Sen. Chris Larson to hold a series of town hall events in district

From my email inbox comes news of a series of Town Hall events hosted by Democratic State Senator Chris Larson. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bay View High School 2751 S. Lenox Street Milwaukee, WI 53207

Thursday, April 24, 2014 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. St. Francis Library 4230 S. Nicholson [...]

Chris Larson announces two upcoming campaign fundraisers

From my email inbox comes news of two campaign fundraisers for State Senate Minority Leader Chris Larson, who’s running for reelectiona this fall. Dear Zachary,

I hope you can join me next week to kick off my re-election campaign. Below is the information for the events in Cudahy and on Milwaukee’s Eastside.

Cudahy Campaign [...]

Senator Chris Larson to Run for Re-election!

From today’s email swarm:

Dear Edward,

I am happy to announce that I will be running for reelection this fall. After many busy years it is time to hit the campaign trail once again. Over the past year it has been an honor to serve as Democratic Leader in the state Senate, and I am [...]

Sen. Chris Larson to hold two town hall meetings in February

From my email inbox comes news of two upcoming town hall meetings with Democratic State Sen. Chris Larson. Milwaukee Town Hall Monday, February 3, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park Community Room 1500 E. Park Place Milwaukee, WI 53211 (Representative Jon Richards and Alderman Nik Kovac also attending)

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Walker administration drops permit requirement for Capitol protests

This is a victory for free speech. To settle a free speech lawsuit, Gov. Scott Walker’s administration agreed Tuesday to pay more than $88,000 in attorneys fees and drop its hard-and-fast requirement that larger groups protesting in the Capitol receive a permit.

The Walker administration faced a federal trial in January over the permitting requirement [...]

Sen. Cullen supports the rights of Solidarity Sing Along participants to sing without a permit

Last week I highlighted statements made by Democratic State Senate Minority Leader Chris Larson, who stated his belief that Solidarity Sing Along participants should get a permit if they want to sing in the State Capitol rotunda.

At the time, myself and Doug from Friends Don’t Let Friends Vote Republican decided to email each and [...]

Sen. Kathleen Vinehout: I understand why the folks who come to sing are not seeking a permit

Yesterday I wrote about Democratic State Senate Minority Leader Chris Larson’s statement that he believes participants in the Solidarity Sing Along should get a permit to exercise their rights to free assembly and free speech.

After posting about Sen. Larson’s comments, I got to wondering what Sen. Larson’s Democratic colleagues in the State Senate think [...]

FDLFVR: Chris Larson asserts Solidarity Sing Along participants should get a permit

Apparently Democratic State Senate Minority Leader Chris Larson believes the participants of the Solidarity Sing Along should get a permit to exercise their rights to free speech and assembly. Senator Larson was asked the question “Do I have the right to individually petition my Government, and do I lose that right if other individuals are [...]

Whither Manitowoc County: Board Passes Resolution in Support of Milwaukee County Board

Quite frankly I am surprised that it has taken this long for other county boards to take notice and then take action:

MANITOWOC, Wis. —The Manitowoc County supervisors have passed a resolution criticizing Republican-backed legislation that would weaken the power of the Milwaukee County Board.

Manitowoc County is three counties north of Milwaukee County, but [...]

State lawmakers to host public hearing on changes to local control in Milwaukee County

From the email from the Milwaukee Democratic Legislative Caucus;

State lawmakers to host public hearing on changes to local control in Milwaukee County

MADISON – Local residents are invited to share their opinions on the state-imposed changes to the Milwaukee County Board at a public hearing this Tuesday in Milwaukee. The hearing starts at 5:00 [...]

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