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Rep. Robyn Vining: Statement on Rittenhouse Verdict
Rep. Robyn Vining Votes Against Gerrymandered Maps, Supports Fair Maps
Rep. Robyn Vining Condemns Gerrymandered Maps
Rep. Robyn Vining Introduces Epi Access Legislation
Rep. Robyn Vining Applauds Governor Evers’ Investment in Violence Prevention and Support for Crime Victims
Rep. Robyn Vining Urges Legislature to Focus on Wisconsin Priorities
Tosa Detective Who Labeled Mayor A ‘Higher Value Target’ Gets Promotion

Tosa Detective Who Labeled Mayor A ‘Higher Value Target’ Gets Promotion

Detective Joseph Lewandowski was promoted to sergeant.

Evers Unveils His Own Bill to Repeal the Personal Property Tax

Evers Unveils His Own Bill to Repeal the Personal Property Tax

Governor's legislation includes funding to replace money local government's lose after tax repeal.

Murphy’s Law: College Grads Are Leaving Republican Party
Murphy’s Law

College Grads Are Leaving Republican Party

While less educated voters ditch the Democratic Party. How is that changing the state?

Legislature Plans Culture War Against Evers

Legislature Plans Culture War Against Evers

Fall session could include “born alive” abortion bill, forbidding teachers from discussing race and more.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Leaders Celebrate New Mental Health Center
Eyes on Milwaukee

Leaders Celebrate New Mental Health Center

Huge gathering of officials for project lauded as momentous, exciting and historic.

Rep. Robyn Vining Welcomes Afghan Refugees to Wisconsin
Rep. Robyn Vining Commends Governor Evers’ Call for Special Session on Education
Rep. Robyn Vining Co-Authors Baby Bonds Bill to Improve Economic Security for Wisconsin Families
The State of Politics: Tax Cut Divides Democrats
The State of Politics

Tax Cut Divides Democrats

Evers and some Democratic legislators supported it. GOP hopes to gain new seats from swing-district opponents.

Rep. Robyn Vining Will Continue Advocating for What’s Best for Wisconsin Kids & What’s Best for Our State
Rep. Robyn Vining Highlights Risk of Losing Federal Funding for K-12 Education in Wisconsin
Assembly GOP Doubles Down On Racism, Retaliates Against Member of Color’s Efforts to Address Systemic Racism
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Assembly GOP Doubles Down On Racism, Retaliates Against Member of Color’s Efforts to Address Systemic Racism

Democratic state representatives lift the curtain on racist retaliation in the legislature

Rep. Robyn Vining Introduces Bill to Support Students, Teachers, School Districts & Summer School Programs
Rep. Robyn Vining Commends Call for BadgerCare Expansion Special Session
Rep. Robyn Vining Urges Passage of Fair Maps Legislation
Tosa Police Had Many ‘High Value Targets’

Tosa Police Had Many ‘High Value Targets’

Including Mayor Dennis McBride, Rep. David Bowen, protest leaders, attorneys.

Rep. Robyn Vining: Statement on the 17th Annual State of the Tribes
Campaign Cash: Uihleins, Walton Shower GOP Legislators With Cash
Campaign Cash

Uihleins, Walton Shower GOP Legislators With Cash

Out-of-state donors give $1.9 million to state legislators, 79% of it to Republicans.

Rep. Robyn Vining: Statement on Joint Committee on Finance Removal of Important Provisions from State Budget
Op Ed: Mass Shootings Are Not Inevitable
Op Ed

Mass Shootings Are Not Inevitable

Legislature can and must take action, with measures like uniform background checks.

