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City of Milwaukee Lobbying for Senate Bill 545

City of Milwaukee Lobbying for Senate Bill 545

One of the tools citizen activists can use is the Wisconsin Ethics Commission – Eye on Lobbying Website. We will make sure to also add the link to our “Fact Sheet” section. Past lobbying information is archived. This tool will provide useful going forward as reform looms in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Cannabis Activists will need to…

Senate Bill 545 Committee Analysis

Senate Bill 545 Committee Analysis

Senate Bill 545 Committee Analysis by Jay Selthofner The comprehensive legislation addressing cannabis reform under an adult use / medical marijuana combination bill (LRB-4361) has been assigned the Senate Bill Number of 545. It has been assigned to the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety. The companion bill is awaiting an assembly bill number…

Senate Bill 545 Adult Use Legislation Co-Sponsorship Analysis

Senate Bill 545 Adult Use Legislation Co-Sponsorship Analysis

Have you heard of Senate Bill 545 yet? It is a comprehensive legislation addressing cannabis reform. Adult use/medical marijuana combination bill (LRB-4361) has been assigned the Senate Bill Number of 545. The bill is awaiting an assembly bill number assignment. For the first time in the history of Wisconsin legislation, a majority of the Democratic…

2022 Election Wisconsin State Senate
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2022 Election Wisconsin State Senate

The stages are set for the General Election on November 8th, 2022. We have documented below information about candidates feelings and actions about marijuana reform. We hope you find this information helpful when it comes time to vote. There are of course a few candidates with no response or stance unknown, we will update those…

Senator Agard to testify against medical marijuana bill
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Senator Agard to testify against medical marijuana bill

On April 14th, 2022 Senator Melissa Agard sent out an email entitled “Important Cannabis Update”. In the email she provided some great public hearing 101 information, a summary of the medical marijuana bill being addressed at the hearing, offered her full legalization of cannabis bill as a comparison, and indicated she plans to testify against…

To Which Committee will Republicans Send Medical Cannabis Bills to Die?

To Which Committee will Republicans Send Medical Cannabis Bills to Die?

Competing medical marijuana bills are in session again for the close of the 2022 legislation cycle. The big question on our minds is, to which committee will Republicans send medical cannabis bills to die? The first Republican decriminalization bill quickly disappeared from news after Governor Evers included taxation of adult use marijuana in his second…

Senator Brad Pffaf co-sponsors legalization bill
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Senator Brad Pffaf co-sponsors legalization bill

Back in September, 2021 my article entitled Senate Bill 545 Adult Use Legislation Co-Sponsorship Analysis made note that for the first time in the history of Wisconsin legislation, a majority of the Democratic Senate has signed onto the bill as either an author or co-sponsor. This was largely due to Senator Minority Leader Janet Bewley…

Senate Bill 790 – Decriminalization Committee Analysis

Senate Bill 790 – Decriminalization Committee Analysis

The Democrats comprehensive legislation addressing cannabis reform under an adult use / medical marijuana combination bill Senate Bill Number of 545 and the Republican partisan decriminalization Senate Bill 790 land in the same committee. Republican leadership picks what bills go to what committee. This is a slight diversion from early this year when the first…

Senate Bill 790 Decriminalization Co-Sponsorship Analysis

Senate Bill 790 Decriminalization Co-Sponsorship Analysis

The Senate Bill 790 decriminalization legislation co-Sponsorship analysis has to mentioned that the basics of this legislation of creating a state level statue for non criminal charges for simple marijuana possession has seen consecutive sessions in which Republicans had taken the lead on this issue. Early in 2021 before the budget process even began, SB…

Gov Evers backs fed marijuana banking bill

Gov Evers backs fed marijuana banking bill

Yet another sign that Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers (D) is championing marijuana reform comes in the form of a letter to Congressional Leaders urging them approve the SAFE Banking Act. What has Evers done? Governor Evers has proposed everything he could and presented it to the State Republicans in several ways and they have all…

Republicans present legalization bill, choose wrong plant

Republicans present legalization bill, choose wrong plant

Republicans present legalization bill Wisconsin Republicans present legalization bill, but choose the wrong plant. 2021 started off with Republicans submitting Assembly Bill 130 / Senate Bill 164 which would have decriminalized simple marijuana possession at the state level to $100. Of course, everything marijuana reform related was gutted from the budget again this session. Senate…

2021-22 Recreational / Medical Marijuana Bill open for co-sponsorship
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2021-22 Recreational / Medical Marijuana Bill open for co-sponsorship

