Rep. Zamarripa: Statement on Court Redistricting Decision
"The people should be picking their legislators, not the other way around."
MADISON – State Representative JoCasta Zamarripa (D-Milwaukee) issued the following statement in response to the historic court ruling which requires the state legislature to redraw its gerrymandered legislative districts:
“Today is a great day for democracy in Wisconsin. Wisconsinites deserve fair and competitive elections. The people should be picking their legislators, not the other way around. I hope my Republican colleagues will choose to redraw district maps in a completely transparent and bi partisan fashion.”
Press Releases by JoCasta Zamarripa
“My goal in political life is to increase the participation of the Latinx community to ensure our issues are addressed,” said Rep. Zamarripa.
“Closure of a Planned Parenthood health center in the Fox Valley region will have a devastating effect on many Wisconsin women.v
“Governor Walker and his Republican colleagues need to take a step back and evaluate why they’re spending so much time and taxpayers’ money attacking some of the most vulnerable young people among us.”
“My thoughts and prayers go out to Yolanda Lomeli Medina and the entire Medina family during this difficult time.”
“During the last legislative session, Republicans chose to ignore Assembly Democratic initiatives for a steady, reliable source of funding for Wisconsin’s infrastructure.”
Ron Schneider, owner of Leon’s Frozen Custard in Milwaukee, has been prohibiting his bilingual employees from speaking Spanish to Spanish-speaking customers.