Rep. Robyn Vining Advocates for Small Business Assistance to Support Dreams, Families, and Jobs
Rep. Robyn Vining Calls on Legislative Leaders to Take Immediate Action for Wisconsin Workers
Rep. Robyn Vining Condemns Violence & Hateful Rhetoric Against Asian American & Pacific Islander Community
34 State Legislators Endorse Jill Underly for State Superintendent
Rep. Robyn Vining Applauds Wisconsin Equal Rights Amendment Introduction
Working Families Party Announces Second Round of 2021 Endorsements
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Working Families Party Announces Second Round of 2021 Endorsements

Progressive Political Group Throws Weight Behind Jill Underly, Sets Sights on Growing Progressive Bloc in Madison Common Council

Rep. Robyn Vining: Statement on Passage of Special Session Unemployment Assistance Legislation
Rep. Robyn Vining Applauds Inclusion of Main Street Recovery Package in Wisconsin Act 1
Rep. Robyn Vining: Statement on 2021-2023 State Budget Address
Rep. Robyn Vining: Statement on Passage of Assembly Bill 2
Rep. Robyn Vining Advocates for Standalone COVID-19 Relief Bills
Rep. Robyn Vining Supports Wearing Masks to Save Lives
Rep. Robyn Vining Responds to Assembly Republicans’ Actions to Disregard the Lives and Livelihoods of Wisconsinites
Rep. Robyn Vining Co-Authors Main Street Recovery Package
Senator Agard Leads on Main Street Recovery Package
Rep. Robyn Vining Statement on Passage of Amended Assembly Bill 1
Rep. Robyn Vining Responds to Governor Evers’ State of the State Address
Rep. Robyn Vining Responds to Kenosha DA Decision
Rep. Robyn Vining Advocates for Healthcare Heroes, Small Businesses, and Wisconsin Families on Assembly Floor
Rep. Robyn Vining Condemns Insurrection at U.S. Capitol
Rep. Robyn Vining Statement on Assembly Bill 1
Rep. Robyn Vining Sworn in as 14th Assembly District Representative for her Second Term & Announces Committee Assignments
Rep. Robyn Vining & Democratic Colleagues Hit the Ground Running on Day One of New Legislative Session with COVID-19 Response Bill
Rep. Robyn Vining Thanks Election Workers, and Calls On Her Republican Colleagues to Get Back to Work On COVID-19 Response
Rep. Robyn Vining Condemns Threats Against Wisconsin Election Officials
Rep. Robyn Vining & Sen. Dale Kooyenga Statement Regarding Shooting at Mayfair Mall
Murphy’s Law: Are Parties Realigning In Wisconsin?
Murphy’s Law

Are Parties Realigning In Wisconsin?

Lots of new voters for both parties in election. What it means for the future.

Purple Wisconsin Still Has Dark Red Legislature

Purple Wisconsin Still Has Dark Red Legislature

Republican legislators continue to win big with minority of state's vote.

Following Massive Get Out The Vote Push, WI WFP Candidates Win Seats Across the State
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Following Massive Get Out The Vote Push, WI WFP Candidates Win Seats Across the State

WI Working Families Party organizers secure enough positive IDs to quadruple Trump’s 2016 margin of victory in Wisconsin, power down-ballot candidates to victory

Post-election Day Statement from Tom Palzewicz
No Veto-Proof Majority for Republican Legislators

No Veto-Proof Majority for Republican Legislators

They flipped two of three seats needed to get two-thirds majority in Senate.

Vote Tuesday: Your Guide to Down Ballot Races
Vote Tuesday

Your Guide to Down Ballot Races

Trump versus Biden isn't the only ballot item. Here's information on 13 other races across the county

The State of Politics: $1 Million Legislative Races Now Common
The State of Politics

$1 Million Legislative Races Now Common

For a job paying $52,000. This year the Democrats are out-spending Republicans.

Ahead of Mike Pence’s  Visit, State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski, State Rep. Robyn Vining, Highlight Trump’s Leadership Failures
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Ahead of Mike Pence’s Visit, State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski, State Rep. Robyn Vining, Highlight Trump’s Leadership Failures

"Having a president that will fight the pandemic, protect our health care, and rebuild our economy stronger than it was before is the future that Wisconsinites deserve."

