• Democratic Legislative Caucus hosts public session Public transportation, one-cent sales tax, energy woes, new arena are top concerns heard during listening session

    May 14, 2015


    “Stay tuned,” State Rep. Evan
    Goyke commented to some 60 members
    of the Milwaukee Democratic
    Legislative Caucus who attended a listening
    session on the Wisconsin state
    budget May 9, 2015 at Centennial
    Hall in the Milwaukee Public Library.
    Rep. Goyke represents the Wisconsin
    18th State Assembly District. During
    introductory remarks, he noted
    that it is the state legislature, not Governor
    Scott Walker, that approves the
    state budget. Indeed some cuts proposed
    by Gov. Walker have already
    been rejected. The caucus was held to
    determine the top priorities of their
    In addition to Rep. Goyke, present
    for the caucus were Rep. Mandela
    Barnes, 11th Assembly District;
    Rep. David Bowen, 10th Assembly
    District; Rep. Jonathan Brostoff,
    19th Assembly District; Rep. Daniel
    Riemer, 7th Assembly District; Rep.
    LaTonya Johnson, 17th Assembly
    District; Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa,
    8th Assembly District and vice chair
    of the Democratic Caucus; and Rep.
    Josh Zepnick, 9th Assembly District.

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