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Statewide Small Business Administration awards given to 2 Racine businesses

During Small Business Month, two Racine businesses were recognized as Small Business Administration (SBA) award winners for the state of Wisconsin. On May 23, state representatives, community leaders and small business owners gathered at CoveredCare to celebrate the achievements of Donisha Nesbitt of CoveredCare and Marie Watkins of Polaris Talent as women-owned business owners. Nesbitt […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news

REDISTRICTING RECAP: More Republican gerrymandering for now. But hope remains for pro-democracy proponents, Democrats

by The Badger Project, The Badger ProjectApril 29, 2022 While Wisconsin Supreme Court gave Republicans major wins, the 2023 election could reverse them. On the left, the congressional districts from the 2010s, and on the right, the new districts for the next decade. In the recent round of redistricting, Wisconsin’s congressional districts changed only slightly […]

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Burlington Resident named 2021 Veteran of the Year

This Veterans Day, Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) had the honor of naming Wisconsin’s First Congressional District 2021 Veteran of the Year. This year’s recipient is Mr. Robert (Bob) G.E. Boulden, United States Marine Corps Sergeant (Ret.). “I am honored to announce Bob as this year’s Veteran of the Year. Bob’s commitment to service, excellence, and […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news

Select Committee on Economy to Hold Field Hearing in Lorain, Ohio

On Monday, October 18 at 12:00 p.m., the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth will conduct an open field hearing in Lorain, Ohio, titled “Renewing Prosperity in the Industrial Heartland: An Economic Agenda for Forgotten Communities.” During this hearing, Committee Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04) and Ranking Member Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) will join Committee member and hometown representative Congresswoman Marcy […]

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Steil to Hold Listening Sessions

On Thursday, Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) announced that he will be holding six listening sessions in Southeast Wisconsin next week.   The listening sessions are free and open to the people of Wisconsin’s First Congressional District. Residents are encouraged to attend to discuss issues pending in Congress or to request assistance dealing with federal agencies. Individuals needing additional assistance […]

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Steil Announces 2021 Congressional App Challenge

WISCONSIN- Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) announced an innovative challenge for middle school and high school students to grow interest in coding and computer technology. The national Congressional App Challenge is now accepting registrants from Wisconsin’s First Congressional District for the 2021 competition. “I am excited to help bring the Congressional App Challenge to students in […]

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Steil Seeks Applicants for Gold Star Family Fellow

JANESVILLE—On Thursday, Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) announced he is seeking applicants for a Gold Star Family fellow through the House of Representatives’ Gold Star Family Fellowship Program. “I am committed to ensuring our veterans, military members, and their families have access to care, service, and benefits they’ve earned in service to our country. The Gold […]

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Steil Nominates 17 High School Students to Attend Service Academies

Congressman Bryan Steil announced on Wednesday the nomination of 17 high school students from Southeast Wisconsin for appointments to attend U.S. service academies. “One great responsibility I have as a Member of Congress is to recognize the character, leadership, and academic achievements of high school students in the First District. I am proud to nominate […]

Posted inGovernment, Kenosha Government, Kenosha Lens, Local news

Steil Seeks Nominations for 2020 Veteran of the Year

Bryan Steil announces applications are now open for the 2020 Veteran of the Year Award. This award honors local veterans for their service to our country and contributions in our community. Applications are due October 9. Applications can be submitted through Steil’s website here. “Whether it is helping one veteran dealing with a federal agency […]

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Polack to face Steil in 1st Congressional race

RACINE – Racine native Roger Polack was the winner of Tuesday’s Democratic Party primary for Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District seat. He received 28,697 votes (58%) versus Kenosha resident Josh Prade’s 20,608 votes (42%), according to unofficial results. Polack will face the incumbent, Rep. Bryan Steil, a Republican from Janesville, in the November general election. “I’m […]