Rep. Robyn Vining Responds to Milwaukee County DA Decision
Law Enforcement, Protesters Play Cat-Mouse Game After Mensah Decision

Law Enforcement, Protesters Play Cat-Mouse Game After Mensah Decision

March from Downtown to Mayfair Mall blocked repeatedly by National Guard, Sheriffs, Police.

Rep. Robyn Vining Emphasizes the Severity of COVID-19 in Wisconsin
Be a Hero. Vote.
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Be a Hero. Vote.

 

Trump At Issue in State Assembly Races

Trump At Issue in State Assembly Races

“Everything is nationalized” and could drive turnout, votes in legislative races.

Milwaukee Suburbs Key To Controlling Assembly

Milwaukee Suburbs Key To Controlling Assembly

Dems target suburban districts, Republicans try to gain a veto-proof majority in the Assembly

Election Donors Operate in the Shadows

Election Donors Operate in the Shadows

One third of all state campaign donations, some $12 million, from secretive outside groups.

Non-Profit Didn’t Report Campaign Spending?

Non-Profit Didn’t Report Campaign Spending?

Jobs First Coalition spent $1 million to elect Republican legislators but left it off tax forms, complaint to IRS says.

Rep. Robyn Vining Supports Meaningful Policing Reform
Wisconsin Leaders Blast Women for Trump Bus Tour for Campaigning During Pandemic
Vote August 11th: Candidate List and Election Guide
Vote August 11th

Candidate List and Election Guide

Long list of candidates, but ballots will be short for most Milwaukeeans.

First Lady Evers Announces the Wisconsin 19th Amendment Celebration Committee’s New “Women Who Inspire” Nominee
Sen. Tammy Baldwin Endorses Slate of Legislative Candidates
Democratic Party of Wisconsin Calls Out Trump’s Anti-Women Agenda
Rep. Robyn Vining, WOW County Mothers Speak Out About Child Care Struggles
Indivisible Tosa endorses Democrat Robyn Vining for Assembly
Rep. Robyn Vining Co-Sponsors Legislation to Reduce Barriers to Unemployment Insurance
Wisconsin Women Slam Trump For Attacks On Their Health, COVID-19 Response, In-Person Campaigning
Rep. Robyn Vining & Legislative Colleagues Support Federal HEROES Act
State’s Health Care Workers Demand Hazard Pay

State’s Health Care Workers Demand Hazard Pay

As COVID-19 cases rise again, Democratic bill provides increased pay, paid medical leave.

Rep. Robyn Vining Introduces Healthcare Heroes Act
Legislators Decry Racially Insensitive Actions at Wauwatosa Anytime Fitness
Nitty Leads Peaceful March While Protecting Against Assassination

Nitty Leads Peaceful March While Protecting Against Assassination

Seventh-day is a charm as two large marches take place without incident

Rep. Robyn Vining Applauds the “We’re All In” Small Business Initiative
Healthcare Workers Want PPE, Sick Pay, Hazard Pay

Healthcare Workers Want PPE, Sick Pay, Hazard Pay

17 percent of COVID-19 cases statewide are healthcare workers. They are calling on the Legislature to help them.

Rep. Robyn Vining Sends Letter to Legislative Leadership Supporting Healthcare Heroes during COVID-19
Rep. Robyn Vining: “The Moment is Bigger than Competing Tax Cut Plans”
Rep. Robyn Vining Introduces “Epi Access” Legislation
Rep. Robyn Vining Stands with Victims & Survivors of Sexual Assault
Rep. Robyn Vining Commends Governor Evers’ State of the State Address
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Rep. Robyn Vining Commends Governor Evers’ State of the State Address

“I look forward to continuing my work with Governor Evers and my colleagues in the legislature on the issues that Wisconsinites care about. Forward together.”

