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Robin Vos

79th Speaker of the of the Wisconsin State Assembly, Robin Vos, shares what he is thankful for this Thanksgiving. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted businesses, families, healthcare workers, and Wisconsin in general. In the midst of a global pandemic, Vos shares what he is grateful for as a part of the Racine Gratitude Project. The […]

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Greta Neubauer

The Racine County Eye presents the #RacineGratitudeProject as a way to connect with those living in Racine County and to hear about what they are thankful for this Holiday season. 2020 has been a rollercoaster. Looking back we can probably count a handful of unexpected twists and turns. However during these difficult moments, residents of […]

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Vos Announces Speaker’s Racial Disparities Task Force Members

MADISON – Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, on Wednesday announced the members of the newly formed Speaker’s Task Force on Racial Disparities, which is chaired by Majority Leader Jim Steineke, R-Kaukauna, and Rep. Shelia Stubbs, D-Madison. The group, consisting of four legislators and 28 community members, will focus on ways to address racial disparities, educational […]

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Face Mask Competition

Greta and her boyfriend showing off their matching t-shirts and masks. The inspiration behind the Racine County Eye Face Mask competition came from Racine’s very own, Greta Neubauer. She is a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the city of Racine and eastern Racine County. “Racine, it is time to #MaskUp. Consider this the […]

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Redistricting in Wisconsin: Where we’re at

By Peter Cameron The state of Wisconsin is gerrymandered. In one of the most-evenly divided states in the country, none of the 2018 elections for the state’s seven U.S. congressional seats were decided by less than double figures. That’s equivalent to electoral blowouts in every district, no matter which party won. State Republicans may disagree with […]

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Racine JROTC Instructors to be Named Assembly ‘Hometown Heroes’

The Wisconsin State Assembly will recognize Major Jason Hauser and Sergeant First Class Guadalupe Berrios Jr. from Racine Unified School District as “Hometown Heroes” at the upcoming Assembly session on May 15th. Major Hauser and Sergeant First Class Berrios were nominated by their State Representative, Bob Wittke (R-Racine), for their role as Junior Reserve Officers’ […]