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Celebrating the Reason for the Season

Pictured above (from left to right): Caleb Gerbitz, Kyle Koenen, JJ Sherman, Senator Kapenga, Christian Laatsch, Kaleb Vander Wiele.
As we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, it is important to spread joy and love to our family, friends, and neighbors. I wanted to share this picture of my staff with you so that you can put faces to names, if you have ever contacted my office. I am thankful to have a strong team to support me in the office, as well as my great family to support me at home and in all of my endeavors. I hope everyone has a blessed week. Merry Christmas!

Ethan Allen Sex Offender Proposal

My office has received many emails and phone calls regarding Milwaukee Alderman Tony Zielinski's assertion that the former Ethan Allen School for Boys should be converted to housing for certain sex offenders. Many of your friends and neighbors are against this proposal and I would like to reassure you that I am also opposed to the idea. Alderman Zielinski must be unfamiliar with Delafield, as the Ethan Allen site is neither "remote," nor "away from neighborhoods, away from potential victims, and away from playgrounds and schools." (You can find his entire press release here.)

While no official proposal has been circulated in the Legislature, I will be working to discuss this matter with the rumored author in order to ensure that the Ethan Allen site is not under consideration for the housing of sex offenders of any kind. The safety of our communities should never be sacrificed, and I do not feel that Mr. Zielinski's idea is either appropriate or plausible.

Upcoming Town Hall Meetings

Please join me for one of my town hall meetings in January, March, or April. During these meetings, I will be available to answer questions and hear from you about important issues at the state and local levels.

As always, if you are unable to attend these office hours, and you have any comments or questions, please email me at Sen.Kapenga@legis.wi.gov or give me a call at (608) 266-9174.

Today in History

 
1776 - Thomas Paine's The American Crisis is published.
1783 - George Washington resigns as general of the Army and retires to Mount Vernon.
1823 - 'Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore is published. 
1947 - At Bell Labs, researchers first demonstrate the transistor, a semiconductor device that becomes a building block for modern electronic equipment.
1986 - Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager land the experimental aircraft Voyager at Edwards Air Force Base, California, to complete the first nonstop, around-the-world flight without refueling.
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33rd Senate District
15 South
State Capitol
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53708
Local Events
Pewaukee Town Hall
Monday, January 11, 2016
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Pewaukee Public Library

Sussex Town Hall
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Pauline Haass Public Library

Delafield Town Hall
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Delafield Public Library

Waukesha Town Hall
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Waukesha Town Hall

Ottawa Town Hall
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Town of Ottawa Town Hall
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