Wisconsin is ready to grow our future by legalizing cannabis. What LRB-4361 (Senate Bill 545) will help build safe communities and a healthy future. Agricultural business will bloom and the economic benefits will be felt by Wisconsinites as the state legalizes cannabis. The legislation is currently being circulated for co-sponsorship. Who Over 60% of Wisconsinites…

Gov Evers ballot initiative special session
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Gov Evers ballot initiative special session

Gov Evers special session on ballot initiatives would have created a statewide binding referendum process through a constitutional amendment, allowing voters to file petitions with the Wisconsin Elections Commission and ultimately hold a vote during a general election to repeal laws, propose new state laws and constitutional amendments. If enough signatures by qualified electors are validated…

Pfaff and Doyle want your vote, but are MIA on legalization

Pfaff and Doyle want your vote, but are MIA on legalization

Congressman Ron Kind (D) retires and who jumps into the primary race right away asking for your votes? Incumbents who are missing in action as elected officials. Right behind them is a former law maker with a poor record of co-sponsoring cannabis reform bills. Who am I talking about? The possible contender list will grow,…

WI Adult Use Cannabis Legislation 2023-24 Committee Analysis

WI Adult Use Cannabis Legislation 2023-24 Committee Analysis by Jay Selthofner The comprehensive legislation addressing cannabis reform under an adult use / medical marijuana has been submitted and assigned Senate Bill 486 and Assembly Bill 506. The bills were introduced by 25 (out of 35) Democrat Representatives ; while being cosponsored by 10 (out of…

2022 Election Wisconsin State Assembly
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2022 Election Wisconsin State Assembly

The stages are set for the General Election on November 8th, 2022. We have documented below information about candidates feelings and actions about marijuana reform. We hope you find this information helpful when it comes time to vote. There are of course a few candidates with no response or stance unknown, we will update those…

Support Governor Evers including marijuana legalization in upcoming state budget
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Support Governor Evers including marijuana legalization in upcoming state budget

Governor Evers is keeping on his promise and doing everything he can for the legalization of marijuana in Wisconsin. We need to support Governor Evers including marijuana legalization in the upcoming state budget. Get ready to help Keep Bud in the Budget during the public hearing process again this spring when Governor Evers is re-elected….

2022 Wisconsin Uncontested Races
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2022 Wisconsin Uncontested Races

Fall General Election November 8th, 2022 Unfortunately, not all races had a primary candidate or even a challenger in the general election. These are the uncontested seats for the 2022 Wisconsin State Election. A few of these races have late “write in” candidates which most likely will not make these seats competitive for the ballot…

Who is Rachael “RCG” Cabral-Guevara?
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Who is Rachael “RCG” Cabral-Guevara?

Rachael Cabral-Guevara (born August 10, 1976) is an American nurse practitioner, educator, and Republican politician. She is a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 55th Assembly district since 2021. Her current district comprises Neenah and the western suburbs of Appleton, Wisconsin. In the 2021-22 she was on the following committees: Committee on Colleges…

Adam Jarchow enters Attorney General Race
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Adam Jarchow enters Attorney General Race

Wisconsin’s historic bipartisan cannabis decriminalization bill in 2017 included a number of sponsors of cannabis law reform legislation not seen before. The legislators on this bill included a few Republicans and were led by Rep. Adam Jarchow (R-Balsam Lake). There were five other GOP cosponsors, Kathleen Bernier (R-Lake Hallie), Reps. Joel Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay) Dale…

Catch WI Senator Felzkowski on Tour and Say High

Catch WI Senator Felzkowski on Tour and Say High

Sessions with WI Senator Felzkowski and Rep. Callahan will be held Oct 7th, 2021: Tomahawk, WI – Tomahawk VFW Post 2687 at 9am Elcho, WI – 11:30am in Elcho Community Pavilion Aniwa, WI – 1:45pm in Aniwa at the Community Center.   Oct 8th WI Senator Felzkowski and Rep. Swearingen will be holding sessions also:…

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Visit Rep. Scott Krug in Wisconsin Rapids Dec 16

The 72nd Assembly District is comprised of Wisconsin Rapids, Port Edwards, Nekoosa, Bancroft, Plainfield, Village of Hancock, Almond, Rome, Biron, Big Flats, Arkdale, Coloma and town of Richford / Town of Dakota area which includes also the rural parts of parts of Wood, Waushara, Adams and Portage Counties. He is holding a listening session with…

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Senator Patrick Testin Dec 16, 2019 Listening Sessions

Senator Testin will be holding four listening sessions on Monday, December 16th. Members of the public and the press are invited to attend and share questions and ideas. Monday, December 16th – 71.) Village of Rudolph: Village Hall – 1580 Main St., Rudolph – Noon-12:45 P.M. 72.) Town of Remington: Buck’s N Berries Family Restaurant – 1699…

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