Democratic Party of Wisconsin
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Response To Gov. Scott Walker’s State of the State Address

"Jobs continue to leave the state and wages remain stagnant for many."

By - Jan 10th, 2017 03:52 pm

MADISON – The following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Martha Laning in response to Gov. Scott Walker‘s State of the State speech this afternoon:

“Wisconsin families are working harder than ever, but still being left behind by Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-led legislature. Households around the state are finding that no matter how much they sacrifice or how many hours they put in, they remain just one accident away from financial ruin.

“As we enter the sixth year of Republican’s in total control of the legislature, Wisconsinites feel left behind by their elected leaders in Madison. Jobs continue to leave the state and wages remain stagnant for many. Massive cuts to local schools have driven up property taxes. Our roads, bridges, and rails are some of the worst in the nation. And health care costs continue to rise.

“After trying the same failed Republican ideas of tax giveaways for those at the very top and bending over backward to help the wealthy donors who their campaign coffers, it’s time to work with Democrats to make working-class Wisconsinites a priority again.”

Mentioned in This Press Release

Recent Press Releases by Democratic Party of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Needs A Straight Answer From Gov. Scott Walker After Trumpcare CBO Score

The CBO found the premiums could rise as much as 700 percent for low-income seniors.

TrumpCare To Cost 23 Million Americans Their Health Insurance By 2026

According to a report released by the CBO and JCT, Wisconsin Republicans voted to raise premiums on their own constituents to the tune of a twenty percent hike starting just next year.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on AG Brad Schimel Request To Supreme Court For A Stay In Redistricting Lawsuit Ruling

"Schimel should end his tremendous waste of taxpayer resources and urge the legislature to create new lines as requested by the highest court in the land..."

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *