State Rep. Dana Wachs

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Gov. Walker’s Foxconn Scam Already Starting to Unravel as News Breaks of Additional $134 Million Cost to Taxpayers
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Gov. Walker’s Foxconn Scam Already Starting to Unravel as News Breaks of Additional $134 Million Cost to Taxpayers

"Now that the Foxconn deal has started to unravel, so has Walker’s hope of a third term."

Gov. Walker Flew to Private Campaign Event in Taxpayer-Funded Plane
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Gov. Walker Flew to Private Campaign Event in Taxpayer-Funded Plane

"I’m appalled that Gov. Walker thinks he can use our tax money for his own political gain."

Statement from Dana Wachs regarding new UW teaching load requirement
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Statement from Dana Wachs regarding new UW teaching load requirement

“Wisconsinites deserve a governor who is unafraid to support higher education.”

Gov. Walker’s climate of corruption allows whistleblowers to be silenced, says Dana Wachs
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Gov. Walker’s climate of corruption allows whistleblowers to be silenced, says Dana Wachs

"Gov. Walker seems more than happy to turn a blind eye to corruption and fraud happening in his administration."

Dana Wachs calls on Rep. Josh Zepnick to resign following news that he assaulted female staffers
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Dana Wachs calls on Rep. Josh Zepnick to resign following news that he assaulted female staffers

"Frankly, I’m disgusted by the accounts of Rep. Zepnick assaulting two young women at work-related events."

Dana Wachs calls out Gov. Walker’s request to spend millions more attract out-of-state workers for Foxconn
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Dana Wachs calls out Gov. Walker’s request to spend millions more attract out-of-state workers for Foxconn

"Gov. Walker is spending taxpayer money like he’s got holes in his pockets."

Dana Wachs calls for overhaul of workplace protections against sexual harassment in the legislature
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Dana Wachs calls for overhaul of workplace protections against sexual harassment in the legislature

'Frankly, Gov. Walker dropped the ball."

Dana Wachs calls out Walker administration for its attempt to silence political opponent
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Dana Wachs calls out Walker administration for its attempt to silence political opponent

"This is pure political manipulation."

Dana Wachs calls on Walker administration to close Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake
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Dana Wachs calls on Walker administration to close Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake

"It’s clear that we have serious safety and civil liberties issues at these facilities."

Dana Wachs says GOP tax plan is a “nightmare”
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Dana Wachs says GOP tax plan is a “nightmare”

"This isn’t a tax plan designed to grow the economy; it is designed to make the 1 percent even richer."

One Week Later: Dana Wachs challenges Gov. Walker’s use of taxpayer money to benefit campaign supporters
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One Week Later: Dana Wachs challenges Gov. Walker’s use of taxpayer money to benefit campaign supporters

"Gov. Walker’s re-election announcements were a slap in the face to Wisconsin taxpayers."

Wachs for Wisconsin: State Rep. Dave Considine endorses Dana Wachs for Governor
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Wachs for Wisconsin: State Rep. Dave Considine endorses Dana Wachs for Governor

"I'm proud to have earned Dave's support."

Wachs for Wisconsin: Statement on appointment of new DNR Secretary
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Wachs for Wisconsin: Statement on appointment of new DNR Secretary

"Governor Walker has decided to again puts politics over people in his appointment of an insider to head the agency."

Dana Wachs Announces Opposition to Foxconn Package
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Dana Wachs Announces Opposition to Foxconn Package

"A bad deal for Wisconsin"

Dana Wachs Announces Candidacy for Governor of Wisconsin
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Dana Wachs Announces Candidacy for Governor of Wisconsin

Western Wisconsin lawyer, fighting the rigged system for Wisconsin workers

“Save Our Deer” Proposal Gains Support
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“Save Our Deer” Proposal Gains Support

"This is about ensuring the health of our deer herd and the future of hunting in Wisconsin."

Rep. Wachs Comments on “Wisconsin Campus Free Speech Act”
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Rep. Wachs Comments on “Wisconsin Campus Free Speech Act”

This legislation uses draconian sanctions to try to strong-arm students into staying silent.

Building Budget Slams Universities
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Building Budget Slams Universities

Wachs: Delays will further damage Wisconsin’s economy

Rep. Wachs Comments on Significant Delays in Capital Budget
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Rep. Wachs Comments on Significant Delays in Capital Budget

"This style of delayed budgeting isn’t fiscally or structurally sound."

Rep. Wachs Statement on Introduction of 2017-2019 Budget
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Rep. Wachs Statement on Introduction of 2017-2019 Budget

"My Democratic colleagues and I have consistently pushed for greater investment in K-12 schools, universities, and technical colleges"

Wachs Responds to Yet Another Republican Attack on UW-Madison
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Wachs Responds to Yet Another Republican Attack on UW-Madison

“...Republicans only seem to care about the University of Wisconsin when they are offended by what is being taught, and not when it comes to properly funding our UW System to compete in today’s economy.”

Rep. Wachs Statement on Kelly Supreme Court Appointment
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Rep. Wachs Statement on Kelly Supreme Court Appointment

“To say that I’m disappointed in Governor Walker’s appointment of Dan Kelly would be an understatement.”

Rep. Wachs Calls for Hearings on UW System Cuts
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Rep. Wachs Calls for Hearings on UW System Cuts

"We simply cannot sustain the continued attack on higher education in Wisconsin."

Rep. Wachs to GOP U.S. Senators: Do Your Job!
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Rep. Wachs to GOP U.S. Senators: Do Your Job!

"Those who have sworn to uphold the Constitution are mandated to hold hearings and take action on the President's selection."

Rep. Wachs Statement on Justice Bradley
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Rep. Wachs Statement on Justice Bradley

“Like so many Wisconsinites, I am frankly disgusted at the comments made by Justice Bradley.”

Rep. Wachs Urges U.S. Senator Ron Johnson to Call for Supreme Court Hearings
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Rep. Wachs Urges U.S. Senator Ron Johnson to Call for Supreme Court Hearings

"Over the past 30 years, the longest confirmation process took 99 days."

Rep. Wachs Votes for Meaningful Relief for College Students, Loan Borrowers
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Rep. Wachs Votes for Meaningful Relief for College Students, Loan Borrowers

Republicans reject several Democratic alternatives, offer nothing more than election-year Band-Aids

Rep. Wachs Announces Bipartisan Support for “Revolving Door” Bill
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Rep. Wachs Announces Bipartisan Support for “Revolving Door” Bill

This is a similar proposal to one that was introduced by Rep. Wachs during the previous legislative session.

GOP Cuts to UW System Hurt Wisconsin Students
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GOP Cuts to UW System Hurt Wisconsin Students

Board of Regents approves UW-Madison request to lift nonresident cap

Rep. Wachs Calls for State Action on Student Loans
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Rep. Wachs Calls for State Action on Student Loans

End of longtime Federal Perkins Loan Program hurts Wisconsin students