Rep. Robyn Vining Proposes Bill to Curb Youth Vaping & Protect Consumers
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Rep. Robyn Vining Proposes Bill to Curb Youth Vaping & Protect Consumers

Bill is part of the Vaping Awareness Prevention package to improve public health in Wisconsin.

Rep. Robyn Vining on Passage of Assembly Bill 26
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Rep. Robyn Vining on Passage of Assembly Bill 26

Republicans pass legislation making it easier for direct primary care providers to discriminate on who they’d like to give care to.

Op Ed: Legislature Must Act on Human Trafficking
Op Ed

Legislature Must Act on Human Trafficking

Safe Harbor legislation has been introduced repeatedly in the past several sessions, without passage.

The State of Politics: All They Want for Christmas
The State of Politics

All They Want for Christmas

The Christmas wish lists of Gov. Evers, Mayor Barrett and other politicians.

Rep. Robyn Vining Seeks to Make Wisconsin More Accessible
Rep. Robyn Vining Launches Next Forward Wisconsin Project: Fair Maps
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Rep. Robyn Vining Launches Next Forward Wisconsin Project: Fair Maps

"This session, I introduced a bipartisan bill with my colleagues that would take this power away from the politicians, and place the responsibility with a non-partisan service agency called the Legislative Reference Bureau."

Rep. Robyn Vining Wants Wisconsin to Go Big for Small Business
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Rep. Robyn Vining Wants Wisconsin to Go Big for Small Business

This bill creates a one-stop shop for all the information a business owner needs.

Rep. Robyn Vining Responds to Recent Violence and Threats at High Schools
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Rep. Robyn Vining Responds to Recent Violence and Threats at High Schools

"Our children are looking to their elected officials to do something."

AG Kaul Urges Assembly Health Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Legislation to Prevent Future Backlog of Untested Sexual Assault Kits
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AG Kaul Urges Assembly Health Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Legislation to Prevent Future Backlog of Untested Sexual Assault Kits

"This legislation will help prevent another backlog of untested sexual assault kits."

It’s time to Hold Lawmakers Accountable for Votes on Education
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It’s time to Hold Lawmakers Accountable for Votes on Education

SOS Wauwatosa calls on legislators to provide adequate school aids.

Evers Calls Special Session on Guns

Evers Calls Special Session on Guns

Governor says only Vos and Fitzgerald prevent common sense gun reforms.

Rep. Robyn Vining Recognizes Officer Tracy Burbach as “First Responder of the Year” for 14th Assembly District
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Rep. Robyn Vining Recognizes Officer Tracy Burbach as “First Responder of the Year” for 14th Assembly District

"Officer Tracy Burbach serves the city of Wauwatosa with honor and distinction as a School Resource Officer, and has been nominated by citizens of the 14th Assembly District for the honor of the First Responder of the Year."

Majority of Wisconsin Wants Non-Partisan Redistricting

Majority of Wisconsin Wants Non-Partisan Redistricting

Polling results and votes in two-thirds of counties show support for a non-partisan process

Two-thirds of Wisconsin counties endorse reform for redistricting process
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Two-thirds of Wisconsin counties endorse reform for redistricting process

Sheboygan County Board passes resolution 20-4 to become 48th county to call for Fair Maps

Rep. Robyn Vining Backs Extreme Risk Protection Order Legislation
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Rep. Robyn Vining Backs Extreme Risk Protection Order Legislation

"I stand with Governor Evers, Attorney General Kaul, and my colleagues in support of extreme risk laws, as we continue to work towards a safer Wisconsin, one with less tragedies caused by gun violence."

Rep. Robyn Vining Joins Governor Evers to Announce Additional Assistant District Attorney Positions in Waukesha County
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Rep. Robyn Vining Joins Governor Evers to Announce Additional Assistant District Attorney Positions in Waukesha County

"I advocated on behalf of my district for these needed positions there and in Milwaukee County."

