Giving Voters a Voice on Citizens United

Republicans again fail to take action on corporate special interest money in politics

Republican Proposal Jeopardizes School Safety with Potential for Wild West Environment
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Republican Proposal Jeopardizes School Safety with Potential for Wild West Environment

“Wisconsin families want to know that their children are safe at school each day.”

Legislation to Aid Disabled Taxicab Riders Passes the State Senate
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Legislation to Aid Disabled Taxicab Riders Passes the State Senate

“The Senate’s action today is a step forward in ensuring that those with disabilities have barrier-free access to transportation options”

State Assembly Congratulates the City of Madison on Achieving Platinum Status as a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists
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State Assembly Congratulates the City of Madison on Achieving Platinum Status as a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

Madison achieved this honor in recognition of the city’s impressive bike paths and bike lanes, strong its partnerships with Trek and B-Cycle, its many cycling amenities, and the welcoming nature of Wisconsin’s capital city to cyclists.

Legislation to Aid Disabled Taxicab Riders Passes Transportation Committees in State Assembly and Senate
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Legislation to Aid Disabled Taxicab Riders Passes Transportation Committees in State Assembly and Senate

AB 358/SB 275 was crafted with the help of the Council on Physical Disabilities Transportation and Parking Committee.

Representative Lisa Subeck Praises President Obama’s Announcement of Executive Order to Reduce Gun Violence
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Representative Lisa Subeck Praises President Obama’s Announcement of Executive Order to Reduce Gun Violence

"Expanding background checks and increasing access to mental health services are critical first steps to keeping our families safe from gun violence."

Governor Walker Signs AB 387 and AB388
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Governor Walker Signs AB 387 and AB388

Ushering In New Era of Corruption

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

Representative Lisa Subeck Response to Oscar Mayer Plant Closure
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Representative Lisa Subeck Response to Oscar Mayer Plant Closure

“I am sad and disappointed to hear the news of Oscar Mayer closing their Madison plant.”

Representative Lisa Subeck Circulates Bill Banning Semiautomatic Weapons
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Representative Lisa Subeck Circulates Bill Banning Semiautomatic Weapons

Semiautomatic assault weapons are a class of firearms that are designed to kill large numbers of people quickly.

Assembly Republicans Take Next Step in Agenda to Usher in a New Era of Corruption
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Assembly Republicans Take Next Step in Agenda to Usher in a New Era of Corruption

Republicans Pass Legislation Dismantling 100 Year Old Civil Service System, Opening the Door to Cronyism and Corruption

Assembly Republicans Usher In New Era of Corruption
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Assembly Republicans Usher In New Era of Corruption

Rep. Lisa Subeck: Statement on State Assembly Passage of AB 387

Republicans turn non-partisan elections and ethics watchdog into partisan lapdog
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Republicans turn non-partisan elections and ethics watchdog into partisan lapdog

Rep. Subeck: Statement on Assembly Passage of AB 388

State Assembly Heads Down Path to End of Good Government in Wisconsin
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State Assembly Heads Down Path to End of Good Government in Wisconsin

Assembly Republicans Set to Usher In New Era of Corruption

Assembly Republicans Set to Usher In New Era of Corruption
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Assembly Republicans Set to Usher In New Era of Corruption

Let me be clear: Any one of these bills alone is bad enough

Representative Lisa Subeck Statement on Republican Proposed Overhaul of the GAB
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Representative Lisa Subeck Statement on Republican Proposed Overhaul of the GAB

“Wisconsinites want to know that their elected officials are accountable to the people, which is why GAB officials should remain non-partisan, instead of partisan lapdogs.”

Republicans Take Another Swipe at Wisconsin’s Most Vulnerable Residents
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Republicans Take Another Swipe at Wisconsin’s Most Vulnerable Residents

“Instead of focusing on expanding access to jobs and increasing wages, Republicans are looking to score political points with extreme right wing voters at the expense of our most vulnerable residents.”

Legislative Leaders and Citizen Action Call on Walker to Make Course Correction on BadgerCare
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Legislative Leaders and Citizen Action Call on Walker to Make Course Correction on BadgerCare

Wisconsin is adding mostly poverty-wage jobs, which is increasing BadgerCare enrollment.

Republicans Put Women’s Health and Lives in Jeopardy in Quest to Defund Planned Parenthood
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Republicans Put Women’s Health and Lives in Jeopardy in Quest to Defund Planned Parenthood

“Again, Republicans are putting politics ahead of people...”

Representative Lisa Subeck: Statement on Committee Passage of AB 212 and AB 222
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Representative Lisa Subeck: Statement on Committee Passage of AB 212 and AB 222

“Republicans are again putting politics ahead of Wisconsin’s hardworking individuals and families.”

Health Committee Republicans Advance Politically Motivated Attacks on Women’s Health
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Health Committee Republicans Advance Politically Motivated Attacks on Women’s Health

“These politically motivated and mean spirited Republican bills will reduce access to women’s healthcare.”

Republican War on Women Continues with Latest Attacks on Access to Birth Control
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Republican War on Women Continues with Latest Attacks on Access to Birth Control

Representative Lisa Subeck Blasts Politically Motivated Anti-Women’s Health Bills Ahead of Committee Hearing

95 Years After Women Gain the Right to Vote, Challenges to Achieving Full Equality Remain
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95 Years After Women Gain the Right to Vote, Challenges to Achieving Full Equality Remain

“It’s ridiculous that in 2015 we still have to make our case as to why men and women doing the same work should be paid the same wage.”

