2022 Legislative Council Study Committee on Wisconsin National Guard Sexual Misconduct Procedures

On November 17, 2022, the Legislative Council Study Committee on Wisconsin National Guard Sexual Misconduct Procedures will meet. Agenda: Discussion of distributed materials: LRB-6547/P4, relating to creating a punitive article under the Wisconsin Code of Military Justice prohibiting certain activities with a military recruit or trainee by a person in a position of special trust. […]

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Veteran's Day Ceremony 2022

On November 11, 2022, the Madison Veterans Council sponsored the 2022 Veteran’s Day Ceremony at the State Capitol, featuring remarks from Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Mary Kolar, Gov. Tony Evers and a keynote address by Chris Kolakowski, Director Wisconsin Veterans Museum.

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American Legion National Convention 2022

On August 30, 2022, the American Legion holds their 2022 Nation Convention in Milwaukee. Addressing the convention will be the following members of Wisconsin delegation to Congress, and others: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis) U.S. Rep. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Wis) Mary Kolar – Secretary – Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Cavalier […]

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2022 Legislative Council Study Committee on Wisconsin National Guard Sexual Misconduct Procedures

On August 9, 2022, the Legislative Council Study Committee on Wisconsin National Guard Sexual Misconduct Procedures held a meeting. This study committee is directed to study the Wisconsin National Guard’s procedures for investigating and addressing sexual misconduct. The committee shall review the findings and recommendations contained in previously completed investigations into the Wisconsin National Guard’s […]

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Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity

On July 13, 2022, the Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity held a listening session to hear testimony from the public.  Testimony topics include: Veteran Education and Workforce Training Veteran Employment and Entrepreneurship Long-Term Care for Veterans Veteran Health Care, including Mental and Behavioral Health Care Veteran Housing Wisconsin Veteran Services and Benefits Substance Abuse […]

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Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity

On June 22, 2022, the Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity met on Post-Service Education and Job Training, Credentialing, and Employment: Understand the unique challenges faced by veterans related to obtaining employment at levels commensurate to training and experience gained through military service. Objectives: • Understand Wisconsin’s employment environment for veterans. • Explore obstacles that […]

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Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity

On May 4, 2022, ​​the Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity met on Viability and Sustainability of the Veterans Trust Fund: Understanding the funding of state veterans benefits by examining the history of funding sources and the benefits funded by the Veterans Trust Fund.  Agenda: 1. Welcome Remarks Introductions/Ground Rules Process Overview Secretary Kathy Blumenfeld, […]

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Senate Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges

On December 15, 2021, the Senate Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges held an informational hearing followed by a public hearing on the following: Student Enrollment Data: Legislative Fiscal Bureau University of Wisconsin System Performance-Based Funding in Higher Education: Cicero Institute Senate Bill 517: tuition and fee remission or grants for certain veterans and their […]

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State Building Commission: Administrative Affairs Subcommittee

On December 15, 2021, the State Building Commission Administrative Affairs Subcommittee met to review and make recommendations on requests submitted by the state agencies. Agenda: Department of Administration – Small Project Program Funding Release: Requests the release of $21,571,000 of the 2021-23 All Agency program Department of Corrections – Waupun Central Generating Plant – Municipal […]

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