PPA Weekly Capitol Report

By Shawn Pfaff Governor and State Legislative Dems introduce package to reduce Rx drug costs Democratic Governor Tony Evers and state legislative Democrats introduced this week a comprehensive package to lower the cost of prescription drugs. This package is very...

PPA Weekly Capitol Report

By Shawn Pfaff Wisconsin to Receive More Than $400 million in Opioid Settlement Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced this week the proposed settlement agreement between numerous states who sued three of the major pharmaceutical companies who were...

PPA Weekly Capitol Report

By Shawn Pfaff Governor to Introduce Budget on Tuesday Governor Evers will introduce his 2021-23 biennial budget on Tuesday through a virtual address to the GOP-led state legislature. The two-year spending document will be the Democratic Governor’s second budget and...

PPA Weekly Capitol Report

By Shawn Pfaff Assembly Passes COVID bill; Senate Raises Concerns while Governor threatens Veto This week, the Republican-controlled state Assembly introduced a comprehensive COVID relief package for the state (AB 1). The massive bill includes more than forty...

PPA Weekly Capitol Report

By Shawn Pfaff Election Further Shows Deep Urban/Rural Divide Tuesday’s election further demonstrated the political divide between urban and rural Wisconsin. This divide has become more stark in every election over the past decade since former Governor Scott Walker...

Brief Legislative Update

Written By: David Allen I just wanted to give a brief update on what the Legislative Committee has been up to since the WAA Winter Conference held this past January. Through our fundraising efforts at the Winter Conference, we raised approximately $13,000 for...