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A Look Back at 2021

Here are the Highlights of 2021

  • Governor Evers signed a Republican-led spending bill totaling $87.5 billion, compared to his proposed $91 billion, which included a $3.4 billion tax cut and $16 billion allocated for education.

  • Passed $1.5 billion in critical infrastructure projects through the Capitol Budget.

  • Received my Legislative Committee assignments: Jobs and the Economy (Chair), Ways and Means (Vice-Chair), Colleges and Universities, Education, Speaker's Task Force on Racial Disparities, State Building Commission.

  • Presented a Legislative Citation to St. Monica's Senior Living to Celebrate 50 Years.

  • Honored Chief Richard Roeder of the Caledonia Fire Department on his retirement.

  • Presented six Eagle Scout Citations, including the first two female Scouts to have qualified for the achievement.

  • Toured Siena Catholic Schools and Seton Catholic Schools to better understand parent's educational choices.

  • Held four budget listening sessions in the 62nd Assembly District.

  • Joined the Case High School "Take Over Day" and spoke to students about the importance of voting.

  • Joined a veteran friend and placed flags at the Holy Cross Cemetery, Caledonia for Memorial Day.

  • Attended the EAA Pancake Breakfast at Batten Airfield.

  • Volunteered at the Ag Booth at the Racine County Fair

  • Attended the Council of State Governments - Midwestern Legislative Conference in South Dakota.

  • Participated as the Vice Chair of the MLC Economic Development Committee.

  • Visited with constituents at the St. Rita's festival and St. Mary's Pork Chop Dinner.

  • Served at the Wind Lake Volunteer Fire Department Pancake Breakfast

  • Welcome Brian Mueller of Raymond Fire and Rescue to the Capitol as the 62nd Assembly District's First Responder of the Year.

  • Recognized Kortendick Ace Hardware's 70th Anniversary in Business.

  • Delivered Wisconsin Blue Books and educational materials to both public and private schools.

  • Rode along with 4 departments: Racine County Sheriff's Department, City of Racine Police Department, Village of Caledonia Police Department, City of Milwaukee, District Five

  • Presented Racine County Sheriff Chief Deputy James Weidner with a citation recognizing his service to Racine County.

  • Completed the work of the Speaker's Task Force on Racial Disparities subcommittee on Education and the Economy. Our report to Speaker Vos is available here.

  • Participated in two Legislative Panels, one on School Choice and the other at the DeKoven Center for the Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce.


Things to Do

  • Saturday, January 22 - Racine County Winterfest

  • Racine County Eye

  • Real Racine

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