Wisconsin Kids Still Shortchanged by Governor Walker
"Now, Walker is throwing handfuls of water at a fire he created - and expects everyone to cheer."
“For the past six years, children and families in Wisconsin have unfairly been the brunt of Governor Walker’s attacks. Now, Walker is throwing handfuls of water at a fire he created – and expects everyone to cheer.
“This continuing education funding gap betrays our kids and shows a values deficit by the Walker administration. While Walker and legislative Republicans made historic cuts to our kids, they’ve rewarded the richest in our state with tax loopholes that are costing us hundreds of millions.
“Walker has also set the record for having the largest spending of any budget in state history.
“Still, our kids continue to get the cold shoulder.
“It’s time that we restore our commitment to fully investing in the future of each Wisconsin child. This is the best way to promote economic security and prosperity in Wisconsin – by ensuring our children have access to a quality education.”
Recent Press Releases by State Sen. Chris Larson
"I call on Governor Walker to protect Wisconsin youth currently at Lincoln Hills by immediately implementing these common-sense strategies."
MADISON – The following is a statement from Senator Chris Larson regarding the Senate passage of Senate Bill 48: “Each of our neighbors deserve to live in a healthy, safe community. Lead pipes are an avoidable public illness that is quietly devastating Wisconsin neighborhoods. Over the past few decades there has been significant research revealing […]
"Under Walker and the GOP, our state’s commitment to our neighborhood schools has plummeted."