AFP-WI Launches New Wave of Grassroots Lobbying Efforts
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AFP-WI Launches New Wave of Grassroots Lobbying Efforts

The group will mobilize activists throughout the state to canvass communities, have conversations with their neighbors, and ask them to encourage their lawmakers to work toward policies that expand opportunities for Wisconsinites.

Op Ed: We Need Redistricting Reform Now
Op Ed

We Need Redistricting Reform Now

Proposed bill would make process more representative, more transparent.

Rep. Robyn Vining Echoes Call to Action Against Gun Violence
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Rep. Robyn Vining Echoes Call to Action Against Gun Violence

"The Wisconsin State Legislature has a role to play in this epidemic of gun violence in our country."

Rep. Robyn Vining Co-Sponsors NEW Medicaid Expansion Legislation
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Rep. Robyn Vining Co-Sponsors NEW Medicaid Expansion Legislation

"Medicaid expansion is what the people want and it’s what they deserve."

Rep. Robyn Vining Defends Colleague Rep. Anderson
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Rep. Robyn Vining Defends Colleague Rep. Anderson

"Speaker Vos has demeaned remote involvement by Rep. Anderson."

Vos Previews Assembly’s Fall Agenda

Vos Previews Assembly’s Fall Agenda

Possible legislation in three areas: water quality, suicide prevention and adoption.

Rep. Robyn Vining Continues Fight for Fair Maps
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Rep. Robyn Vining Continues Fight for Fair Maps

"We are committed to nonpartisan redistricting reform, and will continue to advocate for fair and representative legislative maps."

Gerrymandering Bill is Bipartisan

Gerrymandering Bill is Bipartisan

Three Republican legislators are co-sponsers of bill calling for nonpartisan redistricting.

Op Ed: Redistricting Now Up to Citizen Action
Op Ed

Redistricting Now Up to Citizen Action

U.S. Supreme Court decision leaves it up to voters to demand non-partisan redistricting.

Rep. Robyn Vining Says Fight for Fair Maps Is Not Over
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Rep. Robyn Vining Says Fight for Fair Maps Is Not Over

"72% of Wisconsinites believe we need non-partisan fair maps, so we will fight for them with everything we’ve got."

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Gerrymandering

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Gerrymandering

Ruling effectively ends challenge to Republicans’ skewed legislative maps.

Rep. Robyn Vining Blasts Fiscal Negligence of GOP Legislators
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Rep. Robyn Vining Blasts Fiscal Negligence of GOP Legislators

"Republican legislators have shown that they do not care about fiscal responsibility."

Rep. Robyn Vining Supports “Wear Orange” for Gun Violence Prevention
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Rep. Robyn Vining Supports “Wear Orange” for Gun Violence Prevention

"Gun violence is a crisis that our country is facing."

Rep. Robyn Vining Appointed to Task Force on Adoption
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Rep. Robyn Vining Appointed to Task Force on Adoption

This committee will focus on addressing the barriers facing biological and adoptive parents in the adoption process.

Rep. Robyn Vining Condemns Removal of Lead Service Line Replacement from Budget
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Rep. Robyn Vining Condemns Removal of Lead Service Line Replacement from Budget

"I cannot believe we are turning our backs on children born into homes with lead in their water."

City Hall: Oh, Those Dreaded Plastic Bags
City Hall

Oh, Those Dreaded Plastic Bags

Council debates what to do with bags that clog up recycling process.

Rep. Robyn Vining Responds to GOP Rejection of Medicaid Expansion
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Rep. Robyn Vining Responds to GOP Rejection of Medicaid Expansion

"This is a blatantly partisan move from the Republicans, and one that does not reflect the will of the people."

AFP-WI Kicks Off New Grassroots Lobbying Efforts
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AFP-WI Kicks Off New Grassroots Lobbying Efforts

AFP-WI’s efforts will expand to additional legislative districts throughout the spring.