Requiring Photo ID for FoodShare Will Burden Hardworking Families, Seniors and Disabled
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Requiring Photo ID for FoodShare Will Burden Hardworking Families, Seniors and Disabled

“Republicans are again working to score political points with the most extreme right wing interests at the expense of our communities’ most vulnerable residents.”

Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Vote on Bucks Arena
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Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Vote on Bucks Arena

“Ultimately, when Milwaukee succeeds, all of Wisconsin succeeds.”

Republican Legislator Quietly Plots Partisan Attack on Access to Women’s Health Care
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Republican Legislator Quietly Plots Partisan Attack on Access to Women’s Health Care

Republican Representative Andre Jacque circulates trio of anti-women’s health bills for co-sponsorship to Republicans only

Governor Walker Throws Women Under the Bus to Iowa
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Governor Walker Throws Women Under the Bus to Iowa

Governor Walker puts presidential ambitions ahead of women’s health and safety

Assembly Republicans Throw Women Under the Bus to Iowa
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Assembly Republicans Throw Women Under the Bus to Iowa

Republicans put Walker’s presidential ambitions ahead of women’s health and safety

Republicans play politics with women’s health, taking options away from pregnant women in medical crisis
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Republicans play politics with women’s health, taking options away from pregnant women in medical crisis

Representative Lisa Subeck Questions Fast-Tracked Proposed Abortion Ban

Republican Budget Declares War on Wisconsin Values
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Republican Budget Declares War on Wisconsin Values

"Republicans have outdone themselves this time around."

Republican Budget Motion Takes Budget from Disaster to Catastrophe
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Republican Budget Motion Takes Budget from Disaster to Catastrophe

“Republicans just took their disaster of a state budget and created an all-out catastrophe.”

Representative Lisa Subeck Statement on Assembly Republicans’ Proposed Weakening of Prevailing Wage Law
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Representative Lisa Subeck Statement on Assembly Republicans’ Proposed Weakening of Prevailing Wage Law

"We have heard from workers, contractors, small businesses, and residents of all political stripes who agree that the prevailing wage law works for them."

Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Obergefell v. Hodges Decision
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Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Obergefell v. Hodges Decision

"Today’s ruling brings long-awaited marriage equality for all committed and loving couples in our state and across the nation."

Governor Walker signs Republican repeal of lifesaving “cooling off” period for handgun purchases
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Governor Walker signs Republican repeal of lifesaving “cooling off” period for handgun purchases

Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Signing of SB 35

Assembly Republicans Refuse to Consider Transparency and Accountability for WEDC
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Assembly Republicans Refuse to Consider Transparency and Accountability for WEDC

“Governor Walker’s WEDC has been wasting taxpayer money to repay their Republican campaign supporters instead of providing real economic opportunity and jobs for hardworking Wisconsinites.”

Republicans Play Politics to Appease Special Interests
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Republicans Play Politics to Appease Special Interests

Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Assembly Passage of SB 35

Democrats ensured voices of Wisconsin seniors were heard to keep SeniorCare off chopping block
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Democrats ensured voices of Wisconsin seniors were heard to keep SeniorCare off chopping block

Representative Lisa Subeck Statement on Restoration of SeniorCare Funding by Joint Finance Committee

Representative Lisa Subeck Statement on Proposed Abortion Ban
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Representative Lisa Subeck Statement on Proposed Abortion Ban

Republicans play politics with women’s health in desperate attempt to distract from harmful budget

GOP pats self on back while leaving schools to deal with four years of record funding cuts
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GOP pats self on back while leaving schools to deal with four years of record funding cuts

Representative Lisa Subeck Response to Republican Claims on K-12 Education

Representative Lisa Subeck Responds to Signing of Transportation Network Company Legislation
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Representative Lisa Subeck Responds to Signing of Transportation Network Company Legislation

Governor Signs Dangerous “Uber Bill” in Dark of Night

Representative Lisa Subeck Joins Representative Melissa Sargent’s Call for $15 Minimum Wage
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Representative Lisa Subeck Joins Representative Melissa Sargent’s Call for $15 Minimum Wage

“It is unconscionable that you can work a full time job and still live in poverty.”

On Earth Day, Representative Lisa Subeck Proudly Stands Up for Wisconsin’s Natural Resources
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On Earth Day, Representative Lisa Subeck Proudly Stands Up for Wisconsin’s Natural Resources

Republican budget would do serious harm to our state’s outdoor heritage

Military Spending Not BadgerCare Real Threat  to Wisconsin Budget
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Military Spending Not BadgerCare Real Threat to Wisconsin Budget

Over 25% of Walker’s budget proposal comes from the federal government.

Rep. Barca Welcomes New Members to Legislature
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Rep. Barca Welcomes New Members to Legislature

Today Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) welcomed seven new Democratic representatives to the Wisconsin State Legislatur

Wisconsinites Vote Big Money Out of Elections, New Analysis Finds McCutcheon Decision Could Let Big Money In
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Wisconsinites Vote Big Money Out of Elections, New Analysis Finds McCutcheon Decision Could Let Big Money In

MOVI Wisconsin Coalition Announces 2014-2015 Plan to Reclaim our Democracy