Irish Consul General Visits the Capitol
This week, a number of legislators of Irish descent and I had the honor to welcome members of the Consulate General of Ireland to the State Capitol. This session I introduced a bill to create a Wisconsin-Ireland Trade Commission to deepen the economic ties between Wisconsin and the Republic of Ireland.
Evers Vetoes $2 Billion Tax Cut and Childcare Credit Expansion
After calling a special legislative session, Governor Evers vetoed an historic Special Session Workforce Package that would have provided $2 billion in tax relief, expanded the childcare and dependent tax credit, and reformed welfare.
Families dealing with mass inflation are feeling the pinch, with 60% of adults saying they’re living paycheck to paycheck, and 40% consider themselves worse off than last year.
The average Wisconsin family would have saved $600. I’m disappointed but not surprised. Governor Evers is pushing for more government spending, and it’s driving up inflation.
Wisconsin Snow Report
It’s time to get ready for the winter wonderland that Wisconsin is about to become! Check out the Travel Wisconsin Snow Report by clicking on the image above to find conditions in your area.
Capitol Christmas Ornaments
2023 Capitol Christmas ornaments are available for sale at the State Capitol Rotunda Information Desk for $20. The 2023 ornaments feature the 40th anniversary of the Concerts on the Square. The information desk also has the 2022 and 2012 ornaments available for $20 and $15 respectively.
A Very Neenah Christmas
Electric City Christmas Parade
State Capitol Tours
The best way to experience the beauty and grandeur of Wisconsin’s Capitol building (located at 2 East Main Street, Madison, WI 53702) is to see it for yourself. It is open to the public weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and weekends and holidays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free tours are offered daily, year round except on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Tours start at the information desk Monday through Saturday at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 p.m.; and Sundays at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 p.m. A 4:00 p.m. tour is offered weekdays (Monday – Friday), excluding holidays, during Memorial Day through Labor Day. Plan on spending 45-55 minutes for a tour. The sixth floor museum and observation deck are open during the summer months. Groups of ten or more can make an on-line reservation for a tour of the State Capitol or call (608)266-0382.