Statement on passage of dismantling of GAB and campaign finance deform bills
“Republicans have dismantled a transparent and accountable Legislature.”
“Republicans have dismantled a transparent and accountable Legislature. In a week when thousands of people have lost their jobs in Wisconsin, did Republicans call us in to find creative ways to stop the bleeding of jobs in Wisconsin? Or to provide retraining to those workers? No. The State Senate was called into “extraordinary” session on Friday not to help anyone find a job, but rather help Republicans keep their jobs.”
“Wisconsin is on pace to lose nearly double the manufacturing jobs that we lost in 2014, but we didn’t do anything about that. What the State Senate did, on a party-line vote was to protect Republicans, protect their donors, help their friends with illegal collusion, and retaliated against the GAB. All of this done in an “extraordinary” session and in the dark of the night.”
Press Releases by State Sen. Jon Erpenbach
Republican Manufacturing and Agriculture Tax Credit costing millions more than expected – benefits just a few of the state’s wealthiest individualsJan 24th, 2017 by State Sen. Jon Erpenbach
"75% of the total Manufacturing and Agriculture tax credit is going to individuals that each make more than a million dollars a year"
Walker’s Wisconsin has trailed the national average in 12 month job creation for the 20th consecutive quarter.
Senator Erpenbach has worked in the Legislature to regulate issue ads since his election in 1998 to the Senate.
“The nursing home fund raid without Legislative approval is not business as usual as Governor Walker and DVA bureaucrats would like you to believe.”
"From here, it looks like decisions have been made to cut costs that are sacrificing resident care and comfort, perhaps just to bank money for other uses."