State Sen. Jennifer Shilling
Press Release

Shilling Statement on Joint Finance Appointment

"As a leader in the Democratic caucus, Sen. Johnson has been a strong advocate for gun safety, women’s health access and child care affordability."

By - May 8th, 2018 12:00 pm

ADISON, WI – After appointing Sen. LaTonya Johnson to serve on the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee, Senate Democratic Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) released the following statement:

“With Sen. Johnson on the Joint Finance Committee, Democrats will remain focused on building a better budget that invests in local communities, expands economic opportunities and prioritizes Wisconsin families rather than foreign corporations. As a leader in the Democratic caucus, Sen. Johnson has been a strong advocate for gun safety, women’s health access and child care affordability. From investing in strong schools and infrastructure to reforming our juvenile justice system, Sen. Johnson understands the issues important to local families and will work to ensure that Wisconsin’s budget reflects the values that we all share.

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