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May 25

Legislative Update and Action Alerts – May 25

The Joint Finance Committee is sorting out whether to support the governor’s budget proposal for a 5 percent UW tuition cut or hold steady at a continuation of a tuition freeze. Meanwhile, Democrats are pressing the budget panel to restore UW funding and fund two years of free college education through the Fund the Freeze campaign. Other topics include referendum restrictions, guns in schools, military service & WRS, and Career and Technical Education Grants.

Dec 20

Opposition building to ‘guns in schools’ proposal

Parents and public school officials are beginning to a stand locally against a legislator’s plans for allowing guns in schools. About 60 people attended a Whitefish Bay School Board meeting this week to oppose the idea, and several school boards have adopted resolutions opposing the planned legislation. State Representative Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum) has said he will introduce a bill to allow licensed guns owners to carry weapons into schools

Nov 14

Legislator to introduce ‘guns in schools’ bill

Expect the issue of guns in schools to be resurrected early next year in the new legislative session. At a forum that he organized Saturday at Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School in Washington County, State Representative Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum) said he will introduce a bill to allow guns in schools. Specifically, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the bill initially will allow licensed gun owners to carry weapons on the grounds of private schools (because it is politically “an easier fit” to focus on private schools). However, Kremer said he expects to follow up with similar bills applying to public schools and college campuses.

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