Posted inGovernment, Local news, Politics

Website names purchased, big cash raised, but Steil ‘not running,’ Gallagher mum on running against ‘popular’ Baldwin

By Christina Lieffring, THE BADGER PROJECT The pool of Republican candidates to run against Senator Tammy Baldwin is expected to fill out this summer, but so far some of the most well-known possibilities have said they’re not interested or aren’t committing to the race.  Who the Republican party will run against Baldwin is one of […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news, Schools, Union Grove

2023 Artistic Discovery Contest winner hails from Union Grove

OAK CREEK — Ryannah Glassen, a senior at Union Grove High School, was declared the winner of the 2023 Artistic Discovery Contest with her self-portrait. For the next year, her artwork will be displayed in an exhibit in the United States Capitol Building. The presentation of awards took place over the weekend in Oak Creek, […]

Posted inCommunity, Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Improving our infrastructure means jobs

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In Wisconsin, we like to joke that there are two seasons: winter and road construction. Both can be a headache at times. But recently, I’ve thought about our construction season in a different way: road construction season means jobs. The American Society of Civil Engineers gave Wisconsin a “C” on our […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news

Gallagher joins Steil and all Wisconsin Democrats to approve same-sex marriage protections

By Christina Lieffring, THE BADGER PROJECT Two Republican congressmen in Wisconsin joined the state’s three Democrats in voting to approve Thursday a bill that protects same-sex and inter-racial marriage across the country. In the U.S. House of Representatives, 39 Republicans joined all 219 Democratic colleagues to pass the Respect for Marriage Act, including U.S. Rep. […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news, Politics

Johnson, other Republicans rally in Racine for last-minute election push

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI — Wisconsin Republicans at a rally held Saturday promised a red wave would indeed be forthcoming. As part of a 60-stop bus tour, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), U.S. Representative Bryan Steil (R-Janesville), and Tim Michels, candidate for governor, made a stop at Angry Brothers Pub, 6501 Washington Ave., to energize their […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news, Politics

A list of top donors to Ann Roe, Democratic candidate for Congress in southeastern Wisconsin

by The Badger Project, The Badger ProjectOctober 31, 2022 The challenger lags far behind incumbent Republican Rep. Bryan Steil in fundraising. By Peter Cameron, THE BADGER PROJECT Two-term Congressman Bryan Steil, who represents the southeastern corner of Wisconsin, has outraised his Democratic opponent Ann Roe by millions. Steil has raised about $3.5 million compared to […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news, Politics

A list of all donors who have given the maximum to Rep. Bryan Steil, Republican candidate for Congress in southeastern Wisconsin

by The Badger Project, The Badger ProjectOctober 31, 2022 Steil is dominating fundraising with big support from big business in the race to retain his U.S. House seat. By Peter Cameron, THE BADGER PROJECT Two-term Republican Congressman Bryan Steil, who represents the 1st Congressional District in the southeastern corner of Wisconsin, has outraised his Democratic […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news, Police and fire, Politics

Bipartisan funding bill for smaller police departments splits Wisconsin congressional reps in unsual way

By Peter Cameron, THE BADGER PROJECT Proponents of bipartisanship and law enforcement got a big victory last week in the U.S. House of Representatives. A large bipartisan majority voted to approve a bill that will give $60 million over the next five years to law enforcement agencies with fewer than 125 officers to do things […]

Posted inBusiness, Local news

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 […]

Posted inCelebrations, Community, Health, Non-Profits

Rare Disease Day: 3 Ways to Support Those with Rare Diseases

Today is Rare Disease Day. This day is observed on the last day of February each year. The first Rare Disease Day was held in 2008 and launched by EURORDIS: Rare Diseases Europe and its Council of National Alliances. Across the globe, the rare disease community and its supporters are coming together today to share […]

Posted inCelebrations

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 […]

Posted inSports

Steil Honors Olympian Maddy Bernau of Waterford

Today, Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) presented Olympian Maddy Bernau of Waterford with a copy of the Congressional Record that he will introduce on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.   The Congressional Record entry honors Maddy’s achievement of winning a bronze medal at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games held this summer in Tokyo. […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news

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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