Lighthouse Transfer a Reason to Celebrate

Lighthouse Transfer a Reason to Celebrate: Wisconsin state Senator Janet Bewley welcomes Sen. Baldwin’s successful effort to preserve historic beacon in Ashland.

Full press release can be read here at the WheelerReport.

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Dane Deutsch: A No Show, Again

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 31, 2014

Superior, WI — Janet Bewley released the following statement in regards to her opponent’s decision to skip the Wisconsin Public Radio Debate Wednesday night at the Northern Great Lakes Visitors Center in Ashland.

“He’ll pay to put negative and misleading advertisements in local newspapers, but can’t be bothered to show up for a debate in the Senate District’s third largest city. Not once, but twice, my opponent has backed out of debates that he had previously agreed to attend. Despite my …

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Janet Bewley: Setting the Record Straight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 29, 2014

Superior, WI – Janet Bewley’s republican opponent for the 25th Senate District seat, Dane Deutsch, seems to believe that there are state agencies that have the authority to prevent an iron mining company from dumping tailings into wetlands.  That used to be the case, until the republican legislature passed, and Governor Walker signed, 2013 ACT 1 into law.

“I want to set the record straight,” Bewley stated.  “We can disagree about the merits of the changes to Wisconsin’s mining laws that the republicans …

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Tom Ratzlaff, Mayor of Park Falls, Endorses Janet Bewley for State Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 20, 2014

Superior, WI – Janet Bewley, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin’s 25th State Senate District seat, has been endorsed by Tom Ratzlaff, the Mayor of Park Falls and one of her opponents in the August Democratic primary.

“I am pleased to have Mayor Ratzlaff’s endorsement,” said Bewley.  “Tom was a worthy opponent and brought a valuable perspective to our primary debates.  He has unselfishly served the people of Park Falls as their mayor for the past 10 years and has brought a lot of …

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Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers Endorse Janet Bewley for State Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2014

Superior, WI — Janet Bewley, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin’s 25th State Senate District seat, has been endorsed by the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail And Transportation Workers (SMART) Transportation Division’s Wisconsin Legislative Board.  SMART is one of North America’s most dynamic and diverse unions with 216,000 members. SMART’s members produce and provide the vital services that move products to market, passengers to their destinations and ensure the quality of the air we breathe.

“I’m grateful to have their support,” said Bewley. “You’ll …

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Janet Bewley and Beth Meyers Participate in a Political Forum Centering Around Health Issues that Affect Northern Wisconsin Communities

Ashland, WI — Candidates Janet Bewley and Beth Meyers participated in a lively forum discussing the health issues affecting our local communities. The forum took place on Tuesday Oct. 6th at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor center. All candidates running for the 25th Senate district and 74th Assembly district were invited to participate. Only candidates Janet Bewley and Beth Meyers were in attendance and both discussed their positions on various health issues relating to tobacco, alcohol and other drug usage and healthy lifestyle issues such …

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Janet Bewley Joins with Other Area Lawmakers to Call for Action Over Train Stoppages in Rural Communities

Three northern lawmakers have called upon the Wisconsin Railroad Commissioner to utilize the maximum authority of his office to hold rail companies accountable for train stoppages that block rail crossings and cause disruptions to citizens of Wisconsin.

In a letter to Commissioner Jeff Plale, Senator Bob Jauch (D-Poplar), Representatives Nick Milroy (D-South Range) and Janet Bewley (D-Ashland) expressed concern that an increase in train stoppages cause disruption to citizens and presents serious safety concerns for emergency responders.

…continue reading full press release at BusinessNorth.com

 

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Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Endorses Janet Bewley for State Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2014

Superior, WI – Janet Bewley, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin’s 25th State Senate District seat, has been endorsed by the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin, a statewide organization that represents over 3,200 fire fighters in over 70 local communities across Wisconsin.

“In her four years in the State Assembly, Janet Bewley has demonstrated a clear, unwavering commitment to supporting the people who put their lives on the line protecting our homes, families, and communities,” said Camron Vollbrecht, President of Superior, Local 74. “We …

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Video of the September 11th WisconsinEye Interview of Rep. Janet Bewley is now available

Thank you WisconsinEye for taking the time to interview me at the Medford public library last Thursday. I discuss some of the issues that are affecting Northern Wisconsin. Play the video above to watch the interview!

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Thank You to All My Supporters and Volunteers

Thank You to All My Supporters and Volunteers

“Thank you to everyone who took the time to go to the polls yesterday, and a special thanks to those that pushed me over the top in the primary for the 25th Senate Seat. I’ve worked hard for Northern Wisconsin and I’m proud of my record of standing up for middle class families. With only 12 weeks to go until the general election on November 4th, I look forward to the opportunity to continue serving the great people of Northern Wisconsin. Democracy works best when …

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AFT-Wisconsin and Citizen Action of Wisconsin Endorse Janet Bewley for State Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 8, 2014

Superior, WI — Janet Bewley, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin’s 25th State Senate District seat, has been endorsed by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) of Wisconsin and Citizen Action of Wisconsin.  “I am honored to have the support of these two groups,” said Bewley.  “Both are committed to making Wisconsin a better place to live and work.  Their members are out on the frontlines everyday fighting for our shared, progressive values.”

Citizen Action of Wisconsin is a bi-partisan, issue-focused coalition of …

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