We demand the committee hear everyone who wishes to speak tonight, and reopen the hearing tomorrow. Many people have driven long distances and need to work during the day, and thus will not have a chance to speak if the committee cuts of hearings.
It is clear that this bill is highly controversial and inflammatory. It is essential that members of the Joint Finance Committee hear everyone who has something to say on a bill that would change the nature of the public institutions and workplace protections in Wisconsin.
The new rules were laid out by Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee. “The reason I’m standing on this chair in the hallway is that I believe you should speak. However, I’m in the minority.”
Peter Rickman, 920-284-4710
Alex Hanna, 765-404-6996