Gov. Walker signs bills limiting birth control access
38 Democratic legislators including Sen. Shilling had urged Gov.Walker to veto these bills.
MADISON – After Gov. Walker signed two bills targeting Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s federal funding and limiting access to birth control, Senate Democratic Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) released the following statement:
“I am deeply disappointed in Gov. Walker’s decision to attack Planned Parenthood and community health centers across Wisconsin. Rather than limiting preventive care services, cancer screenings and birth control, we should be expanding access to health care and working to grow our middle class. I continue to support the dedicated health care providers and patient advocates at Planned Parenthood centers across our state who provide vital care and counselling to thousands of hardworking men and women.”
38 Democratic legislators including Sen. Shilling had urged Gov.Walker to veto these bills. You can read a copy of that letter here.
Press Releases by Jennifer Shilling
Gov. Walker and President-elect Trump put polluters and special interests ahead of Wisconsin familiesDec 20th, 2016 by Jennifer Shilling
"Gov. Walker is once again proposing a range of costly, discriminatory and unconstitutional policies aimed at punishing workers and dividing communities."
“Sen. Taylor and Sen. Erpenbach have been outspoken advocates for working families in Wisconsin and understand the importance of investing in our future.”
“I am honored that my colleagues have once again entrusted me with the responsibility of serving as Senate Democratic Leader.”