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Author: Jonathan Brostoff

A review of the past year for how Wisconsin state legislators view priorities

We Democrats in the Assembly pushed an agenda driven by the interests of our local constituents, not by the size of out-of-state wallets. In 2015, I was honored to be sworn in as a member of the 102nd Wisconsin State Legislature. But during the year, Wisconsin faced many challenges, and the legislature passed bills that should never even have been put to a vote — bills that benefitted the very wealthy and that attacked the middle class, women, and some of our less fortunate neighbors. Some of these bills were written outside Wisconsin by a large business-financed, right-wing group,...

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