State Sen. Tim Carpenter

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Carpenter: Require ‘Lame Duck” Bills to Supermajority Votes
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Carpenter: Require ‘Lame Duck” Bills to Supermajority Votes

“The tactics of these Republicans are an embarrassment to Wisconsin’s good government reputation and a black eye to our democracy.”

Governor Walker: What Will Your Message To Gov.-Elect Evers Be?
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Governor Walker: What Will Your Message To Gov.-Elect Evers Be?

I call on you to veto any and all bills passed during our lame-duck session that will limit the powers of our newly elected Governor and Attorney General.

5-County Fridays with the Milwaukee Brewers
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5-County Fridays with the Milwaukee Brewers

"September 7th and 28th are the last days to take advantage of the 5-County Fridays deal."

Jerry Kramer— Finally a Hall of Famer
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Jerry Kramer— Finally a Hall of Famer

"I can’t think of anyone more deserving!"

You Can’t Miss the 167th Wisconsin State Fair!
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You Can’t Miss the 167th Wisconsin State Fair!

"There’s something for everyone, which is what makes it one of my favorite traditions!"

In the DNC Selection Process, Milwaukee is the Crème de la Crème
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In the DNC Selection Process, Milwaukee is the Crème de la Crème

"Milwaukee, Wisconsin would be the perfect location to host the upcoming Democratic National Convention in 2020!"

Sen. Carpenter: ‘Frostman Deserves Appointment to WEDC Board’
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Sen. Carpenter: ‘Frostman Deserves Appointment to WEDC Board’

"Given his background and expertise, Senator Frostman is a perfect appointment to the WEDC Board."

Packer Jerry Kramer Belongs in Pro Football Hall of Fame!
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Packer Jerry Kramer Belongs in Pro Football Hall of Fame!

"I know of no player more deserving of recognition than Jerry Kramer and this is the year he should be inducted into the Hall."

Sen. Carpenter Thanks DHS Secretary for SeniorCare Attempts, Looks Forward to 2018
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Sen. Carpenter Thanks DHS Secretary for SeniorCare Attempts, Looks Forward to 2018

"I look forward to finding even more common ground upon which to do the people’s business."

Senator Carpenter Applauds SeniorCare Waiver Extension
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Senator Carpenter Applauds SeniorCare Waiver Extension

"It’s a great feeling to make people’s lives much better without partisan fighting."

Save Our SeniorCare!
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Save Our SeniorCare!

Access to affordable prescription drugs keeps our seniors healthier and helps prevent unnecessary and costly hospital visits.

Jury Duty is a Civic Responsibility
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Jury Duty is a Civic Responsibility

"Today Monday, November 20th, I will once again answer the call and report for jury duty."

Top Ten Reasons Wisconsin Got Conned
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Top Ten Reasons Wisconsin Got Conned

In an ode to the famous David Letterman, the reasons are presented 10 to 1

WEDC — Seeing Contract Today, A Good First Step, Taxpayer Protection Still Top Priority
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WEDC — Seeing Contract Today, A Good First Step, Taxpayer Protection Still Top Priority

"I am looking forward to reviewing all of the vast materials released by WEDC today in preparation for this vote on Wednesday."

WEDC — Ripe For Reform
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WEDC — Ripe For Reform

"It is time for WEDC to step into the light and be held accountable for the vast amounts of taxpayer dollars they are doling out."

Senator Carpenter Introduces Bill to End Miller Park Tax
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Senator Carpenter Introduces Bill to End Miller Park Tax

"Ending the Miller Park tax is one thing in which I think we can all agree."

Wrong Way Walker
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Wrong Way Walker

"Wisconsin drivers don't deserve third world road conditions because of Governor Walker's political games."

Carpenter Asks Governor to Veto Transportation Pork
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Carpenter Asks Governor to Veto Transportation Pork

The letter referenced funding for projects such as the airport improvement plans for Appleton International Airport and Alexander Field in Wisconsin Rapids.

Senator Carpenter Statement on Possible Zoo Interchange Delays
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Senator Carpenter Statement on Possible Zoo Interchange Delays

“Let’s get the Zoo Interchange project done now!”

The Senate Must be The Grownups in the Room… Again.
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The Senate Must be The Grownups in the Room… Again.

"Again, I am respectfully requesting Senator Fitzgerald to act responsibly and slow down this process."

It is Time for Fair Maps
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It is Time for Fair Maps

"I believe it is high time for Wisconsin Republicans to do the right thing and allow for non-partisan redistricting in Wisconsin."

DOT Crisis Needs Immediate Attention
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DOT Crisis Needs Immediate Attention

"It seems to me that the Governor is trying to obfuscate the dire situation at the DOT and hide from Wisconsin taxpayers his mismanagement."

Sen. Carpenter’s statement on Governor Walker’s lack of leadership on the transportation budget crisis.
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Sen. Carpenter’s statement on Governor Walker’s lack of leadership on the transportation budget crisis.

"Time and again the Governor has put his own political ambition over the needs of Wisconsinites..."

Sen. Carpenter Asks Governor Walker to Work to Protect SeniorCare
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Sen. Carpenter Asks Governor Walker to Work to Protect SeniorCare

Senator Carpenter noted that SeniorCare serves around 60,000 seniors and saves tens of millions of dollars for Wisconsin’s seniors and taxpayers.