May 2021

Investing in Wisconsin's Students

May 29, 2021 - 08:02

Legislative Republicans are making significant investments in our student’s education even as we continue to see massive amounts of federal cash flood our school districts. We've consistently invested in our kids, teachers and schools. The new state budget will be no different.

Republicans on the Joint Finance Committee advanced an education package that will continue to invest in the future of our state:

Long Suspected, Now Viable Theory

May 26, 2021 - 17:57

Five of my senate colleagues and Wisconsin Congressman Mike Gallagher joined me in a letter to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Many have long suspected that the COVID virus may have leaked from a lab at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the exact origin of SARS-CoV-2 has remained elusive. Recently, in response to the World Health Organization's study, a group of 18 scientists published a letter in Science magazine stating that a leak of the virus from a lab is a viable theory and should be thoroughly investigated.

Encouraging a Return to Work

May 21, 2021 - 14:42

I was joined by Senator Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green) in announcing workforce recovery legislation that encourages unemployed individuals to return-to-work amid a massive, statewide worker shortage. The legislation ends Wisconsin’s participation in federal unemployment compensation enhancement programs that provide a disincentive for returning to work.

Ensure fairness in funding for administering Wisconsin's elections

May 14, 2021 - 11:29

On Tuesday, the Assembly passed a bill (AB173) which will prevent outside organizations from donating money directly to local governments for the administration of elections.

In 2020, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerburg funneled $300 million into a third-party organization that offered money to five Wisconsin mayors. The cities then had to agree to the rules of Zuckerburg’s group – not the laws of Wisconsin.

Seven Easy Things You Can Do Right Now to Help Win Back Wisconsin

May 14, 2021 - 11:08

EDITOR'S NOTE: Perspective by Dan O’Donnell

Find the original at MacIver Institute

With each new revelation about the patently unlawful way the Wisconsin Elections Commission and municipal election officials ran the 2020 presidential election, conservatives have either surrendered to feelings of hopelessness or steeled their resolve to fight back.


May 04, 2021 - 17:59

Our kids are struggling. This pandemic has been hard on all of us. Though the virus has largely spared our young ones, its secondary effects have not. The shutdown of schools — whether for a few weeks or now over a year — has left severe scars on our students. Our kids are experiencing other epidemics: an epidemic of youth suicides, an epidemic of failing grades, an epidemic of learning loss.

Election Integrity - Who is Counting in Onalaska and La Crosse?

May 04, 2021 - 05:16

Our team has conducted an exhaustive analysis of the facts about who is in charge of elections within the municipalities in La Crosse County and we have uncovered some very disturbing evidence. It seems that officers of the Democrat Party have infiltrated our election systems in the two major municipalities of our region and have put themselves in charge of counting votes.

David Wulf is listed on the La Crosse Democrat Party Web site as the Vice Chairman.

WisGOP Update

May 02, 2021 - 16:06

The election cycle is beginning to heat up, and as always, the Republican Party of Wisconsin is laser-focused on holding Democrats accountable and building the case against liberals like Tony Evers and Ron Kind ahead of 2022.

What’s the point?

May 01, 2021 - 07:29

Editor’s Note: Webster is the pseudonym of a long-time grass roots activist that recently presented this at an Americans for Prosperity event in La Crosse.

When I was first approached about speaking at an Americans for Prosperity event titled “”What’s the point?” I understood the theme to be closer to “Why do I keep doing it?” (The definition of “it” is what you & I call “grass roots politics”.) From there, the theme quickly evolved into:

“Why wouldn’t I do it?”