Jon Erpenbach

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Name: Jon Erpenbach
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

The deep roots of the fight for medical cannabis in Wisconsin

Thirty-five years ago this July 31, the drive to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin was heating up with a hearing in the Capitol's stately North Hearing Room.On July 31, 1979, a public hearing was held on AB 279, the Therapeutic Cannabis Research ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Senate Democrats ask Van Hollen, Walker to drop defense of marriage inequality

(0 votes, average 0 out of 5)Written by Lisa Neff, Staff writerThursday, 17 July 2014 07:27Democratic members of the Wisconsin Senate this week asked Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to cease his defense of the state's ban on same-sex marriage.Democratic ... [Published Wisconsin Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Capitol Update: Forty incumbents in Wisconsin Legislature do not have challengers

Seventeen Democratic and 23 Republican incumbents appear to be without opposition for the Fall Election ballot on Nov. 4.That is not to say that write-in candidates could not declare their candidacies and try to convince voters to write in their names ... [Published Agri View - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

New problems for Gov. Scott Walker

06/20/2014 Prosecutors in Wisconsin allege that Governor Scott Walker personally oversaw illegal coordinated fundraising among conservative groups. Ed Schultz, St. Sen. Jon Erpenbach and Mike Papantonio discuss. ... [Published MSNBC - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 1 reports

Legislators want more from state prosecutors to address Mazo Beach issues

. -- -Michael McGreevy is no stranger to Mazo Beach or the illicit activity that happens around his favorite summer hangout.  That said, McGreevy said the naturalists and others who frequent the nude beach aren’t the ones causing the problems.“Just because ... [Published Channel 3000 - Jun 09 2014]
First reported May 16 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 1 reports

Legislators: State Patrol policy lists quota, is ‘against the law’

. -The authors of the Wisconsin law banning police agencies from requiring their officers to write a certain number of tickets and warnings said a State Patrol pilot program violates their 1999 anti-quota legislation .Former Rep. Duwayne Johnsrud (R-Eastman) ... [Published Channel 3000 - May 16 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial cartoon 4/18/14

An appeals court has ruled that Sen. Jon Erpenbach can't keep secret the names of people who sent him emails. That's good news. The same rulin… ... [Published Capital Times - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Jon Erpenbach
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

"State legislators cannot withhold the names and email addresses of constituents who contact them..."

"... the Wisconsin Court of Appeals decided Wednesday." Currently, some public officials, including [Gov. Scott] Walker, leave names on correspondence requested under the open-records law while others have blacked them out. Dreps said the ruling creates ... [Published Althouse - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Legislators charge $1.2 million in taxpayer dollars for reimbursements in 2013

Wisconsin state legislators were reimbursed $1.16 million in 2013 to cover the expense of traveling to Madison from their home districts, a nearly 50 percent increase from 2012.Lawmakers are paid as full time employees with a base salary of $50,000 per ... [Published Badger Herald - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

State lawmakers claim $1.1 million in per diem payments

State lawmakers claimed more than $1.1 million in reimbursement for working in the Capitol in 2013, a hefty increase from 2012 that was consistent with past non-election year amounts.In 2012, the average claimed for each Assembly district was $5,575. ... [Published Herald Times - Apr 06 2014]

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"I would think the higher-ups at the State Patrol who are pushing this are violating state law," Erpenbach said. "they're turning (the troopers) into meter maids, nothing more than parking officials who go around and write tickets. that's all they do, and there are better things for police officers to do."

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Senate Democrats ask Van Hollen, Walker to drop... [Published Wisconsin Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
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New problems for Gov. Scott Walker [Published MSNBC - Jun 21 2014]
Legislators want more from state prosecutors to... [Published Channel 3000 - Jun 09 2014]
Legislators: State Patrol policy lists quota, i... [Published Channel 3000 - May 16 2014]
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"State legislators cannot withhold the names an... [Published Althouse - Apr 10 2014]
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