Rep. Robyn Vining Launches “Words Matter” Pledge
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Rep. Robyn Vining Launches “Words Matter” Pledge

"I stand with our Brookfield Muslim Community and their call to all elected officials to consider how our words affect actions."

Rep. Robyn Vining Supports Safe Harbor Legislation
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Rep. Robyn Vining Supports Safe Harbor Legislation

"The Safe Harbor Bill is a piece of common-sense legislation that helps protect trafficked youth."

Rep. Robyn Vining Comments on Lame Duck Court Ruling
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Rep. Robyn Vining Comments on Lame Duck Court Ruling

"The court’s ruling today is a win for democracy and the people of Wisconsin."

Rep. Robyn Vining Cheers The People’s Budget
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Rep. Robyn Vining Cheers The People’s Budget

“From the beginning of his term, Governor Evers has made it clear he is listening to the people of Wisconsin."

Rep. Robyn Vining Embraces Gov. Evers’ Inclusion of Redistricting in Budget
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Rep. Robyn Vining Embraces Gov. Evers’ Inclusion of Redistricting in Budget

"Non-partisan redistricting can help bring our state together and force members from each party to work together like my constituents asked me to do."

Wisconsin Working Families Party Congratulates Megan O’Halloran on Commanding Primary Victory in Distrcit 8 School Board Race
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Wisconsin Working Families Party Congratulates Megan O’Halloran on Commanding Primary Victory in Distrcit 8 School Board Race

O’Halloran garnered more than 65 percent of the vote in the three-way race and will face Kathryn Gabor in the spring election on Tuesday, April 2.

Rep. Robyn Vining Commends Gov. Evers’ Plan to Close Dark Store Loophole
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Rep. Robyn Vining Commends Gov. Evers’ Plan to Close Dark Store Loophole

"The Dark Store Loophole is wrong, and we need to close it."

Rep. Robyn Vining Comments on Pre-Existing Conditions Bill
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Rep. Robyn Vining Comments on Pre-Existing Conditions Bill

"Though we must acknowledge the remaining issues, we achieved a small victory with the amendment recognizing annual and lifetime benefit limits..."

Evers, GOP Lawmakers Seek Common Ground

Evers, GOP Lawmakers Seek Common Ground

But Republicans won't budget on accepting expanded federal funds for Medicaid.

Rep. Robyn Vining Announces 2019-2020 Legislative Session Staff
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Rep. Robyn Vining Announces 2019-2020 Legislative Session Staff

Maddie Palzewicz, a former Wisconsin State Senate intern and congressional campaign staffer, has joined the office of Rep. Vining as Legislative Assistant.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Slate of Candidates for Milwaukee Board of School Directors to Create Strong Pro-Public School Majority
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Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Slate of Candidates for Milwaukee Board of School Directors to Create Strong Pro-Public School Majority

Electing a school board to serve MPS students; strengthen and fund public education; fight back against ineffective charter programs

Rep. Robyn Vining Announces 2019-2020 Committee Assignments
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Rep. Robyn Vining Announces 2019-2020 Committee Assignments

"I want to thank Rep. Gordon Hintz for these committee appointments..."

Rep. Robyn Vining Sworn In to Wisconsin State Assembly
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Rep. Robyn Vining Sworn In to Wisconsin State Assembly

"It is an honor to serve the residents of the 14th Assembly District."

Robyn Vining Declares Victory in 14th Assembly District
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Robyn Vining Declares Victory in 14th Assembly District

"It is an incredible honor to be elected to represent the people of the 14th Assembly District."

Primary opponent withdraws, endorses Vining for the 14th Assembly District
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Primary opponent withdraws, endorses Vining for the 14th Assembly District

This week Vining also received the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction.

Wisconsin Mother of the Year declares for the 14th Assembly District
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Wisconsin Mother of the Year declares for the 14th Assembly District

"I’m determined to fight For The People on three fronts: people, planet and profit."