Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement On House Democrats’ Sit-In
"I applaud Wisconsin leaders like Rep. Gwen Moore, Rep. Mark Pocan, Rep. Ron Kind, and Sen. Tammy Baldwin for common-sense solutions to prevent tragedies like the recent mass shooting in Orlando."
MADISON – Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair released the following statement with respect to House Democrats refusing to leave the House floor until Republicans hold a vote on common-sense gun reform legislation:
“I applaud Wisconsin leaders like Rep. Gwen Moore, Rep. Mark Pocan, Rep. Ron Kind, and Sen. Tammy Baldwin for common-sense solutions to prevent tragedies like the recent mass shooting in Orlando. They stand with the millions of Americans affected by gun violence who are looking for real leadership from Washington D.C. on this critical issue.
“The American people are calling out for common-sense solutions, like preventing terrorists and people on the no-fly list from being able to purchase firearms. I’m so proud of the leadership Wisconsin’s Congressional delegation displayed to make our country safer.”
Press Releases by Democratic Party of Wisconsin
Grothman has introduced an amendment to unfairly kick 26-year-olds off their parent's health care insurance.
"Not only is this proposal out of touch with the needs of everyday Wisconsinites, it does nothing to move our state forward."
"The bold ideas announced by legislative Democrats highlight our shared values and are exactly what our state needs right now."
"Speaker Ryan's bill will make everyday Americans pay more money for fewer benefits, and leave many of his fellow Wisconsinites without any health care at all."