Statement on Milwaukee Residency Requirement Ruling
“Decisions regarding residency requirements should be left to local communities to make.”
“Decisions regarding residency requirements should be left to local communities to make. Local elected leaders have the closest ear to their neighbors’ wants and needs and are in the best position to act on concerns regarding residency requirements.
“Residency requirements make sense for the same reason every legislator has a requirement to live in their district. It makes you a better public servant when you live among the neighbors you serve.
“It’s unfortunate that even in the state’s supreme court, scheming to push the Republican party agenda is more important than standing up for established case law and what’s best for Wisconsin.”
Recent Press Releases by State Sen. Chris Larson
Over the Lost Walker Decade, Wisconsin has seen $1 billion cut from our neighborhood public schools, of which $183 million still remains unrestored.
Senator Larson & Representative Bowen: Call on Gun Manufacturers to Prioritize “Smart Gun” Technology and Other Gun Safety Measures in Order to Reduce Gun ViolenceSep 13th, 2018 by State Sen. Chris Larson
"It is beyond time for real change to happen regarding guns in America..."
"Trying to solve gun violence while pushing the gun industries priorities is like trying to put out a fire with a flamethrower."