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Congressional Tipoffs Involving Wisconsin Newsletter for Sunday September 08, 2019 ( 7 items )  

Majority Leader Hoyer Issues Statement on Retirement of Rep. Sensenbrenner
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Maryland, issued the following statement on the retirement of Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wisconsin: "I join in thanking Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner for four decades of service to his constituents in Wisconsin. He has been a leader in protecting the right of every American to vote and have that vote counted accurately, introducing and ensuring passage of the reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act, and introducing the Voting Rights Amendmen  more

Rep. Grothman Issues Statement on Rep. Sensenbrenner Retirement
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-Wisconsin, issued the following statement after learning about the retirement announcement of Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wisconsin. "Congressman Sensenbrenner has been a staple of Wisconsin politics for decades. "From the time I first entered public service, Jim has been a role model for me. He is well-known throughout the state for the number of town hall meetings he holds. "When I was a state legislator, I must have attended over 400. "I have  more

Rep. Pocan: 11th Annual Black Women's Wellness Day
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wisconsin, issued the text of the following speech in the Congressional Record Sept. 6: I include in the Record the following Proclamation. Whereas, Investments today that improve the quality of life for African American Women and their families will ensure that Dane County becomes the healthiest county in the state, and that Wisconsin becomes the healthiest state in the U.S. for all of its citizens as well as the health care leader of the world; and   more

Rep. Scott Issues Statement on Retirement of Rep. Sensenbrenner
NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia, Sept. 5 -- Rep. Robert C. Scott, D-Virginia, issued the following statement on the retirement of Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wisconsin: "I join in the chorus of those thanking Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner for 40 years of public service in the House of Representatives. I had the pleasure of serving on the Judiciary Committee with him and we have worked together on many issues over the years. "We have introduced multiple bills together including the SAFE Justice Act and t  more

Sen. Baldwin Announces Nearly $12 Million to Continue Fighting the Opioid Crisis in Wisconsin
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 -- Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin, issued the following news release: * * * - Baldwin worked to secure federal funding that invests in prevention, treatment and recovery in local communities * * * U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today announced that an additional $11.9 million in federal grant funding was awarded to help Wisconsin combat the opioid epidemic. "I'm continuing my bipartisan work to make sure local communities in Wisconsin have the federal resources they need to  more

Sen. Baldwin Announces Nearly $5.2 Million in Federal Funding to Reduce Opioid Overdoses in Wisconsin
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin, issued the following news release: * * * - Senator Baldwin worked to secure investment in Wisconsin prevention efforts * * * U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today announced that $5,195,302 in federal funding was awarded to provide more resources for Wisconsin to address the opioid epidemic through enhanced prevention efforts. "I have worked in a bipartisan way to make sure local communities in Wisconsin have the federal resources they need   more

Sen. Johnson Issues Statement on Rep. Sensenbrenner Retirement
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, issued the following statement after Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wisconsin, announced he will retire at the end of his term: "Jim Sensenbrenner has faithfully served his constituents, Wisconsin, and America for 40 years. "His list of accomplishments is long and impressive. As the dean of our congressional delegation, his legislative acumen and leadership will be missed. "I wish him and his family all the best in his well-deserved retirement  more