Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald

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Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald Statement on Republican Plans to Cut Taxes
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Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald Statement on Republican Plans to Cut Taxes

"Middle-class families in Wisconsin should keep more of what they earn."

State Senate Celebrates Swearing-In Ceremony Ahead of Upcoming Legislative Session
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State Senate Celebrates Swearing-In Ceremony Ahead of Upcoming Legislative Session

"Senate Republicans will continue to fight for hard-working families, taxpayers, and the future of our state just like we have for the last eight years."

Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald Statement on Governor-Elect’s Plans to Hike Taxes
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Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald Statement on Governor-Elect’s Plans to Hike Taxes

"... I’m deeply concerned over his plans to hike taxes on Wisconsin’s small business owners and farmers before he’s even sworn into office."

Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald Releases Statement on Latest Evers Administration Appointments
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Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald Releases Statement on Latest Evers Administration Appointments

"I have heard serious concerns over the governor-elect appointing a provocative figure to head the Department of Transportation who is a long-time advocate for special interests."

Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald Announces Senate Standing Committees, Chairs
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Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald Announces Senate Standing Committees, Chairs

"I look forward to working with my colleagues in the Senate this session as we continue to pass reforms that put hard-working families first."

Senator Scott Fitzgerald Announces New Communications Director
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Senator Scott Fitzgerald Announces New Communications Director

"Alec [Zimmerman] will be an integral part of the team as we work diligently on behalf of our constituents."

Senator Fitzgerald Responds to Assembly Education Press Conference
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Senator Fitzgerald Responds to Assembly Education Press Conference

"The State Senate remains committed to fully funding K-12 education as Governor Walker proposed in his administrative budget."

Fitzgerald: Senate Advances HOPE Bills, Administrative Rules Changes
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Fitzgerald: Senate Advances HOPE Bills, Administrative Rules Changes

Among the bills on the day’s calendar were a number of proposals targeting opioid addiction and changes to the state’s administrative rules procedures.

Fitzgerald Applauds WHEDA Efforts to Combat Dairy Crisis
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Fitzgerald Applauds WHEDA Efforts to Combat Dairy Crisis

"I was pleased to hear that WHEDA has moved to implement one avenue through which the State of Wisconsin can assist the dozens of farmers impacted by the ongoing dairy crisis."

Fitzgerald: State Lawmakers Launch Dialogue with Canada on Dairy Trade
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Fitzgerald: State Lawmakers Launch Dialogue with Canada on Dairy Trade

"I am disappointed that the representatives of the Canadian government have not demonstrated the sense of urgency that we in Wisconsin feel about the crisis impacting so many of our local dairy farms."

Fitzgerald Responds to Dairy Crisis
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Fitzgerald Responds to Dairy Crisis

"I was shocked to hear that dozens of Wisconsin’s hard working dairy farmers could be forced out of business because of a trade dispute taking place outside our state."

Fitzgerald Responds to WEC Energy Rate Freeze Announcement
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Fitzgerald Responds to WEC Energy Rate Freeze Announcement

"I was thrilled to hear that WEC Energy has reached a settlement that would freeze all customer base rates for the next two years."

Senator Fitzgerald Responds to 2017 Budget Address
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Senator Fitzgerald Responds to 2017 Budget Address

"I was pleased to hear today that Governor Scott Walker is dedicated to continuing the positive reforms and fiscal responsibility of recent Republican budgets."

Senator Fitzgerald Responds to State Highway Program Audit
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Senator Fitzgerald Responds to State Highway Program Audit

“I am hopeful that the results of this audit—while disconcerting—will illuminate a way forward for Wisconsin’s long term infrastructure funding needs.”

Senate Opens Session with Bipartisan Jobs Bill
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Senate Opens Session with Bipartisan Jobs Bill

Senate Bill 1 was approved unanimously and now goes before the State Assembly for approval.

Senator Fitzgerald Responds to State of the State Address
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Senator Fitzgerald Responds to State of the State Address

"The Senate joins Governor Walker in a commitment to build upon the abundant achievements of recent years. "

Fitzgerald Announces Committee Structure, Members
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Fitzgerald Announces Committee Structure, Members

Democrat members on each committee will be appointed after recommendation by the Minority Leader.

Senator Fitzgerald Reelected Majority Leader
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Senator Fitzgerald Reelected Majority Leader

“I am honored to once again be representing this group of outstanding conservative leaders and thrilled to be growing our ranks for the upcoming legislative session.”

Fitzgerald: Democrats’ Red Herring Attack on School Choice
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Fitzgerald: Democrats’ Red Herring Attack on School Choice

Less than three percent of total state spending on schools goes to Wisconsin’s choice program.

Fitzgerald Praises Arena Lease Agreement
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Fitzgerald Praises Arena Lease Agreement

"This agreement meets the spirit of Act 60 and fulfills the legislative intent of protecting Wisconsin’s taxpayers."

Senate Increases Treatment and Diversion Funding
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Senate Increases Treatment and Diversion Funding

The Wisconsin Senate voted unanimously to advance Assembly Bill 657.

Fitzgerald Issues Request for Records to City, County of Madison
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Fitzgerald Issues Request for Records to City, County of Madison

"Ultimately, the closure of the Oscar Meyer facility took place in the City of Madison under Mayor Soglin’s watch."