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As we await Gov. Evers’ budget, WASB GR staff is working with lawmakers on legislation

Ahead of Gov. Evers’ anticipated introduction of his proposed 2019-21 state budget on Thursday (Feb. 28), we thought this would be a good time to let you know about just a few of the non-budget advocacy activities the WASB Government Relations Team has been engaged with.

Method for Giving Notice of Special Board Meetings – We’ve been working with Rep. Rick Gundrum (R-Slinger) and Sen. Luther Olsen (R-Ripon) on draft legislation to modernize the statutory procedures for providing notice of special school board meetings.  The language would mirror a similar change made last session which updated the statutes relating to giving notice of special city council meetings.  We expect this draft bill will be circulated for co-signers in the coming weeks. Continue reading As we await Gov. Evers’ budget, WASB GR staff is working with lawmakers on legislation

Special Election for State Legislature Next Tuesday, Jan. 16

The special election for three seats in the state legislature, one state Senate seat and two state Assembly seats, is happening next Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  Here are the seats and candidates that are vying for them:

State Senate District 10 – Parts of Burnett, Dunn, Pierce, Polk and St. Croix counties

Dem: Patty Schachnter is the St. Croix County medical examiner and a Somerset School Board member from the town of Star Prairie.

GOP: Adam Jarchow has been in the state Assembly since  2014 representing the 28th Assembly District and is an attorney from Balsam Lake. Continue reading Special Election for State Legislature Next Tuesday, Jan. 16

Special Election Primary Results

Results are in for the primary special election held on Tuesday, December 19 to fill vacant seats in the state legislature.  The general special election is scheduled to follow on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

State Senate District 10 – Parts of Burnett, Dunn, Pierce, Polk and St. Croix counties

GOP: State Rep. Adam Jarchow (Balsam Lake, pictured) defeated state Rep. Shannon Zimmerman (River Falls). Continue reading Special Election Primary Results