State Rep. Dianne Hesselbein

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Hesselbein Supports Common Sense Background Checks
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Hesselbein Supports Common Sense Background Checks

"This legislation on universal background checks is a reasonable, responsible and moderate first step in addressing the overwhelming public health crisis of gun violence in our state and nation."

Hesselbein Attends Ho-Chunk Nation Swearing-in
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Hesselbein Attends Ho-Chunk Nation Swearing-in

"I am honored to witness the newly sworn-in leaders take their oath of office."

Reflecting on Wisconsin Women’s Suffrage at 100
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Reflecting on Wisconsin Women’s Suffrage at 100

"Today, we can celebrate our triumphs in the last century, but we must remain steadfast in our effort to ensure Wisconsin is a leader in women’s rights."

Special Education Investments Are Paramount
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Special Education Investments Are Paramount

"I’m glad the Governor sees the value in all of our children and wants to help our school districts do what’s best for our kids."

Earth Day
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Earth Day

"It is important on Earth Day and every day to recommit to our goal of an environmentally sustainable future."

Hesselbein Opposes Tax Dollars for Private Attorneys
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Hesselbein Opposes Tax Dollars for Private Attorneys

"This is another example of Speaker Vos subverting the will of the people for political gain."

Rep. Hesselbein Supports Governor Evers’ Fair Maps Plan
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Rep. Hesselbein Supports Governor Evers’ Fair Maps Plan

"Voters should choose their representatives, not the other way around."

Rep. Hesselbein Supports Bringing Guard Members Home
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Rep. Hesselbein Supports Bringing Guard Members Home

"I’m thankful that Governor Evers is standing up for our Wisconsin National Guard personnel who were sent to the southwest border for a manufactured crisis."

Democrats Continue to Lead the Fight to Protect Taxpayers on Foxconn
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Democrats Continue to Lead the Fight to Protect Taxpayers on Foxconn

Walker’s Republican allies in Legislature reject resolution calling for Foxconn contract to be made public

Changing Our Identity for Special Interests
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Changing Our Identity for Special Interests

Republicans seek to change Wisconsin’s well-known slogan for influential lobbyists on a whim

Rep. Hesselbein Statement on SCOTUS Hearing Oral Arguments in <em>Gill v. Whitford</em>
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Rep. Hesselbein Statement on SCOTUS Hearing Oral Arguments in Gill v. Whitford

"Republicans in the legislature have rigged the system to maintain their power in Wisconsin."

Rep. Hesselbein: Statement on DVA Secretary Zimmerman’s Column
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Rep. Hesselbein: Statement on DVA Secretary Zimmerman’s Column

"The divisive and inflammatory rhetoric used by Secretary Zimmerman in his column is counter-productive and well outside the scope of his duties as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs."

Republican Agenda Puts Corporate Welfare Package for Taiwanese Company Ahead of our Public Schools
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Republican Agenda Puts Corporate Welfare Package for Taiwanese Company Ahead of our Public Schools

Hesselbein votes against boondoggle proposal that will hamstring state budgets for years to come

Terrible Jobs Numbers and Inability to Fund Wisconsin Schools: Just Another Day in Scott Walker’s Wisconsin
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Terrible Jobs Numbers and Inability to Fund Wisconsin Schools: Just Another Day in Scott Walker’s Wisconsin

"Six straight years of Governor Scott Walker and six straight years of below average economic growth in Wisconsin."

Rep. Hesselbein: The Walker Economy Continues to Disappoint
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Rep. Hesselbein: The Walker Economy Continues to Disappoint

“Gold Standard” job data shows 2016 was the worst year for job growth under Gov. Walker

Rep. Hesselbein: Statement on REINS Proposal
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Rep. Hesselbein: Statement on REINS Proposal

AB 42 has potential to open state’s regulatory process to corporate influence

On International Women’s Day, Let’s #BeBoldForChange
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On International Women’s Day, Let’s #BeBoldForChange

Reflecting on extraordinary accomplishments of Wisconsin women, Hesselbein calls for continued action

Republicans to Privately Approve Slush Fund to Defend Unconstitutional Maps
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Republicans to Privately Approve Slush Fund to Defend Unconstitutional Maps

Hesselbein predicts hundreds of thousands of tax dollars will be wasted by GOP to defend unconstitutional maps

Rep. Hesselbein Honored to Be Recognized By AARP with Capitol Caregiver Award
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Rep. Hesselbein Honored to Be Recognized By AARP with Capitol Caregiver Award

“Again, thank you to AARP Wisconsin for recognizing me for my work on this vital issue.”

Rep. Hesselbein Calls for Open, Transparent, and Public Process for Drawing New Legislative Lines
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Rep. Hesselbein Calls for Open, Transparent, and Public Process for Drawing New Legislative Lines

"For too long, Wisconsin taxpayers have had their voices silenced because of Republicans hiding behind crooked, unconstitutional legislative district lines."

Walker’s Tax Cuts for the Wealthy are Costing Wisconsin Big Time
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Walker’s Tax Cuts for the Wealthy are Costing Wisconsin Big Time

Regressive tax credit claimed by millionaires set to be $800 MILLION over budget

Rep. Hesselbein: Scott Walker Ignores the Real State of our State in Annual Address
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Rep. Hesselbein: Scott Walker Ignores the Real State of our State in Annual Address

Walker has turned a blind eye to problems facing our veterans, our working families, and our infrastructure

Rep. Hesselbein Warns: Cuts to Public Broadcasting Threaten Public Safety
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Rep. Hesselbein Warns: Cuts to Public Broadcasting Threaten Public Safety

“The governor’s cuts of $27 million per year and 24 positions put the state’s emergency communication systems in peril.”